Clay County, Illinois Population 2020

Clay County, Illinois's estimated population is 13,272 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Illinois is the 80th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201813,253-19-0.14%
201713,272-43-0.32%
201613,315-87-0.65%
201513,402-44-0.33%
201413,446-110-0.81%
201313,556-159-1.16%
201213,715-10-0.07%
201113,725-102-0.74%
201013,827-633-4.38%
199014,460-823-5.39%
198015,2835483.72%
197014,735-1,080-6.83%
196015,815-1,630-9.34%
195017,445-1,502-7.93%
194018,9472,79217.28%
193016,155-1,529-8.65%
192017,684-977-5.24%
191018,661-892-4.56%
190019,5532,78116.58%
189016,7725803.58%
188016,1923172.00%
187015,8756,53970.04%
18609,3365,047117.67%
18504,2891,06132.87%
18403,2282,473327.55%
18307550.00%

How Many People Live in Clay County, Illinois?

13,272

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,02597.65%
Two or More Races1901.42%
Black or African American610.46%
Asian380.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.15%
Some Other Race40.03%

Clay County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Clay County, Illinois Median Age

42.7


Total

41.4


Male

45


Female

Clay County, Illinois Adults

There are 10,365 adults, (2,632 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Illinois.

Clay County, Illinois Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,752

50.62%

Male

6,586

49.38%

Clay County, Illinois Households and Families

Clay County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
Male78.8%21.2%
All77%23%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female55%45%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6382.377
Married2,7462.7990.9
Non Family1,9341.1663.5
Female5762.9855
Male3823.6278.8

2.73

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

11.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3533.78%
9th to 12th Grade5876.28%
High School Graduate3,47537.17%
Some College2,34025.03%
Associates Degree1,17112.52%
Bachelors Degree1,00010.70%
Graduate Degree4244.53%

Clay County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0318,1341,289
Hispanic10910282
Multiple Races969634
Black61295
Asian383514
Native American1514
Other Race44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 75.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,450$42,186$26,088
Less Than High School$19,716$20,000$17,917
High School Grad$30,788$37,716$25,435
Some College$33,117$47,882$23,155
Bachelors Degree$41,302$58,456$36,714
Graduate Degree$66,728$85,842$48,667

$32,450

Average Earnings

$42,186

Average Male

$26,088

Average Female

Clay County, Illinois Language

Clay County, Illinois Language by Age

Clay County, Illinois Language

96.67% of Clay County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Clay County, Illinois Poverty

Clay County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,6002,02816.10%
Black493775.51%
Multiple189189.52%
Hispanic193157.77%
Other44100.00%
Native20210.00%

16.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.43%

Male Poverty Rate

18.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Illinois is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 7.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.19%
High School16.81%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed79.38%
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed9.77%
Male Employed5.22%

Clay County, Illinois Income

Clay County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,691$60,790
Families$59,189$71,171
Married Families$68,389-
Non Families$22,465$33,256

Clay County, Illinois Marital Status

Clay County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clay County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Illinois Veterans

940

Number of Veterans

919

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam390
First Gulf War194
Korea96
Second Gulf War50
World War II35

Clay County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9219.09%
Asian1950.00%

Clay County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Illinois Employment Status

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.35%

Born in Illinois

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.03% of Clay County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 85.35% having been born in Illinois. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Clay County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Flora50744898-176-3.47%
Louisville11481106-42-3.66%
Clay City962918-44-4.57%
Xenia392380-12-3.06%
Iola141137-4-2.84%
Sailor Springs9592-3-3.16%
  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