Clayton, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Clayton, California - Basic Facts

The City of Clayton had a population of 11,505 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 37.9403 and longitude -121.9301 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 394 feet.

The City of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2409474) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Clayton is located within Central Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clayton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Clayton's, Claytonville, Deadfall.


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Clayton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,505
Population in Households 11,495
Population in Familes 10,208
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,996
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,215
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,306
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,719 (87.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 496 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $648,770
Average Home Value $674,348
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $133,254
Average Household Income $163,785
Per Capita Income $60,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.85%
Households 0.38% 0.73%
Families 0.25% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Clayton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 457 70th
Population Density1 # 450 70th
Diversity Index2 # 1091 28th
Median Household Income # 48 97th
Per Capita Income # 106 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.