Clayton, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 695 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.0%
 
Males: 396  (57.0%)
Females: 299  (43.0%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71326, 71334.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,160 (it was $14,100 in 2000)
Clayton:

$21,160
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,744 (it was $7,955 in 2000)

Clayton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $29,090 (it was $25,100 in 2000)
Clayton:

$29,090
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $44,328; Detached houses: $60,486; Mobile homes: $5,784

Median gross rent in 2013: $413.

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  • Races in Clayton, LA (2010)

    Clayton races chart
    • 48768.5%Black alone
    • 21530.2%White alone
    • 60.8%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Clayton: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (7.7%), German (4.8%), Irish (3.9%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 61 feet

Land area: 1.59 square miles.

Population density: 437 people per square mile   (low).

Clayton,LA real estate house value index trend

Clayton, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 57.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clayton town:

  • Never married: 47.4%
  • Now married: 26.6%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.1%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Clayton, Louisiana as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Clayton to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $455 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.9%)

Clayton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (63.7 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (90.3 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (265.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Spokane, LA (2.2 miles ), West Ferriday, LA (2.5 miles ), Ferriday, LA (2.5 miles ), Ridgecrest, LA (2.8 miles ), Minorca, LA (3.2 miles ), Waterproof, LA (3.3 miles ), Sicily Island, LA (3.4 miles ), Vidalia, LA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $135,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.72 N, Longitude: 91.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Clayton household income distribution Clayton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.9%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -57 (-6.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (55%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (26%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Clayton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Clayton, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clayton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Clayton town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2005, a category F3 tornado 0.7 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clayton-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 280.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 255.2 miles away from Clayton center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 279.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.1 miles away from Clayton center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 275.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Concordia Parish (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clayton:

  • HOSPICE HELP, LLC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; VIDALIA, LA)
  • MID-DELTA HOME HEALTH OF LOUISIANA, LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; VIDALIA, LA)
  • INTENSIVE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; VIDALIA, LA)
  • CROWN HEALTH AND REHAB OF NATCHEZ (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NATCHEZ, MS)
  • TRACE HAVEN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NATCHEZ, MS)
  • APPLETREE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; NATCHEZ, MS)
  • GLENBURNEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; NATCHEZ, MS)

Airports located in Clayton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Alcorn State University (about 26 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 62 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 65 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 68 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Hinds Community College (about 76 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Mississippi College (about 83 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 84 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)

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Notable locations in Clayton: Clayton Junction (A), Clayton Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Concordia Parish - Libraries- Clayton Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 8723 Highway 566).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 67.1. This is about average.

City:

67.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

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

MAITLAND WATER WORKS DISTRICT (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 45.2%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Clayton compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clayton town (based on Concordia Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,27332
Mainline Protestant6257
Catholic3962
Black Protestant2852
Other11
None12,242-
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: 6
Concordia Parish:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Concordia Parish:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Concordia Parish:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Concordia Parish:

31.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.7%
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
Other Government Administration 2$5,823$34,9386$6,300
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,227
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$544
Sewerage 0$0 2$890
Water Supply 1$2,007$24,0840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,678
Totals for Government 3$7,830$31,32012$10,639

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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 Adams County, MS  1.80% ($37,451 average AGI)
from Catahoula Parish, LA  0.56% ($28,086)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.33% ($17,619)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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 Adams County, MS  1.42% ($33,191 average AGI)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.40% ($28,680)
to Catahoula Parish, LA  0.34% ($22,524)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVLA (1400 AM; 1 kW; VIDALIA, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNAT (1450 AM; 1 kW; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WMIS (1240 AM; 1 kW; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KFNV-FM (107.1 FM; FERRIDAY, LA; Owner: TOM GAY D/B/A THE RADIO GROUP)
  • WASM (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WNJJ (97.3 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WILL PERK BROADCASTING)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KPXS (104.7 FM; VIDALIA, LA; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • WTYJ (97.7 FM; FAYETTE, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W220BN (91.9 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTYX (105.1 FM; JONESVILLE, LA; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • W216AR (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K220EW (91.9 FM; JONESVILLE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Clayton:

  • W24CR (Channel 24; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • W59DK (Channel 59; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Clayton, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count124
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents185
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities135
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents328
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents22
See more detailed statistics of Clayton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 40m131ftTotal length
  • 4,960Total average daily traffic
  • 372Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,043Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clayton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: MURRAYAIR MA-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: WRIGHT R-1820 SER (1475 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1016Y , Serial Number: 017, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffery S Higdon, 6611 Tensas Rd, Clayton, LA 71326
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4057U , Serial Number: 15061457, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): Martin L Hammett, Po Box 217, Clayton, LA 71326
  • Aircraft: HAMMETT MARTIN ZENITH STOL CH 750 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200-D (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 688DM , Serial Number: 75-7616, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Martin Hammett, Po Box 217, Clayton, LA 71326
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER CALLAIR B-1A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7280V , Serial Number: 10023, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffery S Higdon, 6611 Tensas Rd, Clayton, LA 71326
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM-SCHWEIZER A/C CORP GULFSTREAM AM G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8217K , Serial Number: 614B, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmy Dba Newman, Rural Route 40b, Clayton, LA 71326, Other Owners: Flying Service Newman
  • Aircraft: EMROTH-EMAIR MA-1B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: WRIGHT R-1820 SER (1475 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9918M , Serial Number: 033, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Flying Service Robbies, Rr 1 Box 103, Clayton, LA 71326, Other Owners: Webster M Robinson
  • Aircraft: EMROTH-EMAIR MA-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: WRIGHT R-1820 SER (1475 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9929M , Serial Number: 029, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey Spencer Higdon, 6611 Tensas Rd, Clayton, LA 71326

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Clayton, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1770.9 years
William1568.6 years
James1474.6 years
Willie1478.9 years
Robert1270.9 years
Henry1175.6 years
Annie981.0 years
George870.0 years
Mary885.1 years
Lillie776.3 years
Most common last names in Clayton, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2570.4 years
Williams1473.3 years
Davis1166.1 years
Washington1072.4 years
King973.2 years
Carter860.0 years
Jackson871.1 years
Bowman772.9 years
Nelson780.8 years
Walker677.0 years
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