Clayton, Union County, New Mexico

Clayton: Town in New Mexico

About

Clayton is a town located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,980. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,660 inhabitants.

The town was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Quick Facts about Clayton

Population : 2,660 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 88415
Phone Area Codes : 575
Area : 12200000 km2
Altitude : 5,056 feet / 1541 meters
Capital city : Clayton is capital of Union County
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 18:28:29 (26th November 2022)
Population growth : -12.03% (2010-2020)
Clayton locator map
Location of Clayton on New Mexico map.
Main Street Clayton New Mexico image
Main Street Clayton New Mexico
Main Street Clayton New Mexico image

Geography

Clayton is located at 36°27'6"N 103°11'3"W (36.4516900, -103.1841000).

Clayton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clayton decreased by 12.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,980 - census
2011 2,891 -3.08% estimation process
2012 2,885 -0.21% estimation process
2013 2,855 -1.05% estimation process
2014 2,793 -2.22% estimation process
2015 2,743 -1.82% estimation process
2016 2,740 -0.11% estimation process
2017 2,755 0.54% estimation process
2018 2,711 -1.62% estimation process
2019 2,681 -1.12% estimation process
2020 2,660 -0.79% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 202,558
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 186,922
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 203,718
April 1, 2010 Population : 187,126
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.7%
People over 65 (%) : 18.3%
Female persons, % : 51.9%
White only, percent : 80.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 16.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 77.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 14,043
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 89,884

Clayton zip code is 88415. County name: Union, County fips: 35059

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 89,884
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $145,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,103
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $333
2015-2019 median gross rent : $778
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,569
2015-2019 Households : 76,798
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 272,197
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 928,573
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,435,031
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,189,557
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,563
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,865
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,552
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 3,809
2019 total employment : 63,173
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 2,821,520
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 4.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 13,025
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 15,115
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,655
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,881
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,363
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,272
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,099
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,969
2010 population per square mile : 261.6
2010 land area in square miles : 715.43

Post offices near Clayton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Clayton Post Office Clayton (NM) 88415

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Other cities in Union County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , NM.

City Name Population Title
Des Moines 121 Town
Folsom 53 Town in New Mexico, United States
Grenville 29 Human settlement in Union County, New Mexico, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Clayton distances to largest New Mexico cities