Clayton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,61436891
Median age31.239.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%54%55%
Speak English89%87%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%
Clayton, DE has a population of 3,080 and is the 8,678th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,614 per sq mi which is 338% higher than the Delaware average and 1681% higher than the national average. The median age in Clayton is 31 which is approximately 21% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Clayton, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 57% of Clayton residents were born in Delaware, 38% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Clayton is 338% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Clayton is 21% lower than Delaware.
  • In Clayton 64.19% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Clayton 32.63% of the population is African American.
  • In Clayton 0.36% of the population is Asian.

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Clayton population breakdown by race

African American32.63%21.72%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.69%2.76%3.06%
Other race0.13%2.19%4.75%
In Clayton, 8.1% 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, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).