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People

Total Population 613
Male Share of the Population 55.8%
Female Share of the Population 44.2%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 277
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 46%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.9%
Median Earnings25+ $24,688
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,014

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,125
% Above Poverty Level 80.9%
% Below Poverty Level 19.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.4%
Median Gross Rent $359
Median House Value $55,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 18.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clayton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 62324
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.031
Longitude -90.96

Clayton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GOLDEN
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station QUINCY BALDWIN AP
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station QUINCY DAM 21
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Clayton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kellerville (62324)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Camp Point 1,150 $49,792
Coatsburg 164 $48,750
Columbus 80 $43,250
Golden 681 $47,679

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clayton Public Libraries

Library
Clayton P.l.d.
102 EAST MAIN STREET
Clayton, Illinois
(217) 894-6519

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