Clayton, Kansas facts for kids
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|• Total||0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)|
|• Land||0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||2,421 ft (738 m)|
|• Density||104.8/sq mi (40.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
The first post office in Clayton was established in March 1879. Clayton was named for the valuable clay found in the vicinity.
Clayton was incorporated as a city in 1907.
Clayton is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all land.(39.737247, -100.176818). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 59 people, 23 households, and 19 families living in the city. The population density was 137.2 inhabitants per square mile (53.0/km2). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 79.1 per square mile (30.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White and 3.4% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 23 households, of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 13.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.4% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.74.
The median age in the city was 50.9 years. 16.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 42.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.
Clayton and rural areas east of the community are served by Norton USD 211 public school district. Northwest rural areas (north of highway 383) are served by Oberlin USD 294. Southwest rural areas (south of highway 383) are served by Hoxie USD 412.
In 2010, Norton USD 211 absorbed the former West Solomon USD 213, which had dissolved.
Clayton schools were closed through school unification. The Clayton High School mascot was Bulldogs.
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