Clayton, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 2,764 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.5%
Males: 1,543  (55.8%)
Females: 1,221  (44.2%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 88415.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,926 (it was $25,600 in 2000)
Clayton:

$36,926
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,997 (it was $13,967 in 2000)

Clayton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,536 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Clayton:

$79,536
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $99,683; detached houses: $98,734; mobile homes: $85,824

Median gross rent in 2017: $506.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clayton: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.4%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.5% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.3% for American Indian residents, 11.9% for other race residents, 2.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clayton, NM (2010)
    • 1,52451.1%Hispanic
    • 1,29743.5%White alone
    • 712.4%Black alone
    • 441.5%American Indian alone
    • 250.8%Two or more races
    • 150.5%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Clayton, New Mexico as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clayton is 414 to 1.


Crime rates in Clayton by year

Type

2008

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(97.4)
13
(445.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(143.0)
4
(146.3)
5
(183.2)
5
(182.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(1,753)
N/A28
(969.2)
8
(280.7)
4
(143.0)
4
(146.3)
2
(73.3)
3
(109.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(1,607)
28
(960.2)
5
(173.1)
20
(701.8)
20
(715.1)
15
(548.4)
6
(219.9)
4
(146.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
10
(342.9)
1
(34.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)206.4289.477.547.767.261.450.653.0

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City-data.com crime index in Clayton, NM

Crime rate in Clayton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: English (9.2%), American (8.8%), German (6.0%), Irish (4.6%), Celtic (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5053 feet

Land area: 4.71 square miles.

Population density: 587 people per square mile   (low).

Clayton, New Mexico map

225 residents are foreign born (7.1% Latin America).

This town:

7.5%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $630 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $339 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (114.4 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (188.8 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (442.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Texline, TX (3.2 miles ),
Felt, OK (4.8 miles),
Grenville, NM (5.1 miles),
Kenton, OK (5.8 miles),
Boise, OK (6.5 miles ),
Des Moines, NM (6.5 miles),
Dalhart, TX (6.8 miles ),
Northwest Hartley, TX (6.8 miles )

Latitude: 36.45 N, Longitude: 103.18 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Clayton, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clayton, NM in 2017
Clayton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in Clayton, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.5%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (28.2%)
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
  • Health care (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Clayton, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Clayton, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clayton, New Mexico average temperatures Clayton, New Mexico average precipitation Clayton, New Mexico humidity Clayton, New Mexico wind speed Clayton, New Mexico snowfall Clayton, New Mexico sunshine Clayton, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Clayton, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Clayton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.5 miles away from the Clayton town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1965, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clayton-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from Clayton center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 273.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from Clayton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clayton:

  • UNION COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 300 WILSON STREET)
  • CLAYTON HOSPITAL HOME CARE (300 WILSON STREET)
  • CLAYTON NURSING AND REHAB (419 HARDING STREET)
  • SALIDA DEL SOL (419 HARDING ST)

Airports located in Clayton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Amarillo College (about 115 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 124 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 129 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 149 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 150 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 158 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Adams State University (about 166 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Public high schools in Clayton:

  • CLAYTON HIGH (Students: 97, Location: 323 SOUTH FIFTH, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTHERESTERN NM CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (Location: 185 DR MICHAEL JENKINS RD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clayton:

See full list of schools located in Clayton

Library in Clayton:

  • ALBERT W. THOMPSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $101,064; Location: 17 CHESTNUT STREET; 17,292 books; 441 audio materials; 67 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 14 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • On map, show Clayton Assembly of God under churches at the corner of 1st Street and Spruce Street.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clayton: Kiowa and Rita Blanca Ranger District Office (A), KOA Campground (B), NASA Wind Charger (C), Union County General Hospital Medical Library (D), Albert W Thompson Memorial Library (E), Clayton Fire Rescue Station 1 (F), Rabbit Ear Fire Department Main Station (G), Union County Courthouse Historic Site (H), Eklund Hotel Historic Site (I), Herzstein Memorial Museum Historic Site (J), Clayton Fire Rescue Station 2 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clayton include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Gospel Center (B), Jehovahs Witnesses Church (C), Church of Christ (D), First Baptist Church (E), Assembly of God Church (F), Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church (G), Church of God (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: County Cemetery (1), Clayton Cemetery (2), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Clayton: Clayton Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Union County Historical Society (Museums; 22 South 2nd Street), Herzstein Memorial Museum (22 South 2nd Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Clayton NM (1425 South 1st Street), Days Inn & Suites (1120 South 1st Street), Clayton Motel (422 Monroe Street), Best Western Kokopelli Lodge (702 South First Street), Eklund ASSO Incorporated (15 Main Street), Holiday Motel (Highway 87 North), Allen's Motel (412 North 1st Street).

Courts: New Mexico State Government - Clayton- Magistrate Court (Courthouse), Union County - District Court Clerk (200 Court Street).

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

CLAYTON MUNICIPAL SUPPLY (Address: #1 Chestnut Street , Population served: 2,400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-13-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2008)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.8%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
629 people in state prisons in 2010
33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Clayton (2011 data):

  • Farmers & Stockmens Bank: at 22 Maple Street, branch established on 1920/07/06. Info updated 2011/07/13: Bank assets: $114.9 mil, Deposits: $104.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of New Mexico: The First National Bank Of New Mexic at 201 Main Street, branch established on 1964/02/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.4 mil, Deposits: $161.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Clayton:

Marital status in Clayton, NM
  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
New Mexico average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clayton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clayton, NM (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,8514
Evangelical Protestant87810
Mainline Protestant5563
Other-2
None1,264-
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: 1
Union County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Union County:

5.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Union County:

18.61 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.0%
State:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.9%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Clayton:

29.0
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clayton:

21.2%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clayton:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clayton:

35.1%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Clayton:

52.9%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.9%
State:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clayton, NM Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 9$32,566$43,4210$0
Police - Other 6$14,878$29,7560$0
Firefighters 5$16,262$39,0290$0
Financial Administration 5$17,059$40,9420$0
Streets and Highways 4$9,959$29,8770$0
Water Supply 3$14,422$57,6880$0
Local Libraries 2$4,975$29,8500$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,905$41,4300$0
Airports 2$4,742$28,4520$0
Welfare 2$5,701$34,2060$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,426$26,5560$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,558$21,3480$0
Sewerage 1$3,558$42,6960$0
Health 1$3,071$36,8520$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,395
Correction 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$4,087
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 46$142,082$37,0657$5,482

Clayton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,610,000 ($944.28)
    General - Other: $722,000 ($261.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $105,000 ($37.99)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $1,045,000 ($378.08)
    Police Protection: $729,000 ($263.75)
    Water Utilities: $564,000 ($204.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $395,000 ($142.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $388,000 ($140.38)
    Regular Highways: $371,000 ($134.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $332,000 ($120.12)
    Financial Administration: $310,000 ($112.16)
    General Public Buildings: $253,000 ($91.53)
    Sewerage: $191,000 ($69.10)
    General - Other: $171,000 ($61.87)
    Central Staff Services: $163,000 ($58.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $90,000 ($32.56)
    Correctional Institutions: $32,000 ($11.58)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($3.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($1.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($5.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($8.32)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($12.30)

Clayton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $375,000 ($135.67)
    Sewerage: $300,000 ($108.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $154,000 ($55.72)
    Other: $149,000 ($53.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $152,000 ($54.99)
    Other: $22,000 ($7.96)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $106,000 ($38.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $640,000 ($231.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $180,000 ($65.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000 ($14.11)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($8.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $525,000 ($189.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,637,000 ($954.05)
    Sewerage: $1,465,000 ($530.03)
    Other: $986,000 ($356.73)
    Highways: $373,000 ($134.95)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $164,000 ($59.33)
    Property: $149,000 ($53.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $96,000 ($34.73)
    Other License: $13,000 ($4.70)

Clayton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $634,000 ($229.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $532,000 ($192.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000 ($36.90)

Clayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,445,000 ($1608.18)
Businesses in Clayton, NM
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1H&R Block1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • KLMX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CLAYTON, NM; Owner: JOHNSON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • K217CM (91.3 FM; CLAYTON, NM; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K228DP (93.5 FM; CLAYTON, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
Clayton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Clayton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.6mTotal length
  • 6,605Total average daily traffic
  • 1,455Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,429Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clayton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K5LMI, Licensee ID: L00137765, Grant Date: 04/26/2007, Expiration Date: 06/17/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2015, Certifier: Herbert S Blakely, Registrant: Herbert S Blakely, 1005 Jenkins Rd, Clayton, NM 88415
  • Call Sign: KC5KCC, Licensee ID: L00188250, Grant Date: 07/27/2004, Expiration Date: 10/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2016, Certifier: Carrell R Blakely, Registrant: Carrell R Blakely, 1005 Jenkins Rd, Clayton, NM 88415
  • Call Sign: KF5HYY, Licensee ID: L01583108, Grant Date: 07/16/2010, Expiration Date: 07/16/2020, Certifier: William F Brockman, Registrant: William F Brockman, 1661 Pennington Rd, Clayton, NM 88415
  • Call Sign: KF5VHC, Licensee ID: L01783399, Grant Date: 04/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/30/2023, Certifier: Justin E Drumm, Registrant: Justin E Drumm, 224 S Devoy St, Clayton, NM 88415
  • Call Sign: KF5VPI, Licensee ID: L01788394, Grant Date: 05/14/2013, Expiration Date: 05/14/2023, Certifier: Steve D Lutes, Registrant: Steve D Lutes, 602 Main St, Clayton, NM 88415


FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clayton)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 33. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 62 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Clayton, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.0%), and Structure Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clayton, NM
    • 26161.0%Outside Fires
    • 11125.9%Structure Fires
    • 419.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 153.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clayton, NM
Most common first names in Clayton, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3775.9 years
Mary2579.9 years
William2579.8 years
George2076.9 years
Charles2077.0 years
Robert1773.2 years
James1580.9 years
Joe1467.9 years
Alice1380.6 years
Frank1175.3 years
Most common last names in Clayton, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Padilla2866.7 years
Garcia2276.2 years
Vigil1974.3 years
Trujillo1673.1 years
Martinez1674.1 years
Sanchez1578.9 years
Romero1378.5 years
Montoya1179.3 years
Beckner1184.7 years
Valdez1073.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clayton, NM
  • 74.4%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clayton, NM
  • 81.3%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Electricity


Clayton compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Frances Eva Naranjo (1)
  • Michael E. Hubbert (1)
  • Tony Floyd Naranjo (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.