Clayton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,146 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clayton is the 137th largest community in Ohio.
Clayton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clayton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clayton who work in office and administrative support (15.21%), management occupations (9.70%), and sales jobs (9.24%).
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.
Clayton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Clayton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Clayton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.06% of adults in Clayton have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Clayton in 2010 was $30,779, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,116 for a family of four. However, Clayton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clayton is a very 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clayton include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Clayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.