Clayton, Saint Louis County, Missouri

Clayton: Inner-ring suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, United States

About

Clayton is a city located in the county of Saint Louis in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,939 and a population density of 2,453 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,775 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1876.

Quick Facts about Clayton

Population : 16,775 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Saint Louis County
Postal code : 63105
Phone Area Codes : 314
Area : 6.5 km2
Altitude : 568 feet / 173 meters
Capital city : Clayton is capital of St. Louis County
Establishment : January 01, 1877 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:57:08 (7th December 2022)
Density : 2,581 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.98% (2010-2020)
Clayton locator map
Location of Clayton on Missouri map.
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Central Presbyterian Church
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Geography

Clayton is located at 38°38'33"N 90°19'25"W (38.6425500, -90.3237300).

Clayton map

Demographics

The population of Clayton increased by 4.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,939 - census
2011 15,973 0.21% estimation process
2012 15,959 -0.09% estimation process
2013 15,930 -0.18% estimation process
2014 15,919 -0.07% estimation process
2015 15,915 -0.03% estimation process
2016 16,657 4.45% estimation process
2017 16,824 0.99% estimation process
2018 16,783 -0.24% estimation process
2019 16,747 -0.21% estimation process
2020 16,775 0.17% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 46,258
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 47,648
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 47,717
April 1, 2010 Population : 47,648
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.0%
People over 65 (%) : 15.3%
Female persons, % : 51.5%
White only, percent : 72.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 15.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 5.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 67.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,237
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.7%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $231,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,945
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $815
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,133
2015-2019 Households : 19,294
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.18
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,373
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 978,385
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,078,331
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 457,390
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,665
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,572
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $38,265
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,389
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,842
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,151
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 455
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,740
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 307
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,879
2010 population per square mile : 1,161.6
2010 land area in square miles : 41.02

People born in Clayton (7)

People born in Clayton, including artist Ernest Trova, Governor of Arizona, 1965-1967 Samuel Pearson Goddard Jr., actor James Franciscus, .

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Schools in Clayton

College & universities near Clayton, MO

Code Name City ZIP
177092 Concordia Seminary Saint Louis (MO) 63105-3196

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Clayton, MO

Code Name Address Type
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
WAH Washington 301 West Front St. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL

Post offices near Clayton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Richmond Heigh Post Office Saint Louis (MO) 63117

Other places with the same name (20)

Other cities in Saint Louis County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saint Louis County , MO. (more)

City Name Population Title
Castle Point 90,070 Census designated place in St.
Florissant 50,795 City in St.
Chesterfield 47,570 City in St.
Oakville 36,143 City in Halton Region, Ontario
Wildwood 35,460 City in New Jersey
University City 34,165 Suburb in St.
Ballwin 30,094 City in Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States
Mehlville 28,380 Census designated place
Kirkwood 27,866 Suburb of St.
Maryland Heights 26,895 City in Missouri, United States
Hazelwood 25,042 Suburb city of St.
Webster Groves 22,896 City in Missouri
Ferguson 20,457 Town in St.
Affton 20,307 Census designated place
Spanish Lake 19,650 Census designated place
Creve Coeur 18,624 City in St.

Distance to Other Cities

Clayton distances to largest Missouri cities