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Clayton County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2014: 17,692 (3% urban, 97% rural); it was 18,678 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,165
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,654
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,649
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,780 (it was 1,726 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

28%

Land area: 779 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clayton County: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (48.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Clayton County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 8,860  (50.1%)
Females: 8,832  (49.9%)
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Clayton County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clayton County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,847 ($34,068 in 1999)

This county:

$47847
Iowa:

$52229

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $403 (lower quartile is $322, upper quartile is $516)
This county:

$403
State:

$554


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,542 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Clayton:

$104,542
Iowa:

$126,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,509 - $173,479

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $144,013
Here:

$144,013
State:

$159,697

Townhouses or other attached units: $118,351
Here:

$118,351
State:

$193,868

In 2-unit structures: $95,945
Here:

$95,945
State:

$120,896

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,959
Here:

$139,959
State:

$122,004

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,076
Here:

$131,076
State:

$118,952

Mobile homes: $31,761
Here:

$31,761
State:

$46,008
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,015
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $420

Institutionalized population: 219

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 44
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 37
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2008: 48 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $211,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,521 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,410 (1.4%)

Clayton County household income distribution in 2009 Clayton County home values distribution Clayton County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.4% for Black residents, 43.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.2% for American Indian residents, 43.2% for other race residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
Clayton County:

12.8%
Iowa:

12.7%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.8% for Black residents, 39.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.2% for American Indian residents, 47.4% for other race residents, 24.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 25 years old, Asian residents: 44 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clayton County is $388 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Guttenberg, Monona, Elkader, Strawberry Point, Edgewood, McGregor, Garnavillo, Marquette, Farmersburg, Luana.

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

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Neighboring counties: Cayuga County, New York , Dane County, Wisconsin , Elmore County, Idaho , Franklin County , Rensselaer County, New York , Walworth County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 382
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 218 (35% naturalized citizens)

Clayton County:

1.2%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 93
  • 1990 to 1994: 44
  • 1985 to 1989: 9
  • 1980 to 1984: 5
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 35

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.3%

Clayton County marital status for males Clayton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,944
  • One, attached: 104
  • Two: 297
  • 3 or 4: 231
  • 5 to 9: 175
  • 10 to 19: 130
  • 20 or more: 58
  • Mobile homes: 651
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 29

Housing units in Clayton County with a mortgage: 1,864 (162 second mortgage, 128 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,840

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clayton County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,65624
Catholic4,3518
Evangelical Protestant1,17415
Other2503
None5,698-
Clayton County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Clayton County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Clayton County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

13.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clayton County:

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Clayton County:

28.4%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Clayton County:

Average size of farms: 270 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $99,905
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $216.42
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.24%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,823
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $91,835
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.88%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 22.81%
Corn for grain: 130871 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 93 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 58962 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 92 acres

Earthquake activity:

Clayton County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 353.6 miles away from Clayton County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 331.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 304.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 384.6 miles away from Clayton County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 353.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • IowaSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1930): July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IowaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1763): May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IowaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3239): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IowaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1518): May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IowaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 3, 2002 to June 25, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1420): June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1420, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IowaSevere Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: April 8, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1367): May 2, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1367, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IowaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 2, 1999 to August 10, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1282): July 22, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1282, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IowaSevere Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 16, 1999 to May 29, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1277): May 21, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IowaSevere Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1230): July 2, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • IowaFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 1, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-996): July 9, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clayton County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (19%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Russia (7%)
  • Other South Central Asia (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Nigeria (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clayton County (%):

  • German (61%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Czech (1%)
  • Swiss (1%)

Clayton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,438 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 1,125 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 22 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 593 (6%)
  • Other means: 68 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,058 (11%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Clayton County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 324 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Clayton County, Iowa in 2010:

  • 210 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,767.

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.56% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($22,359 average AGI)
1.94% relocated from other states ($16,919 average AGI)
Clayton County:

1.94%
Iowa average:

2.41%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crawford County, WI  0.44% ($35,742 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IA  0.41% ($29,517)
from Fayette County, IA  0.38% ($94,889)
from Allamakee County, IA  0.28% ($22,900)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.27% ($28,053)
from Linn County, IA  0.24% ($28,529)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.18% ($22,615)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.32% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($20,129 average AGI)
1.77% relocated to other states ($9,556 average AGI)
Clayton County:

1.77%
Iowa average:

2.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Delaware County, IA  0.61% ($43,727 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.42% ($22,367)
to Crawford County, WI  0.39% ($33,000)
to Fayette County, IA  0.36% ($22,077)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.32% ($34,261)
to Allamakee County, IA  0.31% ($31,182)
to Johnson County, IA  0.24% ($25,647)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Clayton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Clayton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clayton County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clayton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clayton County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,853 (3,417 aged, 436 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 294 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Clayton County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (242)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (234)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (162)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (150)
  • Unspecified dementia (139)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (136)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (123)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (78)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (64)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (50)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4439.340
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 218.690
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 12968.13

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1319.740
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1385.180
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.45

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32.05
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 16.36

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,842
  • In family households: 14,774 (4,121 male householders, 899 female householders)
    4,205 spouses, 4,871 children (4,553 natural, 96 adopted, 222 stepchildren), 141 grandchildren, 80 brothers or sisters, 51 parents, 64 other relatives, 309 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,068 (1,298 male householders (1,055 living alone)), 1,281 female householders (1,143 living alone)), 489 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 287 (219 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,716 2-persons, 924 3-persons, 783 4-persons, 364 5-persons, 150 6-persons, 83 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,198 1-person, 319 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

3,717 married couples with children.
803 single-parent households (294 men, 509 women).

97.1% of residents of Clayton County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $108,715,000 ($5944 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,045,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,990,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,286,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,809,000
Federal grants: $18,569,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,683,000 ($395,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,377,000 ($335,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,553,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,847,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,587,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,064
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,083
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +46
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -345
Here -19 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clayton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.93 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 13
  • 2000 to 2004: 793
  • 1990 to 1999: 850
  • 1980 to 1989: 714
  • 1970 to 1979: 961
  • 1960 to 1969: 675
  • 1950 to 1959: 661
  • 1940 to 1949: 516
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,774
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 18
  • 3 rooms: 95
  • 4 rooms: 494
  • 5 rooms: 1,195
  • 6 rooms: 1,245
  • 7 rooms: 1,055
  • 8 rooms: 814
  • 9+ rooms: 729
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 85
  • 3 rooms: 278
  • 4 rooms: 320
  • 5 rooms: 306
  • 6 rooms: 254
  • 7 rooms: 198
  • 8 rooms: 156
  • 9+ rooms: 119
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 120
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,265
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,813
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,113
  • 5+ bedrooms: 334
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 390
  • 2 bedrooms: 508
  • 3 bedrooms: 493
  • 4 bedrooms: 236
  • 5+ bedrooms: 89
Cars and other vehicles available in Clayton County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 198
  • 1 vehicle: 1,415
  • 2 vehicles: 2,327
  • 3 vehicles: 1,108
  • 4 vehicles: 425
  • 5+ vehicles: 176
  • no vehicle: 183
  • 1 vehicle: 720
  • 2 vehicles: 533
  • 3 vehicles: 191
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5+ vehicles: 39

68% of Clayton County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Iowa.

Clayton County:

67.7%
State average:

57.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14794
  • Northeast: 104
  • Midwest: 2981
  • South: 230
  • West: 296

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $50,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clayton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.9%)
  • Wood (7.3%)
  • Electricity (4.6%)
  • Utility gas (37.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.2%)
  • Electricity (18.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.6%)
  • Wood (4.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 189
Here:

8.3%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

2.5%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 102
Here:

31.8%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 235
  • Number of aged recipients: 22
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 213
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 156
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 46
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 107
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 81
Clayton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Clayton County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Clayton County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16377.9 years
William13079.5 years
Mary10281.2 years
Robert9272.0 years
George8778.6 years
Donald8270.6 years
James7972.8 years
Harold7777.1 years
Helen7581.8 years
Marie7282.5 years
Most common last names in Clayton County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer6881.7 years
Miller6480.3 years
Moser5279.0 years
Smith4982.3 years
Schultz3979.8 years
Johnson3880.5 years
Schmidt3583.9 years
Mueller3177.9 years
Schroeder3076.2 years
Lenth3083.0 years
Businesses in Clayton County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet3MasterBrand Cabinets4
Decora Cabinetry2Subway4
Ford2True Value3
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular2