Clayton, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 8 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -70.4%
Males: (53.8%)
Females: (46.2%)
Median resident age:

31.1 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip code: 83227

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,327 (it was $50,625 in 2000)
Clayton:

$70,327
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,151 (it was $11,996 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $234,425 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Clayton:

$234,425
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $351,413; detached houses: $362,924; mobile homes: $318,521
March 2019 cost of living index in Clayton: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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Ancestries: United States (18.5%), English (7.4%), French Canadian (7.4%), German (3.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5471 feet

Land area: 0.01 square miles.

Population density: 624 people per square mile   (low).

Clayton, Idaho map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Clayton city:

0.5% ($450)
Idaho:

1.0% ($1,007)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (101.8 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (410.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (735.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Challis, ID (4.4 miles ),
Stanley, ID (5.2 miles),
Ketchum, ID (6.3 miles ),
Sun Valley, ID (6.3 miles ),
Patterson, ID (6.6 miles ),
Mackay, ID (6.8 miles ),
Hailey, ID (7.2 miles ),
Bellevue, ID (7.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.26 N, Longitude: 114.40 W

Area code: 208

Clayton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Idaho:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+3.8%).

Average climate in Clayton, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Clayton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1825% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 304.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 19.4 miles away from Clayton center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 27.5 miles away from Clayton center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Custer County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clayton topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Boise State University (about 101 miles; Boise, ID; Full-time enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 115 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 117 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 119 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 129 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 134 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Idaho State University (about 139 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
See full list of schools located in Clayton

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Custer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

TORREYS BURNT CREEK INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

1.8 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

50.0%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Clayton:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.4
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clayton, ID (based on Custer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,1916
Evangelical Protestant2905
Catholic2482
Mainline Protestant282
None2,611-
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: 3
Here:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Custer County:

14.44 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

16.84 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Custer County:

7.9%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

26.5%
State:

25.7%
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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Clayton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $18,000 ($2250.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,000 ($625.00)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($375.00)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($375.00)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($250.00)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($250.00)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($125.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($125.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,000 ($375.00)

Clayton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,000 ($875.00)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($125.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($125.00)
    Other: $1,000 ($125.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($500.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($2375.00)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($250.00)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($500.00)

Clayton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000 ($3000.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($2625.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($375.00)

Clayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($1375.00)

8.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Idaho average:

8.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

7.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Idaho average:

7.05%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • K204CC (88.7 FM; CHALLIS, ETC., ID; Owner: CHALLIS MISSION CHURCH)
  • KECH-FM (95.3 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZK (107.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIKX (104.7 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K216CY (91.1 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: BOISE ST. UNIV., ID ST BD OF EDUCA.)
  • KWRV (91.9 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Clayton:

  • K10JR (Channel 10; CLAYTON, ID; Owner: CLAYTON COMMUNITY T.V.)
  • K05AL (Channel 5; CLAYTON, ID; Owner: CLAYTON COMMUNITY T.V.)

Clayton fatal accident list:

Sep 5, 2003 08:20 PM, Sr-75, Lat: 44.259190, Lon: -114.399911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 6, 2000 12:25 AM, Sr-75, Lat: 44.259190, Lon: -114.399911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 1999 05:45 PM, Sr-75, Lat: 44.259190, Lon: -114.399911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 13, 1998 02:00 AM, Sr-75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.9mTotal length
  • $3,186,000Total costs
  • 1,956Total average daily traffic
  • 245Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,934Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Anw 1/4 Of Ne Of Section 25 Township 11 N Range 17 E (Lat: 44.259083 Lon: -114.400889), Structure height: 10.1 m, Call Sign: KNKR254
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/1996, Expiration Date: 10/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2000Registrant: Patton Boggs LLP, 2250 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-5292

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Clayton, ID)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA6RXU, Licensee ID: L00177875, Grant Date: 11/25/1999, Expiration Date: 02/20/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2012, Registrant: Glenn C Thurston, Clayton, ID 83227
  • Call Sign: KJ7NOC, Licensee ID: L02337339, Grant Date: 03/30/2020, Expiration Date: 03/30/2030, Certifier: Michael M Maloney, Registrant: Michael M Maloney, Clayton, ID 83227

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7971K, N7971K, N-7971K, Serial Number: D-7939, Year manufactured: 1965, Certificate Issue Date: 02/24/1972
    Registrant (Individual): David O Ensign, C/O Hoodoo Mine Inc, Clayton, ID 83227
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/04/2017

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clayton, ID
  • 100.0%Electricity


Clayton compared to Idaho state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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