Clayton County

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Clayton County, Iowa

111 High St NE
Elkader, IA 52043
Phone: (563) 245-2204
Fax: (563) 245-1175
www.claytoncountyiowa.net

On northeastern border of IA, north of Dubuque; established Dec 21, 1837 (prior to statehood) from Dubuque County. Name Origin: For John Middleton Clayton (1796-1856), U.S. senator from DE and U.S. secretary of state (1849-50)

Area (sq mi):: 792.81 (land 778.81; water 14.00) Population per square mile: 23.50
Population 2005: 18,337 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 -2.00% Population 2000: 18,678 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,930; median household $34,068; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,578-$24,581
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Clayton County, Georgia

112 Smith St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: (770) 477-3211
Fax: (770) 477-3217
www.co.clayton.ga.us

In west-central GA, south of Atlanta; organized Nov 30, 1858 from Fayette and Henry counties. Name Origin: For Augustin Smith Clayton (1783-1839), GA jurist and U.S. representative (1832-35)

Area (sq mi):: 144.28 (land 142.62; water 1.66) Population per square mile: 1878.90
Population 2005: 267,966 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 13.30%; 1990-2000 29.90% Population 2000: 236,517 (White 34.90%; Black or African American 51.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.50%; Asian 4.50%; Other 6.00%). Foreign born: 10.90%. Median age: 30.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,079; median household $42,697; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,609-$21,569
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 29.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Forest Park (21,184)
  • Riverdale (15,611)

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