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Clayton, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Clayton, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°44′14″N 100°10′37″W / 39.73722°N 100.17694°W / 39.73722; -100.17694
Country United States
State Kansas
Counties Decatur, Norton
 - Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 - Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,418 ft (737 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 66
 - Density 155.1/sq mi (59.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67629
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-13675[1]
GNIS feature ID 0471080[2]

Clayton is a city in Decatur and Norton counties in the U.S. state of Kansas. The population was 66 at the 2000 census.



Clayton is located at 39°44′14″N 100°10′37″W / 39.73722°N 100.17694°W / 39.73722; -100.17694 (39.737247, -100.176818)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 66 people, 27 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 155.1 people per square mile (59.3/km²). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 87.0/sq mi (33.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.48% White, and 1.52% from two or more races.

There were 27 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, and 33.3% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 120.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,750, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $39,375 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,519. There were 13.3% of families and 10.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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