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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clayton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clayton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clayton who work in office and administrative support (17.60%), sales jobs (10.72%), and management occupations (9.50%).
Because of many things, Clayton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Clayton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Clayton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of Clayton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.42% of adults in Clayton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Clayton in 2010 was $30,961, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,844 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 French .
The most common language spoken in Clayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.