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Clayton is a town in Johnston County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.
The community was named for Sen. John Clayton of DE.
The latitude of Clayton is 35.650N. The longitude is -78.456W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,293.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clayton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27520 ZIP code.
10% of Clayton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clayton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clayton was $22,332, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Clayton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Clayton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $507. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,140.
Libraries in Clayton include Hocutt Ellington Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Clayton include Clayton News-Star
Johnston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clayton political report.
The average commute time for Clayton workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Clayton include Holiday Inn Express Hotels.
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