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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    C
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    C
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  11. Commute
    B+
Clayton County is located in Iowa with a population of 17,672. In Clayton County, most residents own their homes. In Clayton County there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Clayton County and residents tend to lean conservative.
Population
17,672

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$121,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$658
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Clayton County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Clayton County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,828
National
$55,322

Clayton County Reviews

1 review
Clayton County is a beautiful part of Northeast Iowa. It is not culturally diverse and jobs are hard to find in areas other than manual labor.
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