Clay County, Indiana Population 2018

Clay County, Indiana's estimated population is 26,198 with a growth rate of -1.39% 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
201726,198-370-1.39%
201626,5683651.39%
201626,203-186-0.70%
201526,389-35-0.13%
201426,424-235-0.88%
201326,659-126-0.47%
201226,785-47-0.18%
201126,832-21-0.08%
201026,8532,1488.69%
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%

Clay County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,848
Two or More Races539
Black or African American64
Some Other Race57
American Indian and Alaska Native38
Asian22

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

Clay County, Indiana 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, Indiana Median Age

40.4


Total

40


Male

41.2


Female

Clay County, Indiana Adults

There are 20,351 adults, (4,357 of which are seniors) in Clay County, Indiana.

Clay County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,585

51.13%

Male

12,983

48.87%

Clay County, Indiana Households and Families

Clay County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Female60.2%39.8%
Male43.9%56.1%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5412.4875.1
Married5,943385.8
Non Family2,9761.2464.4
Female1,1692.7860.2
Male4533.1443.9

2.91

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Indiana Households

Clay County, Indiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4422.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,4317.84%
High School Graduate8,16944.77%
Some College3,30418.11%
Associates Degree1,8139.94%
Bachelors Degree2,00711.00%
Graduate Degree1,0825.93%

Clay County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,79715,9603,027
Multiple Races21319037
Hispanic13113122
Black5252
Other Race393922
Native American3320
Asian22223

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 56.41%.

Clay County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,120$38,765$26,566
Less Than High School$22,830$23,810$16,029
High School Grad$29,483$35,979$19,221
Some College$31,850$41,356$26,325
Bachelors Degree$41,625$43,289$40,284
Graduate Degree$58,125$65,086$48,750

$32,120

Average Earnings

$38,765

Average Male

$26,566

Average Female

Clay County, Indiana Language

Clay County, Indiana Language by Age

Clay County, Indiana Language

98.19% of Clay County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Clay County, Indiana Poverty

Clay County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,2264,01915.93%
Multiple52529856.76%
Hispanic3139229.39%
Black412458.54%
Native381744.74%

16.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.98%

Male Poverty Rate

18.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Indiana is Black, with 58.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Indiana is White, with 15.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.45%.

Clay County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.86%
High School13.98%
Some College10.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

Clay County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.41%
Male Unemployed27.95%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed6.52%

Clay County, Indiana Income

Clay County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,735$57,492
Families$58,060$66,137
Married Families$67,804$
Non Families$26,849$33,812

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

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

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Indiana Veterans

Clay County, Indiana Veterans by War

1,689

Number of Veterans

1,567

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam714
First Gulf War319
Second Gulf War181
Korea120
World War II114

Clay County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74503
35 to 54390
75+375
55 to 64328
18 to 3493

Clay County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6408.24%
Hispanic2618.71%
Other2666.67%
Black1625.00%
2 or More73.00%

Clay County, Indiana Veterans by Education

8.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Indiana Employment Status

Clay County, Indiana Employment by Age

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Indiana Employment by Race

Clay County, Indiana Employment by Education

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%
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