Clayton County , Iowa

Clayton County: County in Iowa, United States

Clayton County locator map
Location of Clayton County on Iowa map.

About

Clayton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,129 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,321 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elkader. The county was created 184 years ago in 1836.

Snow on road  Clayton County  Iowa image
Snow on road Clayton County Iowa
Snow on road  Clayton County  Iowa image

Geography

Clayton County is located at 42°50'41"N 91°20'29"W (42.8447500, -91.3414300). It has 8 neighbors: Iowa County, Allamakee County, Buchanan County, Delaware County, Dubuque County, Winneshiek County, Crawford County and Grant County.

Clayton County map

The largest city of Clayton County is Guttenberg with a population of 1,783. Other cities include, Strawberry Point population 1,193, McGregor population 826, Marquette population 448 and Luana population 276. See all Clayton County cities & populated places.

Weather

Clayton County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. more

Clayton County Quick Facts

Population : 17,321 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Clayton County
Area : 2053 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Named for : John Middleton Clayton
Capital : Elkader
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:43:46 (19th October 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.66% (2010-2020)
Weather : 65℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Clayton County has 8 neighbours.

  • Elkader

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clayton County decreased by 4.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,129 - census
2011 18,017 -0.62% estimation process
2012 17,946 -0.4% estimation process
2013 17,793 -0.86% estimation process
2014 17,768 -0.14% estimation process
2015 17,726 -0.24% estimation process
2016 17,661 -0.37% estimation process
2017 17,648 -0.07% estimation process
2018 17,540 -0.62% estimation process
2019 17,549 0.05% estimation process
2020 17,321 -1.32% estimation process

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People born in Clayton County (1)

American author Eugenie S. Birkholz was born in Clayton County

Other places with the same name (2)

Clayton County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clayton County.

City Name Population Title
Guttenberg 1,783 City in Iowa, USA
Monona 1,462 Township in Clayton County, Iowa
Elkader 1,201 Town
Strawberry Point 1,193 City in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
McGregor 826 City in Iowa
Garnavillo 716 Township in Clayton County, Iowa
Marquette 448 City in Iowa, United States
Luana 276 City in Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Farmersburg 264 Township in Clayton County, Iowa
Volga 193 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
North Buena Vista 120 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
Saint Olaf 99 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
Garber 86 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
Osterdock 47 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
Clayton 39 City in Iowa, United States
Elkport 36 Ghost town in Clayton County, Iowa

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