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People

Total Population 651
Male Share of the Population 56.7%
Female Share of the Population 43.3%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 274
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 48.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.7%
Median Earnings25+ $26,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,031

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,889
% Above Poverty Level 83.6%
% Below Poverty Level 16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $352
Median House Value $54,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 22.9%

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 1,343 $55,000
Coatsburg 137 $43,750
Columbus 119 $47,500
Golden 706 $48,214

Clayton Public Libraries

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102 EAST MAIN STREET
Clayton, Illinois
(217) 894-6519

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