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Clayton is a village in Jefferson County, in the Watertown-Fort Drum metro area.

The community was named after John M. Clayton, a Whig who served as U.S. senator from Delaware.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Clayton. For links to other places called Clayton, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Clayton is 44.239N. The longitude is -76.086W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 276 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,830.


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Median household income
Local
$31,354
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clayton demographic reports
Clayton is on the St. Lawrence River.
Former and merged names include:
· Cornelia
· French Creek
Established to discourage timber thieves. Once home to shipbuilders and riverboat captains.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Antique Boat Show - Aug. 3-5, 2007
  • Decoy & Wildlife Festival - July 20-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clayton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Canoe-Picnic Point, Mary Island State Park, Cedar Point State Park, Grass Point State Park
Historic sites and museums: Thousand Islands Museum, Antique Boat Museum, American Handweaving Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Clayton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13624 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Clayton residents report German ancestry, and 18% 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 $18,247, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Clayton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Clayton include Clayton Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Clayton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $416.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $877.


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Libraries in Clayton include Hawn Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clayton political report.

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The average commute time for Clayton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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