Clayton, NJ Population by Age

The median age in Clayton, NJ is 39.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.50% were under the age of 15, 22.65% aged 15 to 29, 40.73% aged 30 to 64, 16.77% aged 65 to 84, and 1.35% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Clayton, NJ population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Clayton'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 325 3.69%
5 to 9 years 941 10.67%
10 to 14 years 365 4.14%
15 to 19 years 578 6.55%
20 to 24 years 728 8.26%
25 to 29 years 691 7.84%
30 to 34 years 281 3.19%
35 to 39 years 581 6.59%
40 to 44 years 564 6.4%
45 to 49 years 832 9.44%
50 to 54 years 416 4.72%
55 to 59 years 530 6.01%
60 to 64 years 388 4.4%
65 to 69 years 519 5.89%
70 to 74 years 705 8%
75 to 79 years 171 1.94%
80 to 84 years 84 0.95%
85 years and over 119 1.35%
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Clayton, NJ population by age group

Key stats
2,937
Population under 25 years
2,117
Population aged 25-44
2,166
Population aged 45-64
1,598
Population aged 65+

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

The graph shows Clayton'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, NJ population by age group. The largest age group was 5-9 years with a poulation of 941 (10.67% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Clayton, NJ was for the group of age 5-9 years with a population of 941 (10.67%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Clayton, NJ was the 80-84 years with a population of 84 (0.95%).

Clayton, NJ population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Clayton, NJ'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'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, NJ 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 5,130 (58.18% 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 2,090 23.7%
18 to 64 years 5,130 58.18%
85 years and over 1,598 18.12%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Clayton's population under 18 was 23.70%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Clayton's working population (between 18 and 64) was 58.18%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Clayton's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 18.12% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Clayton, NJ population pyramid

Population pyramid for Clayton, NJ 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's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Clayton, NJ, is 29.2.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Clayton, NJ, is 28.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for Clayton, NJ is 57.8.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Clayton, NJ is 3.5.
The graph shows Clayton'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, NJ population pyramid i.e. Clayton population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

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

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 108 217 325
5 to 9 years 400 541 941
10 to 14 years 214 151 365
15 to 19 years 317 261 578
20 to 24 years 334 394 728
25 to 29 years 435 256 691
30 to 34 years 152 129 281
35 to 39 years 234 347 581
40 to 44 years 230 334 564
45 to 49 years 368 464 832
50 to 54 years 227 189 416
55 to 59 years 232 298 530
60 to 64 years 174 214 388
65 to 69 years 206 313 519
70 to 74 years 338 367 705
75 to 79 years 82 89 171
80 to 84 years 72 12 84
85 years and over 46 73 119
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Things to know

What is the population of Clayton, NJ under 18?

Clayton's population under the age of 18 is 2,090, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 23.70% of the total resident population of Clayton, NJ.

What is the aging population in Clayton, NJ?

Clayton's population aged 65 years and above was 1,598. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 18.12% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Clayton, NJ Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Clayton 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 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. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Clayton by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Clayton.

Key observations

The largest age group in Clayton, NJ was for the group of age 5-9 years with a population of 941 (10.67%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Clayton, NJ was the 80-84 years with a population of 84 (0.95%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Clayton 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 is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Clayton 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 Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Clayton, NJ Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Clayton - 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 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. 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 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 population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Clayton is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Clayton 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 Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Clayton, NJ 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, NJ population pyramid, which represents the Clayton 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, NJ, is 29.2.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Clayton, NJ, is 28.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for Clayton, NJ is 57.8.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Clayton, NJ is 3.5.

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