Clayton Johnston County, North Carolina

Clayton: Town in North Carolina

About

Clayton is a town located in the county of Johnston in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,116. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 26,458 inhabitants.

The town was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Clayton Quick Facts

Population : 26,458 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Johnston County
Different from : Clayton
Phone Area Codes : 919
Water as percent of area : 0.16%
Land as percent of area : 99.84%
Altitude : 341 feet / 104, 103 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:40:24 (7th October 2022)
Postal code : 27520
Population growth : 39.09% (2010-2020)
Clayton locator map
Location of Clayton on North Carolina map.
Official Seal of Town of Clayton NC seal image
Official Seal of Town of Clayton NC
Official Seal of Town of Clayton NC seal image

Geography

Clayton is located at 35°39'3"N 78°27'23"W (35.6507100, -78.4563900).

Clayton map

Demographics

The population of Clayton increased by 39.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,116 - census
2011 16,701 3.5% estimation process
2012 17,071 2.17% estimation process
2013 17,633 3.19% estimation process
2014 18,313 3.71% estimation process
2015 19,117 4.21% estimation process
2016 20,082 4.81% estimation process
2017 21,420 6.25% estimation process
2018 22,909 6.5% estimation process
2019 24,887 7.95% estimation process
2020 26,458 5.94% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,496
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,736
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,585
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,696
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 16.2%
People over 65 (%) : 19.4%
Female persons, % : 51.9%
White only, percent : 85.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 9.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 8.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 77.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 509
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 12.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.6%

Clayton zip code is 27520. County name: Johnston, County fips: 37101

Clayton, Clayton (North Carolina), Klejton, Stallings Station, klaytwn, klytn karwlynay shmaly, kureiton, Клејтон, كلايتون, کلیتن، کارولینای شمالی, کلیٹن، شمالی کیرولائنا, クレイトン

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $645,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,208
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,186
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,441
2015-2019 Households : 4,026
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 44,918
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,359
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 314,925
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 123,153
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,384
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $128,071
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $58,471
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,559
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 854
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 505
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 184
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,237
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 111
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,303
2010 population per square mile : 1,604.9
2010 land area in square miles : 7.29

People born in Clayton (9)

People born in Clayton, including historian and ambassador to Germany William Dodd, architect Douglas Ellington, test pilot and aerospace engineer Sam T. Beddingfield, .

List

Schools in Clayton

College & universities near Clayton, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198774 Johnston Community College Smithfield (NC) 27577-2350

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Clayton, NC

Code Name Address Type
SSM Selma–Smithfield 500 East Railroad Street RAIL
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
WLN Wilson 401 East Nash Street RAIL

Post offices near Clayton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Clayton Post Office Clayton (NC) 27520

Other places with the same name (20)

Other cities in Johnston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Johnston County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Smithfield 13,333 County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina
Selma 7,323 Town of the United States
Archer Lodge 5,322 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Benson 4,024 Town in North Carolina, United States
Four Oaks 2,387 Town of the United States
Wilsons Mills 2,277 Park in the United States of America
Pine Level 1,861 City in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Kenly 1,624 Town of the United States
Princeton 1,425 Town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States
Micro 553 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Clayton distances to largest North Carolina cities