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Population in 2012: 42 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.6%
Males: 18  (44.4%)
Females: 24  (55.6%)

Median resident age:  59.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 52049

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,145 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Clayton:

$31,145
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,654

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $265,230 (it was $76,900 in 2000)
Clayton:

$265,230
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,335; Detached houses: $141,809; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,886; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,258; Mobile homes: $68,609

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clayton: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.9%), Norwegian (22.2%), Czech (8.3%), Danish (8.3%), English (8.3%), Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/23/1901

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 76 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clayton city:

  • Never married: 2.8%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 25.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,800 (0.7%)

Clayton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (36.2 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (89.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (191.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bagley, WI (1.6 miles ), Wyalusing, WI (1.9 miles ), Garnavillo, IA (2.3 miles ), Bridgeport, WI (2.9 miles ), McGregor, IA (2.9 miles ), Guttenberg, IA (2.9 miles ), Patch Grove, WI (3.0 miles) , Glen Haven, WI (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $59,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $38,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 91.15 W

Clayton household income distribution Clayton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+19.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (43%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Clayton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Clayton city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center .

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clayton County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Clayton:

  • G AND G LIVING-WESTSIDE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; GARNAVILLO, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MC GREGOR, IA)
  • GUTTENBERG MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Upper Iowa University (about 34 miles; Fayette, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,144)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 36 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 6,352)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 41 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Luther College (about 44 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,470)
  • Viterbo University (about 63 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 64 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Western Technical College (about 64 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)

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Clayton 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:

CLAYTON WATER SUPPLY (Address: 302 MAIN ST , Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and MAR-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2002)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.9%

Average household size:
This city:  1.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Clayton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Clayton travel time to work - commute


Clayton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.82%
Here81.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents40.1%39.5%10.4%5.2%4.9%
Congregations44.4%20.0%13.3%4.4%17.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Clayton County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Clayton County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

13.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clayton County:

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clayton County:

28.4%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$400
Water Supply 0$0 2$249
Totals for Government 0$0 3$649

Clayton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($23.81)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($333.33)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($309.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($166.67)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($71.43)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($71.43)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($47.62)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($47.62)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($23.81)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($23.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($95.24)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($23.81)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($23.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($142.86)

Clayton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($142.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($47.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($357.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($95.24)
    All Other: $3,000 ($71.43)
    General Support: $1,000 ($23.81)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($666.67)
    NEC: $1,000 ($23.81)

Clayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $90,000 ($2142.86)

5.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Crawford County, WI  0.49% ($28,686 average AGI)
from Fayette County, IA  0.47% ($27,455)
from Allamakee County, IA  0.41% ($20,690)


5.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dubuque County, IA  0.62% ($33,659 average AGI)
to Crawford County, WI  0.53% ($22,079)
to Linn County, IA  0.43% ($34,323)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KADR (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELKADER, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clayton:

  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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