Clayton is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,994 people and just one neighborhood, Clayton is the 571st largest community in New York. Clayton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, 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 village of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clayton who work in sales jobs (14.30%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.94%) and food service (10.46%).
Clayton is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Clayton, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Clayton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Clayton is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.