Clanton is the county seat of Chilton County, and the largest city in it. With a 2020 population of 9,034, Clanton is the 71st largest city in Alabama and the 3312th largest city in the United States . Clanton is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,619 in 2010. Clanton reached it's highest population of 9,034 in 2021. Spanning over 23 miles, Clanton has a population density of 395 people per square mile.
The average household income in Clanton is $72,072 with a poverty rate of 22.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $131,700. The median age in Clanton is 39.9 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clanton was: