Clayton, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clayton, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Clayton had a population of 817 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 31.7222 and longitude -91.5346 in Concordia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Clayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Concordia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Town of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2406275) 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 Town of Clayton is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Concordia Parish.

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: Triva.

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Clayton, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 817
Population in Households 817
Population in Familes 666
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 517
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 322
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $41,803
Average Home Value $69,853


Median Household Income $24,854
Average Household Income $45,304
Per Capita Income $17,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.25% 1.33%
Households 2.44% 1.45%
Families 2.88% 1.31%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   0.77%
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, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 320 33rd
Population Density1 # 260 45th
Diversity Index2 # 241 49th
Median Household Income # 445 6th
Per Capita Income # 384 19th

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