Clay County, Illinois Population 2019

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%

Clay County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,097
Asian99
Two or More Races98
Black or African American90
American Indian and Alaska Native9

Clay County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Clay County, Illinois Median Age

44


Total

42.8


Male

45.5


Female

Clay County, Illinois Adults

There are 10,474 adults, (2,622 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Illinois.

Clay County, Illinois Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,791

50.71%

Male

6,602

49.29%

Clay County, Illinois Households and Families

Clay County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.1%6.9%
All79.1%20.9%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Male63.8%36.2%
Female56%44%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6242.3279.1
Married2,8892.7893.1
Non Family1,8381.1166.3
Female4553.0156
Male4423.663.8

2.76

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

10.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4284.53%
9th to 12th Grade6156.51%
High School Graduate3,45436.57%
Some College2,37825.18%
Associates Degree1,16212.30%
Bachelors Degree1,03710.98%
Graduate Degree3713.93%

Clay County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0638,0901,305
Hispanic1069871
Asian997620
Black854611
Multiple Races83831
Native American99

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 66.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,429$41,553$26,924
Less Than High School$23,229$25,250$22,250
High School Grad$32,565$40,875$26,335
Some College$33,901$46,829$26,071
Bachelors Degree$41,736$49,625$37,650
Graduate Degree$49,602$$36,750

$33,429

Average Earnings

$41,553

Average Male

$26,924

Average Female

Clay County, Illinois Language

Clay County, Illinois Language by Age

Clay County, Illinois Language

96.86% of Clay County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Clay County, Illinois Poverty

Clay County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,6991,76113.87%
Black554378.18%
Multiple972929.90%
Hispanic18573.78%
Native9222.22%

14.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.67%

Male Poverty Rate

16.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Illinois is Black, with 78.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 3.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.47%
High School13.35%
Some College12.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.78%
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed8.10%
Male Employed3.73%

Clay County, Illinois Income

Clay County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,427$60,497
Families$60,720$71,975
Married Families$69,387-
Non Families$21,325$29,749

Clay County, Illinois Marital Status

Clay County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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

932

Number of Veterans

923

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam449
First Gulf War161
Korea109
World War II49
Second Gulf War13

Clay County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8818.66%
Asian5151.52%

Clay County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Illinois Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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