Clayton, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clayton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Clayton had a population of 331 as of July 1, 2017. Clayton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 41.8649 and longitude -84.2348 in Lenawee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Clayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lenawee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 892 feet.

The Village of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2397641) 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.

The Village of Clayton is located within Township of Dover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lenawee 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, 2017.

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Clayton, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 331
Daytime Population: Workers 82
Daytime Population: Residents 190
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 272
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 331
Population in Familes 283
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 466
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $46,604
Average Household Income $55,571
Per Capita Income $21,624


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $142,308
Average Home Value $155,990


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.53% -0.3%
Households -0.47% -0.18%
Families -0.79% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

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, 2017 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 # 599 14th
Population Density # 528 24th
Diversity Index # 237 65th
Median Household Income # 336 52nd
Per Capita Income # 476 31st

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