Clayton, Delaware

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Population in 2019: 3,508 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +175.6%
Males: 1,727  (49.2%)
Females: 1,781  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
Delaware median age:

41.4 years

Zip codes: 19938, 19977.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $78,560 (it was $43,462 in 2000)
Clayton:

$78,560
DE:

$70,176

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,570 (it was $18,268 in 2000)

Clayton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $247,965 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Clayton:

$247,965
DE:

$261,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $410,909; detached houses: $510,757; townhouses or other attached units: $155,786; mobile homes: $30,714

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,366.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clayton: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.3%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.8% for Black residents, 63.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clayton, DE (2019)
    • 1,69650.5%White alone
    • 1,24837.2%Black alone
    • 3079.1%Hispanic
    • 662.0%Two or more races
    • 371.1%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone

Races in Clayton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Clayton, Delaware as of September 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clayton is 131 to 1.


Crime rates in Clayton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(70.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.6)
3
(199.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.8)
1
(33.3)
3
(98.8)
1
(32.6)
2
(64.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(70.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(282.3)
4
(278.2)
6
(405.4)
6
(399.7)
8
(526.3)
5
(169.6)
12
(400.1)
5
(164.7)
7
(228.4)
4
(128.5)
6
(189.6)
13
(406.5)
14
(424.6)
7
(203.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(423.4)
6
(417.2)
6
(405.4)
10
(666.2)
7
(460.5)
18
(610.6)
8
(266.8)
9
(296.5)
15
(489.4)
3
(96.4)
14
(442.3)
2
(62.5)
6
(182.0)
11
(319.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(988.0)
25
(1,739)
32
(2,162)
29
(1,932)
21
(1,382)
27
(915.9)
33
(1,100)
44
(1,450)
23
(750.4)
26
(835.5)
23
(726.7)
26
(813.0)
20
(606.6)
24
(696.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(139.1)
4
(270.3)
2
(133.2)
1
(65.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(91.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index203.2165.5291.9374.4198.0167.6169.4190.8136.1132.197.9118.2162.690.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Clayton, DE

Crime rate in Clayton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (5.5%), German (4.3%), Liberian (4.2%), Ghanaian (2.6%), Italian (2.6%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 3,423 people per square mile   (average).

Clayton, Delaware map

215 residents are foreign born (3.4% Africa, 1.8% Latin America).

This town:

6.4%
Delaware:

9.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Clayton town:

0.5% ($452)
Delaware:

0.7% ($841)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (27.5 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (52.6 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (55.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Smyrna, DE (1.2 miles ),
Kenton, DE (2.2 miles ),
Cheswold, DE (2.4 miles ),
Leipsic, DE (2.7 miles ),
Townsend, DE (2.8 miles ),
Hartly, DE (3.1 miles),
Dover, DE (3.3 miles ),
Millington, MD (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.29 N, Longitude: 75.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Distribution of median household income in Clayton, DE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clayton, DE in 2019

Property values in Clayton, DE

Clayton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2017: 49 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2018: 63 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 2019: 50 buildings, average cost: $236,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Clayton, DE residents
Average permit cost in Clayton, DE
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Delaware:

4.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +198 (+18.4%).
Most common industries in Clayton, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Clayton, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Clayton, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clayton, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.9. This is about average.

City:

73.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.75
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00741. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00741
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Clayton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Delaware state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Clayton town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 31.4 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clayton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Delaware state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Clayton center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 156.6 miles away from Clayton center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 293.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clayton:

  • DELAWARE HOSPITAL F/T CHRONICALLY ILL (DHCI) (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SMYRNA, DE)
  • PINNACLE REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SMYRNA, DE)
  • SAINTS HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • SILVER LAKE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DOVER, DE)

Airports located in Clayton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 8 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 9 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Wilmington University (about 28 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • University of Delaware (about 28 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 32 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Cumberland County College (about 33 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)

Private high school in Clayton:

  • KENTON MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 2422 CHANCE RD, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clayton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clayton: Clayton Police Department (A), Clayton Fire Company Number 1 Incorporated Station 45 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clayton include: Saint Josephs Catholic Church (A), Byrds African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Ewell's Saint Paul United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Paw Paw Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clayton and their reported violations in the past:

CLAYTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 2,250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif issued (FEB-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2007)
HANOVER FOODS CORPORATION (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2007), St Public Notif issued (OCT-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clayton that have no violations reported:

  • HAPPY GO LUCKY TRAILER COURT (Address: 1141 Millbrooke ave, Port Orange, FL 321 , Population served: 81, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

76.3%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Clayton:

Marital status in Clayton, DE
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Delaware average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clayton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clayton, DE (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Kent County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Kent County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kent County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

31.2%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
Delaware:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.9%
Delaware:

45.9%

Average BMI:
Clayton:

29.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.2%
Delaware:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
Delaware:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clayton:

6.8
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
Delaware:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.6%
Delaware:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clayton, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$50,092$66,7890$0
Electric Power 3$15,146$60,5840$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,500$42,0001$1,329
Solid Waste Management 1$3,596$43,1520$0
Police - Other 1$3,499$41,9881$275
Water Supply 1$5,208$62,4960$0
Totals for Government 18$88,040$58,6932$1,603

Clayton government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $751,000 ($214.08)
    General - Other: $337,000 ($96.07)
    Sewerage: $313,000 ($89.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $302,000 ($86.09)
    Central Staff Services: $160,000 ($45.61)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($44.75)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($8.84)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($2.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($5.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,248,000 ($355.76)

Clayton government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $526,000 ($149.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $373,000 ($106.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $80,000 ($22.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($13.40)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,861,000 ($815.56)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($104.05)
  • Tax - Property: $428,000 ($122.01)
    Other License: $67,000 ($19.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($2.57)

Clayton government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000 ($149.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000 ($149.09)

6.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,074 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Castle County, DE  1.31% ($48,838 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  1.01% ($33,254)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.17% ($40,491)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,302 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.20%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sussex County, DE  1.14% ($39,974 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  1.08% ($46,206)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.10% ($35,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Clayton:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)

Clayton fatal accident list:

May 11, 2015 01:36 AM, Sr-300 Sudlersville Rd, Lat: 39.216889, Lon: -75.691969, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 2007 10:05 PM, Sr-300, Lat: 39.260950, Lon: -75.633219, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 14, 2004 03:45 AM, Sr-300, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 13, 2001 09:00 PM, Cr134, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 29, 1991 10:13 PM, 41&94, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 21, 1982 11:50 PM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.9mTotal length
  • $76,000Total costs
  • 4,572Total average daily traffic
  • 579Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,332Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clayton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Main St (Lat: 39.293444 Lon: -75.628806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WPHF443,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.437 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2000, Expiration Date: 05/24/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2004, Certifier: William Buxbaum, Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:
  • Main St (Lat: 39.293444 Lon: -75.628806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WPKM342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.512 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/1997, Expiration Date: 04/17/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2001, Certifier: Steven D Jacoby, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd Ste 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Fax: (301) 596-1121

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Railroad Ave (Lat: 39.293167 Lon: -75.638250), Call Sign: KBW552, Licensee ID: L00012512,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7800 MHz, 33.8200 MHz, 33.9400 MHz, 33.9800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/1999, Expiration Date: 03/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2005, Registrant: Clayton Fire Company 1 Inc, Railroad Ave, Clayton, DE 19938, Phone: (302) 653-7317
  • Town Hall Main St (Lat: 39.291222 Lon: -75.638806), Call Sign: KWQ583,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.250 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2003, Expiration Date: 07/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2012, Registrant: 3050 Upper King Rd, Dover, DE 19904, Phone: (302) 697-4486, Fax: (302) 697-0305, Email:
  • 86 Sorrento Drive (Lat: 39.272306 Lon: -75.647111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.3 m, Call Sign: WQGS607,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2017, Expiration Date: 04/05/2027, Certifier: Clint Lasana, Registrant: Primex, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:
  • CP2, Cp2; 1216 Smyrna-Clayton Boulevard (Lat: 39.293722 Lon: -75.626778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQHJ312,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.462 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/2007, Expiration Date: 08/13/2017, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2017, Certifier: Jeffrey A Hurlock, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:
  • Lat: 39.293333 Lon: -75.638194, Call Sign: WQWK368,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.418 MHz, 456.418 MHz, 451.518 MHz, 456.518 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2015, Expiration Date: 09/21/2025, Certifier: Arles Wood, Registrant: Baycomm, Inc., 1016 Talon Lane, Wilmington, DE 19807, Phone: (302) 254-8100, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 33 Bassett St (Lat: 39.294000 Lon: -75.642139), Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNEW956,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/1994, Expiration Date: 01/13/1999, Phone: (302) 653-3000
  • Clayton, Lat: 39.295028 Lon: -75.652333, Call Sign: WQEZ511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2006, Expiration Date: 05/25/2016, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2016, Certifier: Jeff Hurlock, Registrant: Sitesafe, Inc., 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2204, Fax: (703) 276-1169, Email:
  • PL54XC849, 3151 Millington Road (Lat: 39.271278 Lon: -75.709889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQWA827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2015, Expiration Date: 07/02/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • STATION, Junc Of Rt 300 & 6,.4 Mi S Of (Lat: 39.286222 Lon: -75.631028), Overall height: 31.1 m, Call Sign: WCV86,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 05/03/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2020, Registrant: Conectiv, / Ms 79nc37 New Castle Regional Office, I-95 And Route 273, Newark, DE 19714-9239, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (302) 454-4912, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clayton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 138JM, N138JM, N-138JM, Serial Number: 7, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Full Throttle Aviation LLC, 2372 Harvey Straughn Rd, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Aircraft: CHURCH JAMES A SPORTSMAN GS-2 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-390-A1A6 (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 146JC, N146JC, N-146JC, Serial Number: 7356, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2011
    Registrant (Individual): James A Church, 1540 Clayton Delaney Rd, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23497, N23497, N-23497, Serial Number: 172S10512, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Full Throttle Aviation LLC, 2372 Harvey Straughn Rd, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2902E, N2902E, N-2902E, Serial Number: 7AC-6485, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Jason P Evans, 2900 Sudlersville Rd, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Aircraft: MICHAEL P GREGORY VANS RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 516LM, N516LM, N-516LM, Serial Number: 40889, Certificate Issue Date: 05/23/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Michael P Gregory, 176 Jordan Dr, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AH1A (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 325SG, N325SG, N-325SG, Serial Number: 3257459, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Full Throttle Aviation LLC, 2372 Harvey Straughn Rd, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A4M (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4135P, N4135P, N-4135P, Serial Number: 2843256, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Clark Seeds Inc, 1467 Seven Hickories Rd, Clayton, DE 19938
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/18/2019, Exported to: France

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$193,7892$133,41522$186,4602$87,8101$159,7400$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$174,6000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$166,1671$63,76011$198,8051$49,2400$01$27,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$259,1200$08$214,1940$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$208,9750$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$251,0272$222,475
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$304,0502$194,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clayton, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clayton, DE - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of fire incidents - 48 took place in 2007, and the least - 11 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Clayton, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.5%), and Outside Fires (28.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clayton, DE
    • 24155.5%Structure Fires
    • 12428.6%Outside Fires
    • 419.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 286.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clayton, DE
Most common first names in Clayton, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5272.1 years
James4168.2 years
Mary4077.0 years
William3975.2 years
Robert2968.4 years
Charles2171.0 years
George2173.2 years
Elizabeth1680.3 years
Joseph1573.0 years
Edward1473.5 years
Most common last names in Clayton, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1775.4 years
Smith1778.6 years
Wright1170.8 years
Jones1172.4 years
Everett976.3 years
Brown977.4 years
Johnson776.1 years
Evans763.0 years
Robinson772.3 years
Morris747.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clayton, DE
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Electricity
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Solar energy
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clayton, DE
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Clayton compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There are 10 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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