Clayton, NC

Johnston County

What you need to know about Clayton, NC

Clayton is located in Johnston County, North Carolina. The population is 70% White, 19% Black, 1% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 3% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 6% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $56,941 and the median home value is $151,800. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Clayton, see each of the tabs above.


Homes Owned 68.24%
68.24% Complete
Homes Rented 31.76%
31.76% Complete

Real Estate

In Clayton, North Carolina

Ready to move to Clayton? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Clayton.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In Clayton, North Carolina

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Clayton rates.

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


In Clayton, North Carolina

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Clayton.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Clayton, North Carolina

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Clayton.


Bachelor’s Degree 31%
31% Complete
Graduated High School 93%
93% Complete