Clayton | Choose Central Delaware

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The Town of Clayton is one of Delaware’s vibrant residential communities. Clayton residents can enjoy culture, dining, and entertainment at many locations in Smyrna, Dover, Newark, and Wilmington, Delaware. Delaware’s Resort Beaches lie only an hour south of Clayton. The Eastern Shore of Maryland and destinations in Annapolis and Washington, D.C. are between a one (1) to two (2) hour drive away. Wilmington offers Amtrak service to New York City and other destinations. Whether you are a long-time resident, new to our Town, or a virtual visitor, we believe you will share our sense of pride in our Town.

Clayton’s Top Employers:

  • Chesapeake Fuels
  • Hanover Foods Corporation - Canned Fruits and Specialties Processing
  • Eagle Group

Clayton’s Demographics:

  • Municipal Population: 3,080 (2017)
  • Median Household Income: $62,422
  • 82.4% of Clayton residents over the age of 24 are at least high school graduates
  • 24.1% of Clayton residents have a bachelors degree

Clayton’s School District:

The mission of the Smyrna School District is to ensure that the students of the community are prepared as effectively and as efficiently as possible to become responsible and productive citizens possessing the knowledge, the problem-solving skills, and the positive attitudes necessary to successfully adapt to and function in an ever-changing environment.

  • Smyrna Kindergarten Center
  • Clayton Elementary School
  • Providence Creek Academy Charter School
  • First State Military Academy
  • John Bassett Moore School
  • Smyrna Middle School
  • Smyrna High School

Electric Provider: Town of Clayton (Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation)

Gas Provider: Chesapeake Utilities

Water Provider: Town of Clayton

Sewer Provider: Town of Clayton

Trash: Town of Clayton