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0.84% growth
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5.12% decline
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1.89% growth
Median Property Value
3.41% decline


The economy of Clayton, MO employs 7,278 people. The economy of Clayton, MO is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Educational Services; and Finance & Insurance, which employ respectively 3.19; 3.01; and 1.88 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Clayton, MO are Educational Services (2,041), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (964), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (865), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($233,304), Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($95,653), and Finance & Insurance ($91,140).

Median household income in Clayton, MO is $88,250. Males in Clayton, MO have an average income that is 1.76 times higher than the average income of females, which is $81,075. The income inequality of Clayton, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.577 which is higher than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Clayton, MO. In St. Louis County, MO the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 122 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,609. St. Louis city, MO has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Missouri.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Clayton, MO is from the county of St. Louis County, MO.

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Clayton, MO is home to a population of 16,034 people, from which 90.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Clayton, MO is composed of 11,800 White residents (73.6%), 1,893 Asian residents (11.8%), 1,333 Black residents (8.31%), 554 Hispanic residents (3.46%), and 433 Two+ residents (2.7%). The most common foreign languages in Clayton, MO are Chinese (853 speakers), Spanish (261 speakers), and Korean (244 speakers), but compared to other places, Clayton, MO has a relative high number of Scandinavian (64 speakers), Hungarian (23 speakers), and Chinese (853 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Clayton, MO awarded 722 degrees. The student population of Clayton, MO is skewed towards females, with 297 male students and 425 female students. Most students in Clayton, MO are White (463 and 64.1%), followed by Black or African American (112 and 15.5%), Unknown (49 and 6.79%), and Hispanic or Latino (20 and 2.77%). The largest universities in Clayton, MO by number of graduates are Fontbonne University (571 and 79.1%), Concordia Seminary (135 and 18.7%), and Court Reporting Institute of St Louis (16 and 2.22%). The most popular majors in Clayton, MO are General Business Administration & Management (75 and 10.4%), Social Work (29 and 4.02%), and General Special Education & Teaching (25 and 3.46%). The median tuition costs in Clayton, MO are N/A for private four year colleges, and $24,250 and $24,250 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Clayton, MO is $577,300, which is 2.82 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $597,700 to $577,300, a 3.41% increase. The homeownership rate of Clayton, MO is 58%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Clayton, MO have an average commute time of 15.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Clayton, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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