Clayton demographics profile

StatisticClaytonNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)1,185191
Median age38.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Speak English94%69%79%
Speak Spanish3%16%13%
Clayton, NJ has a population of 8,386 and is the 4,528th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,185 per sq mi which is 118435% higher than the New Jersey average and 1208% higher than the national average. The median age in Clayton is 39 which is approximately 2% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In Clayton, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 69% of Clayton residents were born in New Jersey, 26% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Clayton is 118435% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Clayton is 2% lower than New Jersey.
  • In Clayton 77.30% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Clayton 14.08% of the population is African American.
  • In Clayton 1.37% of the population is Asian.

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Clayton population breakdown by race

RaceClaytonNew JerseyNational
African American14.08%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.19%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race6.39%2.53%3.06%
Other race0.67%6.35%4.75%
In Clayton, 4.1% 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, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).