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Clayton County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 17,895 (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 (46.2%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 57%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Clayton County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 8,953  (50.0%)
Females: 8,942  (50.0%)
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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 2016: $49,971 ($34,068 in 1999)

This county:

$49,971
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $422 (lower quartile is $340, upper quartile is $561)
This county:

$422
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,476 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Clayton:

$119,476
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,397 - $190,985

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $167,113
Here:

$167,113
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $172,110
Here:

$172,110
State:

$194,502

In 2-unit structures: $148,087
Here:

$148,087
State:

$132,478

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $285,301
Here:

$285,301
State:

$137,270

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $299,068
Here:

$299,068
State:

$129,372

Mobile homes: $23,674
Here:

$23,674
State:

$49,582
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,082
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $423

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
Clayton County, IA map from a distance

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 permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,751 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,539 (1.3%)

Clayton County household income distribution in 2013 Clayton County home values distribution in 2013 Clayton County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.1%
Clayton County:

10.1%
Iowa:

11.8%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black residents, 47.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 91.7% for other race residents, 4.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.9 years old
(Males: 45.2 years old, Females: 47.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.0 years old, Black residents: 35.7 years old, American Indian residents: 22.0 years old, Asian residents: 46.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.9 years old, Other race residents: 26.4 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: 90.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 363 (54.2% naturalized citizens)

Clayton County:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Clayton County population
  • 852010 or later
  • 1372000 to 2009
  • 321990 to 1999
  • 141980 to 1989
  • 231970 to 1979
  • 44Before 1970

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: 7,235
  • One, attached: 165
  • Two: 231
  • 3 or 4: 306
  • 5 to 9: 207
  • 10 to 19: 127
  • 20 to 49: 140
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 712

Housing units in Clayton County with a mortgage: 2,835 (94 second mortgage, 260 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,951

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clayton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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:

  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to October 03, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4289: October 31, 2016, FEMA Id: 4289, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 23, 2016 to August 27, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4281: September 29, 2016, FEMA Id: 4281, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2015 to June 25, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4234: July 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4135: July 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4135, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clayton County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (23%)
  • Somalia (17%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clayton County


  • German (55%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Pennsylvania German (1%)
  • Swiss (1%)

Clayton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,959 (78.2%)
  • Carpooled: 545 (7.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 406 (5.3%)
  • Worked at home: 638 (8.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Clayton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clayton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clayton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clayton County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 4,439
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 219
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,968

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,320
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,385
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 16

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,895
  • In family households: 14,218 (2,465 male householders, 2,409 female householders)
    3,992 spouses, 4,704 children (4,335 natural, 142 adopted, 225 stepchildren), 186 grandchildren, 52 brothers or sisters, 36 parents, 85 other relatives, 272 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,345 (1,417 male householders (1,103 living alone)), 1,371 female householders (1,248 living alone)), 552 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 333

Size of family households: 2,760 2-persons, 820 3-persons, 691 4-persons, 384 5-persons, 139 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,352 1-person, 403 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

2,628 married couples with children.
1,045 single-parent households (300 men, 745 women).

96.6% of residents of Clayton speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (30% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 33% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $108,715,000 ($5,944 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:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Clayton County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Clayton County population
  • 1422014 or later
  • 552010 to 2013
  • 8832000 to 2009
  • 8981990 to 1999
  • 5991980 to 1989
  • 1,1681970 to 1979
  • 5931960 to 1969
  • 6631950 to 1959
  • 3801940 to 1949
  • 3,6761939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clayton County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Clayton County population
  • 01 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1723 rooms
  • 4544 rooms
  • 9865 rooms
  • 1,0566 rooms
  • 1,1367 rooms
  • 8108 rooms
  • 1,1449+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clayton County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Clayton County population
  • 831 room
  • 1112 rooms
  • 2483 rooms
  • 5394 rooms
  • 3155 rooms
  • 1696 rooms
  • 2047 rooms
  • 1018 rooms
  • 879+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clayton County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Clayton County population
  • 7no bedroom
  • 1711 bedroom
  • 1,2662 bedrooms
  • 2,7523 bedrooms
  • 1,2574 bedrooms
  • 3145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clayton County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Clayton County population
  • 89no bedroom
  • 3981 bedroom
  • 5912 bedrooms
  • 5613 bedrooms
  • 1894 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clayton County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clayton County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Clayton County population
  • 169no vehicle
  • 1,2551 vehicle
  • 2,4252 vehicles
  • 1,2163 vehicles
  • 4434 vehicles
  • 2665+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clayton County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Clayton County population
  • 228no vehicle
  • 9171 vehicle
  • 4572 vehicles
  • 2253 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles

89.5% of Clayton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Iowa.

Clayton County:

89.5%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 13,296
  • Other state: 4,143
  • Northeast: 162
  • Midwest: 3,284
  • South: 278
  • West: 417
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clayton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.6%Utility gas
  • 31.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 9.2%Wood
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Electricity
  • 24.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 161
Here:

9.1%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

1.5%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 116
Here:

28.6%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
Clayton County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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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