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Overview

Introduction to Clayton, Ohio

Clayton, Ohio is 11 miles NW of Dayton, Ohio (center to center) and 48 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is in Montgomery County. The city is part of the Dayton - Springfield metro area.

Clayton History

Clayton was originally incorporated on January 1, 1998, as a village. In the same year, a 15 member Charter Commission was elected, and they framed a Charter for the City of Clayton. The area was reincorporated as a city on December 31, 1998, by the Ohio Secretary of State. The City Charter was approved in May 1999 and became effective on January 1, 2000.

Clayton and Nearby Attractions

  • Englewood MetroPark
  • Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm
  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
  • Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
  • Sycamore State Park

Things To Do In Clayton

You can visit the Clayton United Methodist Church and Salem Church during your leisure hours. The city offers several scenic landscapes where you can enjoy family picnics. Clayton also offers several playgrounds and athletic fields. The Rankin House State Memorial and Brookville Historical Society's Spitler House and Museum are nearby. You can also enjoy shopping at the Courtyard Dayton South Mall.

Clayton Transportation

James M. Cox Dayton International Airport can be reached within a few minutes.

Clayton Higher Education

Wright State University - Main Campus, Wittenberg University, University of Dayton and Sinclair Community College are among the institutes that offer opportunities for higher education.

People

Total Population 13,196
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 6,194
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.1%
Median Earnings25+ $39,815
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,194
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,326

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,891
% Above Poverty Level 91.8%
% Below Poverty Level 8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.4%
Median Gross Rent $788
Median House Value $134,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 14.7%

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

Clayton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Dayton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Montgomery
Metro Area Dayton - Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 45315
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.863
Longitude -84.36

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 DAYTON INTL AP
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station DAYTON MCD
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Station FRANKLIN
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookville 6,077 $65,929
Englewood 13,456 $69,516

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

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Clayton High Schools

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NORTHMONT HIGH SCHOOL
4916 NATIONAL RD
937-832-6000
Serves 1,958 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.1

MIAMI VALLEY CTC
6800 HOKE RD
937-837-7781
A Vocational School

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