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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,172
Male Share of the Population52.1%
Female Share of the Population47.9%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+6,321
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married59%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.3%
Median Earnings25+$40,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,448
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,570

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,620
% Above Poverty Level92.5%
% Below Poverty Level7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone18.6%
Median Gross Rent$789
Median House Value$133,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.8%
German23.4%
Irish13.1%
English9%
Italian3.9%
Dutch2.2%
Scottish2.1%
African1.8%
French Except Basque1.4%
Bulgarian1.3%
Polish1.1%
Slovak1%
Hungarian1%
Swiss0.9%
Russian0.8%
Czech0.7%
Greek0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Croatian0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Somali0.1%
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Clayton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Montgomery County
Standard Zip Codes45315
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.86
Approximate Longitude-84.35

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)

StationDAYTON INTL AP
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationDAYTON MCD
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.4 inches
StationFRANKLIN
Distance21.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookville5,993$57,227
Englewood13,512$69,543
Phillipsburg447$61,042
Trotwood24,372$40,810
Union1,803$32,262
West Milton4,690$54,734

Clayton Public Schools

Kleptz Early Childhood Learning Center
1100 National Rd
ZIP: 45315
(937) 832-6750
Primary
Total Enrollment 872
Northmont High School
4916 National Rd
ZIP: 45315
(937) 832-6000
High
Total Enrollment 1495
Northmont Middle School
4810 National Rd
ZIP: 45315
(937) 832-6500
Middle
Total Enrollment 858

Clayton Private Schools

Salem Christian Academy Elementary
6500 Southway Rd
ZIP: 45315
Elementary
Total Enrollment 146
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