Clayton, North Carolina 

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Population

19,306

+31.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$56,941

Median Home Price

$206,200

Best Places to Live in Clayton, North Carolina

Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Clayton, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Clayton
 $369,900 
801 Neuse Ridge Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2658 SqFt
 $225,000 
32 Chesterfield Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2294 SqFt
 $265,000 
13 Torino Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 2812 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Raleigh Metro Area

The Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill triad, sometimes referred to as the Research Triangle, is a multifaceted commercial center and capital city. Raleigh, and the rapidly growing suburban community of Cary just west, form the eastern corner of the triangle.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Clayton
Zip Codes: 27520 27527
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Clayton is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Clayton jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Clayton's cost of living is 2.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Clayton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Clayton, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Johnston county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Clayton's population is 19,306 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 31.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Clayton is $206,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Clayton public schools spend $8,151 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Clayton. More Education


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Housing Market in Clayton

It's a good time to buy in Clayton. Home Appreciation is up 9.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Clayton Real Estate

The median home price in Clayton is $206,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Clayton   3 Reviews
North Carolina's great weather - 4/6/2011
For many reasons, North Carolina is a great place to call home! The weather is tough to beat. We enjoy four seasons, Summer is a little hot for some but allows a long... Read More

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Raleigh, NC is Overrated, and Generally Not a Frie - 10/14/2010
I cannot believe how "hyped up" the Raleighm NC area is. It is a strange combination of transplans from New York, New England and New Jersey mixed with local Raleigh... Read More

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27520 27527

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NEW LISTINGS IN CLAYTON
$369,900
801 Neuse Ridge Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$225,000
32 Chesterfield Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$265,000
13 Torino Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$829,900
354 Marcellus Way
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$205,900
22 Rainwater Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$299,900
1600 Old Us 70 Hwy W
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$172,000
35 Scuppernong Way
Bed 2 | Bath 2

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