StatisticClaytonNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)3481791
Median age39.337.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%42%43%
Speak English69%65%79%
Speak Spanish29%28%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Clayton is 1948% higher than New Mexico
  • The median age in Clayton is 6% higher than New Mexico
  • In Clayton 70.17% of the population is White
  • In Clayton 2.62% of the population is Black
  • In Clayton 0.17% of the population is Asian

Compare Clayton, NM Demographics


      Clayton population breakdown by race

      RaceClaytonNew MexicoNational
      American Indian3.72%9.28%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race4.48%3.26%3.06%
      Other race18.83%10.49%4.75%
      In Clayton, 51.8% 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, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).