Clayton demographics profile

StatisticClaytonAlabamaNational
Population2,9364,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4349291
Median age38.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio2.6:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%40%43%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Clayton, AL has a population of 2,936 and is the 8,919th largest city in the United States. The population density is 434 per sq mi which is 372% higher than the Alabama average and 379% higher than the national average. The median age in Clayton is 38 which is approximately 1% lower than the Alabama average of 39. In Clayton, 34% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 74% of Clayton residents were born in Alabama, 25% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Clayton is 372% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Clayton is 1% lower than Alabama.
  • In Clayton 38.56% of the population is White.
  • In Clayton 60.05% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Clayton 0.03% of the population is Asian.

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Clayton population breakdown by race

RaceClaytonAlabamaNational
White38.56%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American60.05%26.48%12.63%
Asian0.03%1.25%5.22%
American Indian0.61%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.44%1.76%3.06%
Other race0.31%1.28%4.75%
In Clayton, 1.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Clayton, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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