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Clayton County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 17,712 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clayton County: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.1%), Manufacturing (20.0%), Retail trade (11.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Clayton County, IA (2019)
    • 16,88095.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3502.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1721.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1010.6%Two or more races
    • 820.5%Asian alone
    • 340.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 9,013  (50.9%)
Females: 8,699  (49.1%)
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Average household size:
Clayton County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,177 ($34,068 in 1999)
This county:

$54,177
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $450 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $633)
This county:

$450
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,840 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Clayton:

$130,840
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,057 - $200,168

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $195,658
Here:

$195,658
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $202,233
Here:

$202,233
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $195,988
Here:

$195,988
State:

$120,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $343,804
Here:

$343,804
State:

$159,145

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $373,379
Here:

$373,379
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $34,342
Here:

$34,342
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,141
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $456

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:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 69 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 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
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2018: 35 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $222,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Clayton, IA residents
Average permit cost in Clayton, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,916 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,720 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Clayton, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clayton, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clayton, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
Clayton County:

11.2%
Iowa:

11.2%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.3% for Black residents, 41.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for American Indian residents, 11.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.7 years old
(Males: 46.3 years old, Females: 48.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 48.1 years old, American Indian residents: 27.3 years old, Asian residents: 49.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.1 years old, Other race residents: 34.5 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 November 2020:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.1%

Unemployment by year in Clayton, IA
County total employment by year in Clayton, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Clayton, IA

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: 18.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 482 (54.1% naturalized citizens)

Clayton County:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2482010 or later
  • 742000 to 2009
  • 401990 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: 7,409
  • One, attached: 138
  • Two: 247
  • 3 or 4: 258
  • 5 to 9: 170
  • 10 to 19: 208
  • 20 to 49: 127
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 577

Housing units in Clayton County with a mortgage: 2,692 (79 second mortgage, 220 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,978

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clayton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Iowa state average. It is 88% greater 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, 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 (4.2 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 353.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 156.5 miles away from Clayton 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: July 19, 2017 - July 23, 2017, FEMA Id: 4334, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • 16 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clayton County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 20, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clayton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,566 (78.2%)
  • Carpooled: 468 (6.6%)
  • Bus: 11 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 83 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 352 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 623 (8.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Somalia (28%)
  • Mexico (21%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Bulgaria (6%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clayton County


  • German (49%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • Pennsylvania German (3%)
  • European (2%)

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 $55,443.

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.28% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($27,054 average AGI)
1.39% relocated from other states ($15,101 average AGI)
Clayton County:

1.39%
Iowa average:

2.42%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Delaware County, IA  0.65% ($34,000 average AGI)
from Allamakee County, IA  0.57% ($34,512)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.43% ($37,871)
from Crawford County, WI  0.43% ($34,129)
from Linn County, IA  0.32% ($30,087)
from Fayette County, IA  0.29% ($43,714)


4.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.25% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($25,509 average AGI)
1.50% relocated to other states ($15,213 average AGI)
Clayton County:

1.50%
Iowa average:

2.69%

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  0.79% ($35,860 average AGI)
to Allamakee County, IA  0.49% ($35,829)
to Fayette County, IA  0.42% ($41,600)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.39% ($40,571)
to Crawford County, WI  0.33% ($36,000)
to Linn County, IA  0.29% ($40,190)

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 2019: 11.0

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 2018: 6.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.8%
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 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (284)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (252)
  • Unspecified dementia (156)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (113)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (109)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (69)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (48)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)

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: 17,712
  • Male householders: 4,098 (1,233 living alone), Female householders: 3,533 (1,249 living alone)
  • 3,778 spouses (3,765 opposite-sex spouses), 548 unmarried partners, (538 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,355 children (3,907 natural, 246 adopted, 219 stepchildren), 203 grandchildren, 105 brothers or sisters, 61 parents, 9 foster children, 127 other relatives, 557 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 320

Size of family households: 2,723 2-persons, 754 3-persons, 609 4-persons, 381 5-persons, 108 6-persons, 113 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,493 1-person, 398 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

2,485 married couples with children.
865 single-parent households (333 men, 532 women).

94.0% of residents of Clayton speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (35% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well, 54% 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:

6.8
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Clayton County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Clayton County, Iowa
  • 2402014 or later
  • 1722010 to 2013
  • 7042000 to 2009
  • 9141990 to 1999
  • 7151980 to 1989
  • 1,2201970 to 1979
  • 5651960 to 1969
  • 7231950 to 1959
  • 4501940 to 1949
  • 3,5041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clayton County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clayton County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 1353 rooms
  • 5274 rooms
  • 8945 rooms
  • 9346 rooms
  • 1,1287 rooms
  • 8528 rooms
  • 1,1549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
  • 1371 room
  • 1142 rooms
  • 3073 rooms
  • 4374 rooms
  • 3245 rooms
  • 2026 rooms
  • 2287 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 1229+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clayton County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clayton County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1561 bedroom
  • 1,2762 bedrooms
  • 2,5583 bedrooms
  • 1,3214 bedrooms
  • 3305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clayton County, Iowa
  • 145no bedroom
  • 3841 bedroom
  • 7122 bedrooms
  • 4613 bedrooms
  • 2454 bedrooms
  • 375+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clayton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 134no vehicle
  • 1,2281 vehicle
  • 2,2232 vehicles
  • 1,2233 vehicles
  • 5184 vehicles
  • 3435+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clayton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clayton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 289no vehicle
  • 9181 vehicle
  • 5252 vehicles
  • 2003 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

89.7% of Clayton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Iowa.

Clayton County:

89.7%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 12,941
  • Other state: 4,114
  • Northeast: 226
  • Midwest: 3,101
  • South: 409
  • West: 366
Year householders moved into unit in Clayton County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clayton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.9%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.7%Wood
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 236
Here:

14.5%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

3.6%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 88
Here:

21.5%
Iowa:

23.0%

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

Clayton County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000
  • Charges - Other: $376,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $592,000
    General - Other: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,566,000
    Police Protection: $2,611,000
    Health - Other: $1,562,000
    General - Other: $1,155,000
    Financial Administration: $1,016,000
    Parks and Recreation: $787,000
    Central Staff Services: $772,000
    Correctional Institutions: $633,000
    General Public Buildings: $412,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $354,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $350,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $264,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $116,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,601,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,326,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $275,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $971,000
    Interest Earnings: $269,000
    Rents: $182,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,736,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $467,000
    Other: $312,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    Health and Hospitals: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,613,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $964,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $506,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $187,000
    Other License: $40,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,419,000

Clayton County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000
  • Charges - Other: $376,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $592,000
    General - Other: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,566,000
    Police Protection: $2,611,000
    Health - Other: $1,562,000
    General - Other: $1,155,000
    Financial Administration: $1,016,000
    Parks and Recreation: $787,000
    Central Staff Services: $772,000
    Correctional Institutions: $633,000
    General Public Buildings: $412,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $354,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $350,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $264,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $116,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,601,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,326,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $275,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $971,000
    Interest Earnings: $269,000
    Rents: $182,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,736,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $467,000
    Other: $312,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    Health and Hospitals: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,613,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $964,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $506,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $187,000
    Other License: $40,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,419,000

Clayton County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000
  • Charges - Other: $376,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $592,000
    General - Other: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,566,000
    Police Protection: $2,611,000
    Health - Other: $1,562,000
    General - Other: $1,155,000
    Financial Administration: $1,016,000
    Parks and Recreation: $787,000
    Central Staff Services: $772,000
    Correctional Institutions: $633,000
    General Public Buildings: $412,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $354,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $350,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $264,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $116,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,601,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,326,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $275,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $971,000
    Interest Earnings: $269,000
    Rents: $182,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,736,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $467,000
    Other: $312,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    Health and Hospitals: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,613,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $964,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $506,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $187,000
    Other License: $40,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,419,000

Clayton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000
  • Charges - Other: $376,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $592,000
    General - Other: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,566,000
    Police Protection: $2,611,000
    Health - Other: $1,562,000
    General - Other: $1,155,000
    Financial Administration: $1,016,000
    Parks and Recreation: $787,000
    Central Staff Services: $772,000
    Correctional Institutions: $633,000
    General Public Buildings: $412,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $354,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $350,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $264,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $116,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,601,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,326,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $275,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $971,000
    Interest Earnings: $269,000
    Rents: $182,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,736,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $467,000
    Other: $312,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    Health and Hospitals: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,613,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $964,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $506,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $187,000
    Other License: $40,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,419,000

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
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