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Living In Clayton, MO

The small city of Clayton, Missouri is home to just over 16,000 residents. Young adults aged 15-24 will fit right in, as they make up an above-average percentage of the community. With an average age of just under 37, the city's population is younger than most cities in Missouri. Most Clayton residents own their homes, and 42% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,272 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $849.

There are two primary industries in Clayton: education and scientific. Together, these industries make up 19% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in management, as 10% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of about $114,000, Clayton workers earn about $49,000 more than the average Missouri resident. Clayton's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Clayton has a high concentration of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 20% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 21% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

With an average commute time of about 19 minutes, shorter than most cities in Missouri, Clayton residents are well aware that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving a car or truck is the typical means of commuting to work, chosen by 31% of workers, while public transit is not extensively used. Walking (5%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number is well above the national average.

Frequently Asked Questions About Clayton

What is the average rent in Clayton?

The average rent of a studio apartment in Clayton is $1,739 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $750 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $850 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Clayton?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Clayton is $750

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