Clay County, Indiana Population 2019

Clay County, Indiana's estimated population is 26,155 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Indiana is the 60th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,170150.06%
201726,155-45-0.17%
201626,200-190-0.72%
201526,390-34-0.13%
201426,424-234-0.88%
201326,658-126-0.47%
201226,784-47-0.18%
201126,831-20-0.07%
201026,8512,1468.69%
199024,705-157-0.63%
198024,8629293.88%
197023,933-274-1.13%
196024,2072891.21%
195023,918-1,447-5.70%
194025,365-1,114-4.21%
193026,479-2,968-10.08%
192029,447-3,088-9.49%
191032,535-1,750-5.10%
190034,2853,74912.28%
189030,5364,68218.11%
188025,8546,77035.47%
187019,0846,92356.93%
186012,1614,21753.08%
18507,9442,37742.70%
18405,5673,951244.49%
18301,6160.00%

How Many People Live in Clay County, Indiana?

26,155

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,69497.42%
Two or More Races4091.55%
Black or African American1060.40%
Some Other Race810.31%
Asian670.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.07%

Clay County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Clay County, Indiana Median Age

40.9


Total

40.4


Male

41.5


Female

Clay County, Indiana Adults

There are 20,273 adults, (4,441 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Indiana.

Clay County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,472

51.08%

Male

12,903

48.92%

Clay County, Indiana Households and Families

Clay County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female63.8%36.2%
Male54.5%45.5%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6802.4376.7
Married5,9942.9686.9
Non Family3,1601.264.9
Female1,1222.8263.8
Male4043.0854.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4062.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,2847.05%
High School Graduate8,12844.61%
Some College3,30218.12%
Associates Degree2,07111.37%
Bachelors Degree2,03111.15%
Graduate Degree9985.48%

Clay County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,65916,0392,948
Multiple Races20017744
Hispanic18616329
Black9275
Asian67678
Other Race575729
Native American169

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,601$40,809$27,465
Less Than High School$21,129$23,561$18,589
High School Grad$30,877$37,300$19,557
Some College$32,369$44,493$27,710
Bachelors Degree$41,928$48,125$40,875
Graduate Degree$62,827$65,821$58,750

$33,601

Average Earnings

$40,809

Average Male

$27,465

Average Female

Clay County, Indiana Language

Clay County, Indiana Language by Age

Clay County, Indiana Language

97.90% of Clay County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Clay County, Indiana Poverty

Clay County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,0063,40613.62%
Multiple39813233.17%
Black782228.21%
Hispanic308144.55%
Native181055.56%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.04%

Male Poverty Rate

15.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Indiana is Native, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.46%
High School11.03%
Some College8.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.44%
Male Unemployed30.26%
Female Employed7.82%
Male Employed5.14%

Clay County, Indiana Income

Clay County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,924$60,074
Families$59,942$69,365
Married Families$69,798-
Non Families$29,679$36,189

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Indiana Veterans

1,671

Number of Veterans

1,561

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam631
First Gulf War358
Second Gulf War263
World War II121
Korea86
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74481
35 to 54463
75+375
55 to 64242
18 to 34110

Clay County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6018.10%
Hispanic3316.84%
Other3357.89%
Black2929.59%
2 or More83.56%

Clay County, Indiana Veterans by Education

6.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Indiana Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Indiana 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

83.67%

Born in Indiana

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.25% of Clay County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 83.67% having been born in Indiana. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Clay County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brazil81458110-35-0.43%
Clay City861835-26-3.02%
Knightsville793768-25-3.15%
Harmony656630-26-3.96%
Staunton535513-22-4.11%
Carbon397389-8-2.02%
Center Point242237-5-2.07%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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