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Population in 2012: 17,031 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +144.2%
Males: 8,319  (48.8%)
Females: 8,712  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  33.4 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27520, 27610.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,525 (it was $44,750 in 2000)
Clayton:

$57,525
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,640

Clayton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,124 (it was $103,700 in 2000)
Clayton:

$152,124
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $187,671; Detached houses: $200,369; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,547; In 2-unit structures: $400,429; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $306,211; Mobile homes: $40,301

Median gross rent in 2012: $956.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 27520, 27527, 27528.

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  • White alone - 11,513 (71.6%)
  • Black alone - 3,030 (18.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,082 (6.7%)
  • Two or more races - 360 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 28 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 35 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clayton: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (11.4%), German (10.9%), Irish (10.2%), United States (7.3%), Polish (2.6%), Swedish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 5.40 square miles.

Population density: 3,157 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clayton town:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1,028 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This town:  6.4%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Clayton, North Carolina as of July 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Clayton to the number of sex offenders is 348 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,709 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,494 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Raleigh, NC (15.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (351.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Archer Lodge, NC (2.3 miles ), Wilson's Mills, NC (2.7 miles ), West Smithfield, NC (3.0 miles) , Garner, NC (3.1 miles ), Knightdale, NC (3.2 miles ), Wendell, NC (3.3 miles ), Smithfield, NC (3.4 miles ), Selma, NC (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 1998: 241 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 1999: 288 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2001: 363 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2002: 185 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2003: 278 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2004: 298 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2005: 337 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2006: 401 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2007: 312 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2008: 196 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2009: 93 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2010: 104 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2011: 131 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2012: 199 buildings, average cost: $141,200

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.65 N, Longitude: 78.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,074 (-12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,087 (13.3%)

Area code: 919

Clayton household income distribution Clayton home values distribution

Crime rates in Clayton (2001):

  • 2 murders (28.2 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (14.1 per 100,000)
  • 22 robberies (310.2 per 100,000)
  • 22 assaults (310.2 per 100,000)
  • 107 burglaries (1508.7 per 100,000)
  • 237 thefts (3341.8 per 100,000)
  • 29 auto thefts (408.9 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 514.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime rates in Clayton (2002):

  • 1 murder (13.9 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (13.9 per 100,000)
  • 11 robberies (152.6 per 100,000)
  • 32 assaults (444.0 per 100,000)
  • 152 burglaries (2108.8 per 100,000)
  • 251 thefts (3482.2 per 100,000)
  • 27 auto thefts (374.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 510.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 46 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Clayton, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Clayton-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Clayton town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the town center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clayton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnston County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clayton topographic map

Birthplace of: William Dodd (ambassador) - Historian and Ambassador to Germany, Jerry Sands - Baseball player, Mack Montgomery - College basketball player (Columbia Lions), Susan Batten - Actor, Vern Duncan - Baseball player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers in Clayton:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE STALLINGS STATION (Dialysis Facility, 5420 BARBER MILL ROAD)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, 942 NC HWY 42 WEST)
  • BRIAN CENTER HLTH AND RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, 204 DAIRY RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Clayton, NC

Amtrak stations near Clayton:

  • 13 miles: SELMA-SMITHFIELD (SELMA, 401 E. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: RALEIGH (320 W. CARRABUS ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.claytononline.com/townhall.asp

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Johnston Community College (about 13 miles; Smithfield, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,166)
  • Shaw University (about 14 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 14 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 16 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 26,736)
  • Campbell University Inc (about 23 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 4,229)
  • Wayne Community College (about 34 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 34 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)

Public high schools in Clayton:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Clayton:

Private elementary/middle school in Clayton:

  • ACADEMY OF HOPE (Students: 9; Location: 408 COVERED BRIDGE RD; Grades: 7 - 11; Girls only)
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Notable location: Pythian Home (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Clayton Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Clayton include: Hocutt Memorial Church (A), Mount Vernon Church (B), Everett Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maplewood Cemetery (1), McCullers Cemetery (2), Horne Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Johnston County 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
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AQI  PM10 Ozone  CO  PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

22.1
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.0
U.S.:

28.3
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.302. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.302
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.90
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.959. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.959
U.S.:

2.433

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

CLAYTON, TOWN OF (Population served: 13556, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-2005 and DEC-06-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from NOV-02-2005 to NOV-02-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-07-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-1999), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-11-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and OCT-10-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2002), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JAN-14-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1993 and JUN-18-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-1993), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-1993), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-1993), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and MAY-24-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-1993), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-1993), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-1993), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-02-1994), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-02-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-1996)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MT PLEASANT ADVENT CHRISTIAN (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-26-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUN-04-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
HALF TIME LOUNGE (Address: J & J GROUP INC , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
DOCKSIDE DOLLS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.9%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 34.9% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Clayton, NC

People in group quarters in Clayton in 2010:

  • 84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Clayton compared to North Carolina state average:

Clayton, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Clayton (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Clayton Corners Branch at 11601 Us 70 Highway West, branch established on 2000/12/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Clayton Branch at 10702 U.S. West, branch established on 1939/04/17. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Clayton Us 70 Branch at 11861 Us Highway 70 West, branch established on 2004/01/12. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Clayton - Us 70 Branch at 1405 Executive Drive, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Patriot State Bank: Clayton Branch at 490 Highway 42 W, branch established on 2008/04/15. Info updated 2007/06/20: Bank assets: $135.0 mil, Deposits: $119.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Crescent State Bank: Main Street Branch at 315 East Main Street, branch established on 2000/12/14. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $836.3 mil, Deposits: $679.8 mil, headquarters in Cary, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc.
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Clayton Branch at 12701 Us Highway 70 West, branch established on 2008/11/03. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • KS Bank, Inc.: Clayton Branch at 11591 U.S. 70 Highway West, branch established on 2001/05/14. Info updated 2006/07/21: Bank assets: $322.7 mil, Deposits: $246.6 mil, headquarters in Smithfield, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ks Bancorp, Inc.
  • Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company: Clayton Branch at 102 East Main Street, branch established on 1986/10/21. Info updated 2010/03/10: Bank assets: $916.5 mil, Deposits: $747.3 mil, headquarters in Four Oaks, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clayton, North Carolina:

  • Johnstonian Motel, 510 Hwy 70 W, Clayton, NC 27520 , Phone: (919) 553-7258
  • Sleep Inn, 105 Commerce Pkwy, Clayton, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 772-7771
  • Comfort Suites Clayton, 761 Enterprise Dr, Clayton, NC 27520 , Phone: (919) 553-1234, Fax: (919) 553-1232
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clayton, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Clayton travel time to work - commute


Clayton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clayton town (based on Johnston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.21%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents40.9%14.9%13.3%5.0%4.9%
Congregations27.8%11.7%12.8%7.8%0.6%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%3.6%3.5%1.9%8.2%
Congregations3.9%8.3%6.1%1.1%20.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
This county:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Johnston County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Johnston County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
This county:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Johnston County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Johnston County:

17.0%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 17$62,076$43,8180$0
Other Government Administration 17$78,557$55,4529$15,618
Police Protection - Officers 35$148,460$50,9010$0
Police - Other 6$17,090$34,1800$0
Firefighters 10$35,840$43,00835$18,916
Fire - Other 1$3,179$38,1480$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,513$34,8310$0
Sewerage 7$28,397$48,6810$0
Parks and Recreation 6$24,418$48,8364$1,829
Water Supply 6$26,194$52,3880$0
Electric Power 9$45,321$60,4280$0
Local Libraries 6$19,149$38,2984$1,736
Other and Unallocable 19$65,517$41,3796$1,576
Totals for Government 144$568,711$47,39358$39,675

Clayton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,003,000 ($58.89)
    Regular Highways: $972,000 ($57.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $441,000 ($25.89)
    Water Utilities: $430,000 ($25.25)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,662,000 ($567.32)
    Sewerage: $3,510,000 ($206.09)
    Police Protection: $2,662,000 ($156.30)
    Water Utilities: $1,504,000 ($88.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,038,000 ($60.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $983,000 ($57.72)
    General - Other: $956,000 ($56.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $721,000 ($42.33)
    Central Staff Services: $677,000 ($39.75)
    General Public Buildings: $625,000 ($36.70)
    Regular Highways: $482,000 ($28.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $347,000 ($20.37)
    Libraries: $339,000 ($19.90)
    Financial Administration: $236,000 ($13.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000 ($3.76)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $149,000 ($8.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,567,000 ($92.01)
    Water Utilities: $672,000 ($39.46)
    Police Protection: $260,000 ($15.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($10.39)
    General Public Building: $135,000 ($7.93)
    General - Other: $83,000 ($4.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000 ($3.58)
    Electric Utilities: $28,000 ($1.64)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,564,000 ($326.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $166,000 ($9.75)

Clayton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,787,000 ($281.08)
    All Other: $745,000 ($43.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $687,000 ($40.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($4.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $40,000 ($2.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($0.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,886,000 ($110.74)
    All Other: $1,654,000 ($97.12)
    Highways: $916,000 ($53.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $759,000 ($44.57)
    Interest Earnings: $468,000 ($27.48)
    Rents: $160,000 ($9.39)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,992,000 ($586.69)
    Water Utilities: $2,052,000 ($120.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $483,000 ($28.36)
    Highways: $349,000 ($20.49)
    All Other: $53,000 ($3.11)
    Transit Utilities: $20,000 ($1.17)
  • Tax - Property: $4,803,000 ($282.02)
    Other License: $507,000 ($29.77)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $251,000 ($14.74)
    NEC: $105,000 ($6.17)
    Motor Vehicle License: $49,000 ($2.88)

Clayton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,039,000 ($648.17)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,371,000 ($608.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,816,000 ($106.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,148,000 ($67.41)

Clayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,171,000 ($655.92)

9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($197 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wake County, NC  3.04% ($42,851 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.45% ($32,327)
from Wayne County, NC  0.33% ($32,632)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($103 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wake County, NC  2.52% ($41,311 average AGI)
to Harnett County, NC  0.44% ($29,664)
to Wayne County, NC  0.28% ($28,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBZB (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMA, NC; Owner: BASS MUSIC CORPORATION)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRTG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GARNER, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WAJC (90.5 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clayton:

  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Clayton, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 30
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 30
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 62
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Clayton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clayton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clayton, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 191 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clayton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Clayton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$146,19916$139,74170$161,9171$68,3401$161,0605$138,9481$55,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$88,6551$98,3706$160,4231$6,3300$01$63,6100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$132,1982$116,12022$172,7093$23,1800$02$94,6901$41,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$175,8504$129,88516$163,1641$75,5400$02$89,6050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$122,0101$89,5705$143,0321$31,8400$01$76,7800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0409.00 , 0410.00, 0411.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$214,3002$223,805
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$315,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$258,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0409.00 , 0410.00, 0411.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 267
  • Hazardous Condition: 164
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Clayton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clayton, NC

Most common first names in Clayton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13869.1 years
William8870.6 years
Mary7876.0 years
John6672.6 years
Robert4370.2 years
Joseph4074.8 years
Charles3965.8 years
Dorothy3873.9 years
Annie3676.4 years
George3273.0 years
Most common last names in Clayton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones9872.4 years
Johnson8971.3 years
Barbour7871.5 years
Lee4974.1 years
Sanders4876.4 years
Williams4671.1 years
Smith3771.5 years
Wall3474.5 years
Benson3270.5 years
Ellis3278.7 years
Businesses in Clayton, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ashley Furniture1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway4
FedEx8T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS7
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Just Tires1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Clayton, NC


Clayton on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #67 (27610) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zairian first ancestries"
  • #95 (27520) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sierra Leonean first ancestries"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jesse Gilsinger (33)
  • Gordon W. Jackson (8)
  • Pete Huening (8)
  • Wendell J. Bouknight, Jr. (5)
  • Mark Frederick Mccombs (5)
  • Luther Preston Deans (4)
  • Travis E. Russell (4)
  • Ralph A. Porcaro, Ii (3)
  • Frank O. Moore (3)
  • Deborah A. Koufas (3)

Total of 205 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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