The Town of Clayton had a population of 2,904 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 36.4456 and longitude -103.1487 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Clayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Union County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,056 feet.
The Town of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2413209) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Clayton is located within Clayton South Division of Union County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clayton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Perico.
|Population in Households||2,673|
|Population in Familes||2,097|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||231|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,378 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||679 (49.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||327 (23.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||371 (26.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,705|
|Average Home Value||$130,310|
|Median Household Income||$37,946|
|Average Household Income||$49,228|
|Per Capita Income||$21,990|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.58%|
|Per Capita Income||0.92%|
The table below compares Clayton to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 67||85th|
|Population Density1||# 158||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 143||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 232||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 193||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.