Clay County, Iowa Population 2018

Clay County, Iowa's estimated population is 16,170 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Iowa is the 46th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,3872171.34%
201716,170-155-0.95%
201616,325-183-1.11%
201516,508170.10%
201416,491490.30%
201316,442-98-0.59%
201216,540-55-0.33%
201116,595-38-0.23%
201016,633-952-5.41%
199017,585-1,991-10.17%
198019,5761,1126.02%
197018,464-40-0.22%
196018,5044012.22%
195018,1033411.92%
194017,7621,65510.28%
193016,1074472.85%
192015,6602,89422.67%
191012,766-635-4.74%
190013,4014,09243.96%
18909,3095,061119.14%
18804,2482,725178.92%
18701,5231,4712828.85%
1860520.00%

Clay County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,733
Two or More Races384
Some Other Race106
Asian79
Black or African American77
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6
American Indian and Alaska Native2

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Clay County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Clay County, Iowa Median Age

42.2


Total

40.4


Male

44.1


Female

Clay County, Iowa Adults

There are 12,634 adults, (3,270 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Iowa.

Clay County, Iowa Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,296

50.63%

Male

8,091

49.37%

Clay County, Iowa Households and Families

Clay County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Clay County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All69.2%30.8%
Male67.7%32.3%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female48.2%51.8%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2642.2169.2
Married3,6382.8485.7
Non Family2,6491.1852.2
Female6802.6248.2
Male2972.7567.7

2.73

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Iowa Households

Clay County, Iowa Education

Clay County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2221.94%
9th to 12th Grade5294.62%
High School Graduate4,03235.19%
Some College2,77824.25%
Associates Degree1,41312.33%
Bachelors Degree1,92116.77%
Graduate Degree5624.91%

Clay County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,00610,4282,426
Hispanic2639529
Multiple Races105100
Other Race805
Asian686828
Black5110
Islander33
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 41.18%.

Clay County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,056$41,538$26,309
Less Than High School$19,776$26,250$17,538
High School Grad$28,125$36,975$16,429
Some College$36,217$45,642$27,246
Bachelors Degree$40,353$53,942$32,886
Graduate Degree$57,000$73,173$39,706

$35,056

Average Earnings

$41,538

Average Male

$26,309

Average Female

Clay County, Iowa Language

Clay County, Iowa Language by Age

Clay County, Iowa Language

96.75% of Clay County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Clay County, Iowa Poverty

Clay County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0521,80211.97%
Hispanic520499.42%
Multiple360236.39%
Asian7245.56%
Islander6350.00%

11.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.88%

Male Poverty Rate

14.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Iowa is Islander, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Iowa is Asian, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.91%.

Clay County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.43%
Some College9.37%
High School8.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%

Clay County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.96%
Male Unemployed9.23%
Female Employed8.19%
Male Employed5.15%

Clay County, Iowa Income

Clay County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,978$64,059
Families$64,503$78,143
Married Families$77,893$
Non Families$26,638$35,522

Clay County, Iowa Marital Status

Clay County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Clay County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Clay County, Iowa Veterans

Clay County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,144

Number of Veterans

1,077

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam510
Korea184
First Gulf War183
Second Gulf War122
World War II30

Clay County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74308
75+284
55 to 64276
35 to 54238
18 to 3438

Clay County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1429.31%
Black22.86%

Clay County, Iowa Veterans by Education

11.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Iowa Employment Status

Clay County, Iowa Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Iowa Employment by Race

Clay County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Clay County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spencer1124111138-103-0.92%
Everly596571-25-4.19%
Royal446417-29-6.50%
Peterson332310-22-6.63%
Fostoria244235-9-3.69%
Dickens185179-6-3.24%
Webb141136-5-3.55%
Greenville7572-3-4.00%
Rossie707000.00%
Gillett Grove494900.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990