Clayton is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 11,690 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clayton is the 402nd largest community in California.
Clayton home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Clayton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Clayton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clayton is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clayton who work in management occupations (19.77%), office and administrative support (13.74%) and business and financial occupations (12.66%).
Also of interest is that Clayton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Clayton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.98% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Clayton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clayton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Clayton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clayton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Clayton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.38 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Clayton, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Clayton is a relatively small city. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Clayton, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Clayton is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.99% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Clayton in 2010 was $54,740, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $218,960 for a family of four.
Clayton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clayton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clayton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Clayton include German, Irish, English, Italian, European and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Clayton is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,134|
|CLAYTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||91.18%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||8.82%|
|TYPE OF CLAYTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||80.03%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||14.47%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.13%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.07%|
|SIZE OF CLAYTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.50%|
|AGE OF CLAYTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.44%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||83.19%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||10.14%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.23%|
|CLAYTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$906,021|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,525|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||0.72%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||2.49%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||0.37%|
|$310,001 - $465,000||2.81%|
|$465,001 - $620,000||11.25%|
|$620,001 - $775,000||15.99%|
|$775,001 - $1,162,000||49.15%|
|$1,162,001 - $1,550,000||14.00%|
|PEOPLE OF CLAYTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.50%|
|5 TO 17||18.94%|
|18 TO 24||8.31%|
|25 TO 34||7.25%|
|35 TO 54||30.38%|
|55 TO 64||14.05%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.56%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.95%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$131,136|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$54,740|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.93%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.45%)
Public Service (5.78%)
Real estate (3.51%)
Information Technology (3.22%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.04%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.23%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.20%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.98%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.60%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.86%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (16.46%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.07%)
Other Asian languages (1.66%)
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