Clayton, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 342 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 180  (52.7%)
Females: 162  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  28.8 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49235.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,464 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Clayton:

$35,464
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,754 (it was $17,941 in 2000)

Clayton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,867 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Clayton:

$69,867
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $133,066; Detached houses: $139,466; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,442; In 2-unit structures: $100,781; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,341; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,598; Mobile homes: $32,316

Median gross rent in 2013: $767.

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  • Races in Clayton, MI (2010)

    Clayton races chart
    • 31290.7%White alone
    • 195.5%Hispanic
    • 61.7%Black alone
    • 51.5%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Clayton: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.3%), Irish (10.7%), French (8.0%), United States (3.4%), Scottish (3.2%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 891 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 449 people per square mile   (low).

Clayton,MI real estate house value index trend

Clayton, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clayton village:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

17 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America).

This village:

4.8%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Clayton, Michigan as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Clayton to the number of sex offenders is 68 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,290 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,505 (3.9%)

Clayton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (36.7 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (177.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hudson, MI (2.4 miles ), Manitou Beach-Devils Lake, MI (3.0 miles ), Morenci, MI (3.2 miles ), Onsted, MI (3.2 miles ), Addison, MI (3.2 miles ), Adrian, MI (3.2 miles ), Jasper, MI (3.3 miles ), Waldron, MI (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 84.24 W

Area code: 517

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

7.6%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -57 (-14.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (23%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Clayton, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clayton-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/22/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Clayton village center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clayton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from Clayton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 304.8 miles away from Clayton center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 285.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lenawee County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clayton:

  • THORN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HUDSON, MI)
  • LENAWEE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • MAGNUMCARE OF ADRIAN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • MORENCI AREA HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MORENCI, MI)
  • EMMA L BIXBY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • CARING VISITING NURSE - LENAWEE/MONROE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • LYNWOOD MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Siena Heights University (about 12 miles; Adrian, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,009)
  • Jackson College (about 23 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 29 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 29 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • University of Toledo (about 36 miles; Toledo, OH; FT enrollment: 18,409)
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (about 39 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 39,547)
  • Monroe County Community College (about 40 miles; Monroe, MI; FT enrollment: 2,553)

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

Churches in Clayton include: Clayton Bible Church (A), United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.3. This is about average.

City:

87.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.90
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.3%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.9 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  76.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Clayton compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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:

5.9
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Clayton village (based on Lenawee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94176
Catholic13,5589
Mainline Protestant7,78037
Other6486
Black Protestant1811
None62,784-
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: 20
Lenawee County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Lenawee County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Lenawee County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Here:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lenawee County:

30.2%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.1%
State:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$13,587
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$16,210
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$650
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$3,986
Totals for Government 0$0 11$34,433

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

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($78.95)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($46.78)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($43.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($29.24)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($17.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($8.77)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($5.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($61.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($29.24)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($38.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($26.32)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $36,000 ($105.26)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($81.87)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $345,000 ($1008.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $340,000 ($994.15)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($14.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($87.72)

4.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($336 average AGI)
Lenawee County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.54% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MI  0.43% ($38,957)
from Jackson County, MI  0.38% ($35,792)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Lenawee County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.71% ($34,900 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MI  0.50% ($31,069)
to Wayne County, MI  0.34% ($34,307)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WABJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF MI, INC.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQTE (95.3 FM; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF MI, INC.)
  • WLEN (103.9 FM; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: LENAWEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBZV (102.5 FM; HUDSON, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF HUDSON INC)
  • WXQQ (96.9 FM; WAUSEON, OH; Owner: CORNERSTONE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WMTR-FM (96.1 FM; ARCHBOLD, OH; Owner: NOBCO, INC.)
  • WPCJ (91.1 FM; PITTSFORD, MI; Owner: PITTSFORD EDUC. B/CING FOUNDATION)
  • WKHM-FM (105.3 FM; BROOKLYN, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WJUC (107.3 FM; SWANTON, OH; Owner: WELCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSA (88.5 FM; WAUSEON, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCSR-FM (92.1 FM; HILLSDALE, MI; Owner: WCSR, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Clayton:

  • WLMB (Channel 40; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: DOMINION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 7777 Bonhomme (Lat: 38.647528 Lon: -90.337056), Call Sign: KNKC263
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.575 MHz, 72.8600 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Clayton, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1069.5 years
George1079.7 years
Robert972.3 years
Charles873.0 years
Helen878.1 years
John875.7 years
Betty765.3 years
James666.3 years
Richard672.7 years
Margaret681.7 years
Most common last names in Clayton, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones763.7 years
Deline681.0 years
Townsend680.0 years
Yeutter581.0 years
Henning482.5 years
Cady482.3 years
Griffith482.3 years
Johnson470.7 years
Oconnor472.7 years
Pickford472.5 years

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  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
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