Clayton County, IA Population by Age

The median age in Clayton County, IA is 47.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.13% were under the age of 15, 15.40% aged 15 to 29, 43.10% aged 30 to 64, 19.52% aged 65 to 84, and 3.85% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Clayton County, IA population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Clayton County's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 1,007 5.86%
5 to 9 years 1,127 6.56%
10 to 14 years 979 5.7%
15 to 19 years 929 5.41%
20 to 24 years 806 4.69%
25 to 29 years 910 5.3%
30 to 34 years 833 4.85%
35 to 39 years 884 5.15%
40 to 44 years 843 4.91%
45 to 49 years 942 5.49%
50 to 54 years 1,030 6%
55 to 59 years 1,285 7.48%
60 to 64 years 1,585 9.23%
65 to 69 years 1,470 8.56%
70 to 74 years 776 4.52%
75 to 79 years 686 3.99%
80 to 84 years 420 2.45%
85 years and over 661 3.85%
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Clayton County, IA population by age group

Key stats
4,848
Population under 25 years
3,470
Population aged 25-44
4,842
Population aged 45-64
4,013
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Clayton County's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Clayton County, IA population by age group. The largest age group was 60-64 years with a poulation of 1,585 (9.23% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Clayton County, IA was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 1,585 (9.23%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Clayton County, IA was the 80-84 years with a population of 420 (2.45%).

Clayton County, IA population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Clayton County, IA's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Clayton County's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Clayton County, IA population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 9,429 (54.91% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 3,731 21.73%
18 to 64 years 9,429 54.91%
85 years and over 4,013 23.37%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Clayton County's population under 18 was 21.73%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Clayton County's working population (between 18 and 64) was 54.91%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Clayton County's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 23.37% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Clayton County, IA population pyramid

Population pyramid for Clayton County, IA is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Clayton County's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Clayton County, IA, is 31.0.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Clayton County, IA, is 39.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Clayton County, IA is 70.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Clayton County, IA is 2.5.
The graph shows Clayton County's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Clayton County, IA population pyramid i.e. Clayton County population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Clayton County, IA's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 471 536 1,007
5 to 9 years 596 531 1,127
10 to 14 years 501 478 979
15 to 19 years 495 434 929
20 to 24 years 401 405 806
25 to 29 years 480 430 910
30 to 34 years 408 425 833
35 to 39 years 486 398 884
40 to 44 years 404 439 843
45 to 49 years 512 430 942
50 to 54 years 535 495 1,030
55 to 59 years 675 610 1,285
60 to 64 years 787 798 1,585
65 to 69 years 745 725 1,470
70 to 74 years 413 363 776
75 to 79 years 307 379 686
80 to 84 years 220 200 420
85 years and over 239 422 661
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Things to know

What is the population of Clayton County, IA under 18?

Clayton County's population under the age of 18 is 3,731, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 21.73% of the total resident population of Clayton County, IA.

What is the aging population in Clayton County, IA?

Clayton County's population aged 65 years and above was 4,013. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 23.37% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
Clayton County, IA Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Clayton County age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Clayton County population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Clayton County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Clayton County by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Clayton County.

Key observations

The largest age group in Clayton County, IA was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 1,585 (9.23%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Clayton County, IA was the 80-84 years with a population of 420 (2.45%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Clayton County population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Clayton County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Clayton County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Clayton County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Clayton County, IA Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Clayton County - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Clayton County population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Clayton County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Clayton County population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Clayton County population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Clayton County is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Clayton County is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Clayton County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Clayton County, IA Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Clayton County, IA population pyramid, which represents the Clayton County population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Clayton County, IA, is 31.0.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Clayton County, IA, is 39.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Clayton County, IA is 70.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Clayton County, IA is 2.5.

Clayton County population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Clayton County population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Clayton County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Clayton County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Clayton County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Clayton County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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