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Clayton, Michigan - Basic Facts

Clayton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Clayton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lenawee County at latitude 41.8634 and longitude -84.2363. Lenawee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 892 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Clayton (see map) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Clayton, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 329
Population in Households 329
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 461
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $81,122
Average Home Value $91,842


Median Household Income $44,255
Average Household Income $55,915
Per Capita Income $21,690
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.04% -0.49%
Households -0.81% -0.35%
Families -1.34% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clayton, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 596 14th
Population Density1 # 529 24th
Diversity Index2 # 229 67th
Median Household Income # 304 56th
Per Capita Income # 357 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.