Clayton, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Clayton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Clayton had a population of 12,999 as of July 1, 2018. Clayton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 39.8695 and longitude -84.3254 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The City of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2397639) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Salem, Salem Pike.

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Clayton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,999
Population in Households 12,869
Population in Familes 11,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density2 702
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $72,959
Average Household Income $88,985
Per Capita Income $35,054


Total Housing Units 5,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,082 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 997 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $147,926
Average Home Value $179,784


Total Households 5,079
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,662
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.19% -0.19%
Households -0.09% -0.15%
Families -0.34% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Clayton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 144 88th
Population Density # 905 26th
Diversity Index # 81 93rd
Median Household Income # 156 87th
Per Capita Income # 169 86th

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