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Population (year 2000): 6,973
Males: 3,364 (48.2%), Females: 3,609 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $44,750 (year 2000)
Median house value: $108,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Clayton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.2%)
  • Black (20.0%)
  • Hispanic (10.1%)
  • Other race (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.3%), English (10.4%), Irish (9.1%), German (8.9%), Italian (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).North Carolina

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Clayton,

For population 25 years and over in Clayton

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clayton town

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

5.3% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Raleigh, (17.5 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (377.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mills, NC (8.5 miles Wilson's West Smithfield, NC (9.3 miles) , NC (10.2 miles Knightdale, NC (11.2 miles Wendell, NC (11.9 miles Garner, NC (12.2 miles Smithfield, Oaks, NC Four (14.0 miles NC Selma, (14.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 1998: 241 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 1999: 288 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2001: 363 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2002: 185 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2003: 278 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2004: 298 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2005: 337 buildings, average cost: $133,300

Latitude: 35.65 N, Longitude: 78.46 W

Area code: 919


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.0%), Retail trade (13.6%), Manufacturing (11.8%), Construction (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +72 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 550 (14.9%)

Crime in Clayton (2001):
  • 2 murders (28.2 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (14.1 per 100,000)
  • 22 robberies (310.2 per 100,000)
  • 22 assaults (310.2 per 100,000)
  • 107 burglaries (1508.7 per 100,000)
  • 237 thefts (3341.8 per 100,000)
  • 29 auto thefts (408.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 468.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Clayton (2002):
  • 1 murder (13.9 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (13.9 per 100,000)
  • 11 robberies (152.6 per 100,000)
  • 32 assaults (444.0 per 100,000)
  • 152 burglaries (2108.8 per 100,000)
  • 251 thefts (3482.2 per 100,000)
  • 27 auto thefts (374.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 486.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Clayton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clayton,

Clayton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Clayton city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the city center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Mack Montgomery - College basketball player (Columbia Lions).


Hospitals/medical centers near Clayton:
  • HOLLY HILL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (about 13 miles; RALEIGH, NC)
  • WAKE CO ALCOHOLISM TREATMENT CTR (about 13 miles; RALEIGH, NC)
  • WAKEMED/NEW BERN AVE CAMPUS (about 13 miles; RALEIGH, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clayton:
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 28 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
  • SEYMOUR JOHNSON AFB (about 42 miles; GOLDSBORO, NC; ID: GSB)
  • ROCKY MOUNT-WILSON RGNL (about 43 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; ID: RWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clayton:
  • JOHNSTON COUNTY (about 10 miles; SMITHFIELD, NC; ID: JNX)
  • TRIPLE W (about 17 miles; RALEIGH, NC; ID: 5W5)
  • HARNETT COUNTY (about 28 miles; ERWIN, NC; ID: HRJ)

Amtrak stations near Clayton:
  • 15 miles: SELMA-SMITHFIELD (SELMA, 401 E. RAILROAD AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: RALEIGH (320 W. CARRABUS ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 11 $29,369 $32,038 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 24 $63,150 $31,575 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $25,857 $31,028 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $35,435 $32,709 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 32 $100,403 $37,651 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $14,426 $28,852 0 $0
Firefighters 3 $10,277 $41,108 32 $6,305
Streets and Highways 3 $7,091 $28,364 0 $0
Health 1 $2,148 $25,776 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,997 $23,964 0 $0
Electric Power 10 $30,119 $36,142 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,006 $24,072 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $13,136 $26,272 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $14,670 $35,208 4 $764
Local Libraries 5 $10,616 $25,478 2 $361
Totals for Government 131 $360,700 $33,041 38 $7,430
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; RALEIGH, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,754)
  • SHAW UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 16 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 23,918)
  • MEREDITH COLLEGE (about 21 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY INC (about 26 miles; BUIES CREEK, NC; FT enrollment: 5,286)
  • DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
Public high school in Clayton:
  • CLAYTON HIGH (Students: 1,456; Location: 600 S FAYETTEVILLE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clayton:
  • CLEVELAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,102; Location: 10225 CLEVELAND RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST CLAYTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 891; Location: 1012 S LOMBARD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EAST CLAYTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 871; Location: 2075 NC HIGHWAY 42 EAST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVERWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 732; Location: 204 ATHLETIC CLUB BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIVERWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 684; Location: 108 ATHLETIC CLUB BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CLAYTON MIDDLE (Students: 658; Location: 490 GUY RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COOPER ELEMENTARY (Students: 405; Location: 849 NORTH MIAL ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIVER DELL ELEMENTARY (Students: 308; Location: 12100 BUFFALO ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Clayton:
  • ACADEMY OF HOPE (Students: 6; Location: 408 COVERED BRIDGE RD; Grades: 8 - 11; Girls only)
 

Clayton compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZB (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMA, NC; Owner: BASS MUSIC CORPORATION)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRTG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GARNER, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJC (90.5 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W216BN (91.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Clayton:
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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