Clayton, Idaho

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Population in 2014: 7 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -74.1%
Males: (57.1%)
Females: (42.9%)
Median resident age:  30.3 years
Idaho median age:  36.1 years

Zip code: 83227

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,475 (it was $50,625 in 2000)
Clayton:

$65,475
ID:

$51,807

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,989 (it was $11,996 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $191,515 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Clayton:

$191,515
ID:

$189,400
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clayton: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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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: 546 people per square mile   (low).

Clayton, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Clayton city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 20.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 33.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Clayton city:  0.5% ($450)
Idaho:  1.0% ($1,007)

Clayton satellite photo by USGS

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 household income distribution Clayton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

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 slightly above Idaho state average. It is 285% 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 Clayton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 the city 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
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from the city 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 (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 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
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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

15.8%
Whole state:

11.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

15.8%
Whole state:

4.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Idaho average:

11.1

Clayton travel time to work - commute Clayton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clayton city (based on Custer County data)

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
Custer County:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

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

16.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

26.5%
Idaho:

25.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

6.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ada County, ID  0.86% ($39,429 average AGI)
from Bonneville County, ID  0.68% ($25,364)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  0.68% ($40,273 average AGI)
to Bonneville County, ID  0.68% ($27,182)
to Lemhi County, ID  0.61% ($37,700)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 350Total average daily traffic
  • 49Total average daily truck traffic
  • 525Total future (year 2034) 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 MHzGrant 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • 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

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 , Serial Number: D-7939, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): David O Ensign, C/O Hoodoo Mine Inc, Clayton, ID 83227

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Wood (43%)

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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly 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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