Clayton County IA Information


Clayton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,262
Population in Households 17,992
Population in Familes 14,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 270
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 7,760
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,085
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,871 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,889 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,619 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $123,365
Average Home Value $169,733


Median Household Income $51,203
Average Household Income $61,959
Per Capita Income $26,485
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% -0.06%
Households 0.34% 0.07%
Families 0.21% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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 County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa 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 # 40 61st
Population Density1 # 64 37th
Diversity Index2 # 80 21st
Median Household Income # 39 62nd
Per Capita Income # 53 47th

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