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Clayton

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    grade B
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B+
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade B minus
    3. Housing
      grade B+
    4. Nightlife
      grade C+
    5. Good for Families
      grade B+
    6. Diversity
      grade A
    7. Jobs
      grade B+
    8. Weather
      grade B minus
    9. Cost of Living
      grade B
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade C+
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade B
    12. Commute
      grade B minus

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    Clayton is a with a population of 3,282. Clayton is in Kent County. Living in Clayton offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Clayton and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Clayton are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $242,900
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $1,317
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Suburban Rural Mix
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      17%
    • Own
      83%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      203
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      0
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      0
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      319
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      696.1
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      0
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      15%
    • 10-17 years
      14%
    • 18-24 years
      8%
    • 25-34 years
      14%
    • 35-44 years
      14%
    • 45-54 years
      14%
    • 55-64 years
      13%
    • 65+ years
      8%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      9%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      15%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      27%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      39%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      11%
      national  12%

    Working in Clayton

    Jobs
    grade B+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $82,500
    National
    $62,843

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