Clayton is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 2,832 people and just one neighborhood, Clayton is the 49th largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Clayton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clayton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clayton is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clayton who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (13.19%), office and administrative support (8.89%) and teaching (7.99%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Clayton is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Clayton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.99 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.