Clayton, New York

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Population in 2017: 1,875 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 932  (49.7%)
Females: 943  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 13624.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,203 (it was $31,354 in 2000)
Clayton:

$47,203
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,412 (it was $18,247 in 2000)

Clayton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,273 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Clayton:

$152,273
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $214,308; detached houses: $223,378; townhouses or other attached units: $146,566; in 2-unit structures: $100,344; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $78,960

Median gross rent in 2017: $946.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clayton: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.1%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Clayton, NY (2010)
    • 1,85893.9%White alone
    • 572.9%Hispanic
    • 331.7%Black alone
    • 191.0%Two or more races
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Clayton, New York as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clayton is 329 to 1.


Crime rates in Clayton by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2011

2012

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(111.2)
2
(106.9)
1
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.3)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(667.4)
8
(427.6)
1
(53.2)
2
(100.7)
4
(198.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(1,279)
4
(213.8)
11
(585.4)
8
(402.6)
15
(742.9)
2
(98.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(307.7)
5
(266.4)
6
(322.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(222.5)
1
(53.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)137.964.137.823.247.53.90.012.321.312.9

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City-data.com crime index in Clayton, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.76
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Irish (18.1%), German (15.6%), French (9.2%), English (8.4%), American (7.8%), French Canadian (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Land area: 1.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,157 people per square mile   (low).

Clayton, New York map

17 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,944 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,410 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (75.3 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (106.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (260.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Thousand Island Park, NY (2.1 miles),
Fishers Landing, NY (2.2 miles),
Orleans, NY (2.3 miles ),
La Fargeville, NY (2.5 miles ),
Depauville, NY (2.6 miles ),
Alexandria Bay, NY (3.3 miles ),
Alexandria, NY (3.3 miles ),
Plessis, NY (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 44.24 N, Longitude: 76.09 W

Area code: 315

Distribution of median household income in Clayton, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clayton, NY in 2017
Clayton satellite photo by USGS

Clayton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Clayton, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Food (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Social assistance (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Clayton, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.5%)

Average climate in Clayton, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Clayton, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Clayton-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from Clayton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 289.4 miles away from Clayton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 229.4 miles away from Clayton center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from Clayton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clayton:

  • RIVER HOSPITAL, INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY)
  • JEFFERSON REHAB CENTER, NYSARC, INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; DEXTER, NY)

Airports located in Clayton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 19 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 52 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • St Lawrence University (about 52 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 59 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Clarkson University (about 62 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 63 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • Le Moyne College (about 83 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)

Public high school in Clayton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Clayton:

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Library in Clayton:

  • HAWN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $104,750; Location: 220 JOHN STREET; 22,652 books; 1,275 audio materials; 333 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clayton: French Creek Marina (A), Clayton Yacht Club (B), Thousand Island Marina (C), Clayton Country Club (D), Clayton Casino (E), Herald House (F), Clayton Town Hall (G), Wendall Hall (H), Hawn Memorial Library (I), American Handweaving Museum (J), Antique Boat Museum (K), Clayton Village Hall (L), Clayton Volunteer Fire Department (M), Clayton Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clayton include: First Baptist Church (A), Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (B), Christ Episcopal Church (C), Clayton United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Barrett Creek (A), McCarn Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Antique & Classic Boat Society Inc (Museums; 422 James Street).

Hotels: C-Way Resort (37067 Route 12), Bellavia Alan (Alexandria Bay Road), Captain Clayton (Route 12), Bertrands Motel (229 James Street), Clipper Inn (Alexandria Bay Road), Calumet Motel (617 Union Street), Cal's Cottages (Alexandria Bay Road), Fair Wind Lodge (Cape Vincent Road).

Birthplace of: Mike Maser - Football player and coach.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

LANZS MOTEL INC. (Address: 40033 NYS ROUTE 12 , Population served: 148, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FOXYS RIVERFRONT RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MILS RIVERSHORE COTTGS/MOTEL (Address: 40115 NYS ROUTE 12 , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
P.J.S MOTEL & RIVERRAT CAFE (Address: 41867 NYS ROUTE 180 , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FAIR WIND LODGE (Population served: 60, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
RAINBOW SHORE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
DEPAUVILLE HOTEL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
FAIRVIEW MANOR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clayton that have no violations reported:

  • CLAYTON VILLAGE (Population served: 2,100, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • MERRY KNOLL TRAVEL TRAILER PK. (Address: 38115 NYS ROUTE 12E , Population served: 85, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

59.1%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
9 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Clayton (2011 data):

  • Carthage Federal Savings and Loan Association: Clayton Loan Production Office at 325 State Street, branch established on 2009/10/01; Clayton Branch at 325 State Street, branch established on 2009/10/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $171.1 mil, Deposits: $147.0 mil, headquarters in Carthage, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Watertown Savings Bank: Clayton James St Branch at 352 James Street, branch established on 2005/09/19. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $453.9 mil, Deposits: $389.7 mil, headquarters in Watertown, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • Community Bank, National Association: Clayton Branch at 205 State Street, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Clayton Branch at 538 Riverside Drive, branch established on 1965/01/18. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Clayton:

Marital status in Clayton, NY
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clayton
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clayton, NY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,19423
Mainline Protestant10,12473
Evangelical Protestant4,88843
Other3,1768
Orthodox1401
Black Protestant161
None76,691-
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: 28
Jefferson County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jefferson County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Jefferson County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

7.3%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.1%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clayton:

59.8%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clayton:

61.5%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.0%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clayton:

6.3%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clayton:

7.1
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clayton:

34.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Clayton:

65.5%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Clayton:

81.2%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clayton, NY 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
Streets and Highways 8$24,199$36,2990$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,764$31,0560$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$14,588$58,3521$1,025
Sewerage 3$11,486$45,9440$0
Local Libraries 3$4,397$17,5881$266
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 4$1,151
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 20$62,434$37,4606$2,442

Clayton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $434,000 ($231.47)
    Water Utilities: $196,000 ($104.53)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $582,000 ($310.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000 ($243.73)
    Regular Highways: $445,000 ($237.33)
    Sewerage: $423,000 ($225.60)
    Police Protection: $239,000 ($127.47)
    Water Utilities: $215,000 ($114.67)
    Central Staff Services: $133,000 ($70.93)
    Financial Administration: $115,000 ($61.33)
    Libraries: $99,000 ($52.80)
    General Public Buildings: $59,000 ($31.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($18.13)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.60)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($120.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($35.73)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($18.13)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($6.93)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($3.20)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.67)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $842,000 ($449.07)

Clayton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $503,000 ($268.27)
    Other: $24,000 ($12.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($10.67)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($8.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $725,000 ($386.67)
    General Local Government Support: $538,000 ($286.93)
    Sewerage: $426,000 ($227.20)
    Highways: $20,000 ($10.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($13.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($5.87)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($4.27)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($2.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $502,000 ($267.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000 ($44.27)
    Highways: $37,000 ($19.73)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($6.40)
  • Tax - Property: $1,054,000 ($562.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000 ($33.07)
    Other License: $14,000 ($7.47)

Clayton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,529,000 ($4015.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,949,000 ($3706.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $580,000 ($309.33)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $375,000 ($200.00)
    End of Fiscal Year: $200,000 ($106.67)

Clayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,000 ($46.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,224,000 ($652.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $350,000 ($186.67)

9.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.64%
New York average:

4.90%

0.68% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,767 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.68%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lewis County, NY  0.37% ($33,252 average AGI)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.34% ($35,826)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.25% ($86,514)


13.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.09%
New York average:

5.85%

0.67% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,290 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.67%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lewis County, NY  0.35% ($35,195 average AGI)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.34% ($46,052)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.29% ($30,811)
Businesses in Clayton, NY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WMHI (94.7 FM; CAPE VINCENT, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY INC)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WBDR (102.7 FM; CAPE VINCENT, NY; Owner: BORDER INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING, I)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • W217AE (91.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Clayton:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Clayton: Joseph Lonsway.

  • Clayton, New York
  • Fatal accident count21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents29
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents53
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count21349
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31926
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4955
  • Fatalities23028
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents52984
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6913
See more detailed statistics of Clayton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.5mTotal length
  • $1,317,000Total costs
  • 4,602Total average daily traffic
  • 271Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,647Total 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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Municipal Bldg 401 Mary St (Lat: 44.240056 Lon: -76.084111), Call Sign: KNFE831,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1997, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002, Registrant: Clayton Volunteer Fire Dept, Municipal Bldg 401 Mary St, Clayton, NY 13624, Phone: (315) 686-5731
  • DISTRICT OFFICES, 8481 County Route 9 (Lat: 44.192694 Lon: -76.199500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WNDH654, Licensee ID: L00243230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.107 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2015, Expiration Date: 08/11/2025, Certifier: Ricky J Orvis, Registrant: Thousand Islands Central School District
  • Jct Of Rt 12 (Lat: 44.250889 Lon: -76.030222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 99 m, Call Sign: WPIY953,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.515 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 12/06/2025, Certifier: Chris Kelly, Registrant: National Grid Usa Service Company Inc, 300 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone: (781) 907-3409, Fax: (781) 907-5715
  • 3 Mi. Ne From Clayton, Ny Via John St On Sr 12 (Lat: 44.250833 Lon: -76.030556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WPVU621,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.062 MHz, 851.087 MHz, 851.112 MHz, 851.162 MHz, 851.187 MHz, 851.212 MHz, 851.237 MHz, 851.487 MHz, 851.512 MHz... (+27 more), Grant Date: 08/22/2002, Expiration Date: 08/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper, Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
  • 401 Mary Street (Lat: 44.240083 Lon: -76.083667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPYF332, Licensee ID: L00722672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2004, Expiration Date: 01/11/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2005, Certifier: Justin A Taylor, Registrant: Clayton Volunteer Fire Department
  • Cedar Point (Lat: 44.201250 Lon: -76.193278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQCU674,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2015, Expiration Date: 05/31/2025, Certifier: Richard D Smith, Registrant: Rcc Consultants, 100 Woodbridge Center Dr Suite 201, Woodbridge, NJ 07095, Phone: (732) 404-2461, Fax: (732) 404-2580, Email:
  • Lat: 44.192694 Lon: -76.199500, Call Sign: WQJA448, Licensee ID: L01411528,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 07/03/2028, Certifier: David K Lahonde, Registrant: Thousand Islands Central School District 1, 8481 County Route 9, Clayton, NY 13624, Phone: (315) 686-5521

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2809P , Serial Number: 22-3102, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas M Paddock, 36443 Reese Rd, Clayton, NY 13624
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3779E , Serial Number: 7AC7061, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 12/17/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Roger H Heise, 32270 Macomb Settlement Rd, Clayton, NY 13624
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43528 , Serial Number: 7187, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas M Paddock, 36443 Reese Road, Clayton, NY 13624
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9550J , Serial Number: 28-3680, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Carlyle T Campany, 919 Strawberry Ln, Clayton, NY 13624

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 42 took place in 2018, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clayton, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.9%), and Outside Fires (28.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clayton, NY
    • 17049.9%Structure Fires
    • 9628.2%Outside Fires
    • 4312.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 329.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clayton, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clayton, NY
  • 64.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.9%Wood
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clayton, NY
  • 44.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 22.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.9%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel


Clayton compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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