Clay County, Illinois Population 2018

Clay County, Illinois's estimated population is 13,269 with a growth rate of -1.46% 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
201713,269-197-1.46%
201613,4661551.16%
201613,311-84-0.63%
201513,395-46-0.34%
201413,441-110-0.81%
201313,551-159-1.16%
201213,710-10-0.07%
201113,720-106-0.77%
201013,826-634-4.38%
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
White13,173
Two or More Races150
Black or African American84
Asian37
American Indian and Alaska Native22

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Clay County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Clay County, Illinois Median Age

43.1


Total

42.4


Male

44.7


Female

Clay County, Illinois Adults

There are 10,450 adults, (2,545 of which are seniors) in Clay County, Illinois.

Clay County, Illinois Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,824

50.68%

Male

6,642

49.32%

Clay County, Illinois Households and Families

Clay County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Male57.2%42.8%
Female54.1%45.9%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5882.3577.6
Married2,9802.7592.4
Non Family1,7441.1163.4
Female5793.2154.1
Male2853.9757.2

2.79

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Illinois Households

Clay County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4564.87%
9th to 12th Grade6236.65%
High School Graduate3,59138.34%
Some College2,20223.51%
Associates Degree1,10811.83%
Bachelors Degree1,02110.90%
Graduate Degree3653.90%

Clay County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0958,0631,293
Hispanic978960
Black825325
Multiple Races49491
Asian37277
Native American66

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 61.86%.

Clay County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,916$40,420$26,496
Less Than High School$21,741$26,161$16,694
High School Grad$30,882$40,923$24,341
Some College$32,863$41,607$27,245
Bachelors Degree$43,024$49,773$38,833
Graduate Degree$40,592$$39,028

$31,916

Average Earnings

$40,420

Average Male

$26,496

Average Female

Clay County, Illinois Language

Clay County, Illinois Language by Age

Clay County, Illinois Language

96.65% of Clay County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Clay County, Illinois Poverty

Clay County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7291,70213.37%
Multiple1499865.77%
Black574680.70%
Hispanic17884.49%

14.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.17%

Male Poverty Rate

15.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Illinois is Black, with 80.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 4.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.62%.

Clay County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Some College12.41%
High School12.37%
Less Than High School11.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

Clay County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.56%
Male Unemployed26.69%
Female Employed7.85%
Male Employed4.28%

Clay County, Illinois Income

Clay County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,984$56,666
Families$56,434$66,232
Married Families$64,518$
Non Families$25,588$31,499

Clay County, Illinois Marital Status

Clay County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Clay County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Illinois Veterans

Clay County, Illinois Veterans by War

992

Number of Veterans

984

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam433
First Gulf War170
Korea109
World War II54
Second Gulf War41

Clay County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54285
55 to 64248
65 to 74227
75+212
18 to 3420

Clay County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9729.49%
Asian1745.95%
2 or More34.05%

Clay County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Illinois Employment Status

Clay County, Illinois Employment by Age

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Illinois Employment by Race

Clay County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
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