Clayton, Idaho facts for kids
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Location of Clayton in Custer County, Idaho.
|• Total||0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|• Land||0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||5,489 ft (1,673 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||533.33/sq mi (204.95/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0396298|
Clayton was founded in 1881 as a smelter site for the nearby mines, but now is a tourist location.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), all of it land.
This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Clayton has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.
- SH 75 - Salmon River Scenic Byway
As of the census of 2010, there were 7 people, 4 households, and 2 families residing in the city. The population density was 700.0 inhabitants per square mile (270.3/km2). There were 18 housing units at an average density of 1,800.0 per square mile (695.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.
There were 4 households, of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 50.0% were non-families. 50.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 25% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75 and the average family size was 2.50.
The median age in the city was 57.5 years. 14.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.6% were from 25 to 44; 14.3% were from 45 to 64; and 42.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.1% male and 42.9% female.
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