Clayton, Oklahoma

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Clayton, Oklahoma

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High Points

Clayton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oklahoma):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Clayton Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Clayton Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Clayton Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 9% Clayton Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Clayton, Oklahoma

Comparing Clayton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oklahoma (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 8
Age of the Population 6 8
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 9
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Clayton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles SW of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles S of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Pushmataha
Standard Zip Codes 74536
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.589
Longitude -95.352

Clayton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
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Clayton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 719 100%
Male 326 45.3%
Female 393 54.7%
Under 18 182 25.3%
18+ 537 74.7%
65+ 144 20%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.88
White 535 74.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 139 19.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 45 6.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated Clayton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 724
Growth 5
Growth % 0.7%

Clayton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.3%
US/American 22.3%
Irish 9.5%
German 6.1%
English 4.8%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Portuguese 1.5%
European 1.1%
Polish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kiamichi Christian Mission (74536)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clayton 719 $23,269
Albion 143 $17,750
Haileyville 891 $29,600
Hartshorne 2,102 $26,650
Talihina 1,211 $25,761
Wilburton 2,972 $25,543
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Clayton High Schools (2004)

100 PINE
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

Clayton Colleges

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