Population density (sq mi)1,61450491
Median age31.239.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1859%39%43%
Speak English89%87%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Clayton is 220% higher than Delaware
  • The median age in Clayton is 21% lower than Delaware
  • In Clayton 64.19% of the population is White
  • In Clayton 32.63% of the population is Black
  • In Clayton 0.36% of the population is Asian

Compare Clayton, DE Demographics


      Clayton population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Clayton age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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