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Demographics

People

Total Population2,900
Male Share of the Population57.2%
Female Share of the Population42.8%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+979
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married33.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.3%
Median Earnings25+$21,412
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,780
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,585
% Above Poverty Level73.9%
% Below Poverty Level26.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time10 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone39.9%
Median Gross Rent$531
Median House Value$76,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)60.1%
German7.6%
English7.4%
Irish5.4%
Swedish0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Italian0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Dutch0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Russian0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Polish0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Clayton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union County
Standard Zip Codes88415
Phone Area Codes575
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude36.45
Approximate Longitude-103.17

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)

StationCLAYTON MUNICIPAL AP
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 47 F
Apr Temp37 to 66 F
Jul Temp60 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 69 F
Annual Precip15.1 inches
StationKENTON
Distance33.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 50 F
Apr Temp39 to 70 F
Jul Temp63 to 93 F
Oct Temp41 to 74 F
Annual Precip17.1 inches
StationAMISTAD 5 SSW
Distance40.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 48 F
Apr Temp36 to 69 F
Jul Temp61 to 90 F
Oct Temp39 to 71 F
Annual Precip15.5 inches

Clayton Public Libraries

Albert W. Thompson Memorial Library
17 CHESTNUT STREET
Clayton, New Mexico
(575) 374-9423

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Clayton Hospitals

Union County General Hospital
(Non-profit)
300 Wilson St
(575) 374-2585

Clayton Public Schools

Alvis Elementary
4th And Aspen
ZIP: 88415
(505) 374-9611
Primary
Total Enrollment 201
Clayton High
323 South Fifth
ZIP: 88415
(505) 374-9611
High
Total Enrollment 125
Clayton Junior High
3rd And Spruce
ZIP: 88415
(505) 374-9611
Middle
Total Enrollment 86
Kiser Elementary
16 South 2nd Ave
ZIP: 88415
(505) 374-9611
Middle
Total Enrollment 77
Northerestern Nm Correctional Facility
185 Dr Michael Jenkins Rd
ZIP: 88415
(575) 374-4005
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