Clayton, Gloucester County, New Jersey

Clayton: Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey


Clayton is a city located in the county of Gloucester in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,179 and a population density of 435 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,759 inhabitants.

The city was created 136 years ago in 1886.

Quick Facts about Clayton

Population : 8,759 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Gloucester County
Postal code : 08312
Area : 18.8 km2
Altitude : 121 feet / 37 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (136 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:19:13 (7th February 2023)
Density : 466 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.62% (2010-2020)
Clayton locator map
Location of Clayton on New Jersey map.


Clayton is located at 39°39'36"N 75°5'32"W (39.6601100, -75.0921200). It has 2 neighbors: Glassboro and Monroe.

Clayton map

Clayton has 2 neighbours.

  • Glassboro borough in New Jersey, United States
  • Monroe township in Gloucester County, New Jersey


The population of Clayton increased by 6.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,179 - census
2011 8,203 0.29% estimation process
2012 8,206 0.04% estimation process
2013 8,206 0% estimation process
2014 8,341 1.62% estimation process
2015 8,464 1.45% estimation process
2016 8,568 1.21% estimation process
2017 8,638 0.81% estimation process
2018 8,683 0.52% estimation process
2019 8,738 0.63% estimation process
2020 8,759 0.24% estimation process

Clayton zip code is 08312. County name: Gloucester, County fips: 34015

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People born in Clayton (3)

People born in Clayton, including Sunny Gale, United States Marine Corps general Earl C. Long, grappler Nick Rodriguez, .


Schools in Clayton

College & universities near Clayton, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
184782 Rowan University Glassboro (NJ) 08028

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Clayton, NJ

Code Name Address Type
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER
LDW Lindenwold Station Ave & White Horse Rd West OTHER
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER
CRH Cherry Hill, New Jersey Cornell Ave. & West Marlton Pike OTHER
PHL 30th Street Station 2955 Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Clayton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Clayton Post Office Clayton (NJ) 08312

Other places with the same name (20)

Other cities in Gloucester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gloucester County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Jefferson 20,611 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Glassboro 20,386 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Williamstown 15,567 Town in Massachusetts
Mantua 14,877 Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Red Bank 11,979 Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
Woodbury 9,813 City in New Jersey
Pitman 8,753 Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Paulsboro 5,866 Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Beckett 4,847 Unincorporated community and census-designated place in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Westville 4,154 Borough of New Jersey
Mullica Hill 3,982 Census designated place
Harding 3,752 Township of New Jersey
Turnersville 3,742 Census designated place
Gibbstown 3,739 Census designated place
Oak Valley 3,483 Census designated place
Woodbury Heights 2,970 Borough of New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Clayton distances to largest New Jersey cities