Clay County, Kentucky Population 2018

Clay County, Kentucky's estimated population is 20,366 with a growth rate of -3.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Kentucky is the 56th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,366-794-3.75%
201621,1604772.31%
201620,683-307-1.46%
201520,990-106-0.50%
201421,096-99-0.47%
201321,195-330-1.53%
201221,525-71-0.33%
201121,596-65-0.30%
201021,661-85-0.39%
199021,746-1,006-4.42%
198022,7524,27123.11%
197018,481-2,267-10.93%
196020,748-2,368-10.24%
195023,116-785-3.28%
194023,9015,37529.01%
193018,526-1,269-6.41%
192019,7952,00611.28%
191017,7892,42515.78%
190015,3642,91723.44%
189012,4472,22521.77%
188010,2221,92523.20%
18708,2971,64524.73%
18606,6521,23122.71%
18505,42181417.67%
18404,6071,05929.85%
18303,548-845-19.24%
18204,3931,99583.19%
18102,3980.00%

Clay County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,817
Black or African American849
Two or More Races258
Some Other Race139
American Indian and Alaska Native71
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13
Asian13

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

Clay County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

39


Total

37.1


Male

40.9


Female

Clay County, Kentucky Adults

There are 16,674 adults, (2,857 of which are seniors) in Clay County, Kentucky.

Clay County, Kentucky Age Dependency

53.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,893

46.75%

Male

11,267

53.25%

Clay County, Kentucky Households and Families

Clay County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All72.4%27.6%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female67.3%32.7%
Male66.7%33.3%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6792.5372.4
Married3,6323.1177.3
Non Family2,3171.1168.7
Female1,3073.2667.3
Male4233.0266.7

3.06

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Kentucky Households

Clay County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,99220.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,42016.24%
High School Graduate5,08834.15%
Some College2,20814.82%
Associates Degree6114.10%
Bachelors Degree8265.54%
Graduate Degree7525.05%

Clay County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,6708,5731,518
Black78863118
Hispanic25614830
Multiple Races1741156
Other Race1098220
Native American444112
Asian1313

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 asian people with a rate of 27.27%.

Clay County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,512$23,326$21,854
Less Than High School$16,476$19,931$12,038
High School Grad$21,711$23,734$20,406
Some College$26,218$20,063$31,250
Bachelors Degree$32,232$$32,250
Graduate Degree$52,521$54,955$43,625

$22,512

Average Earnings

$23,326

Average Male

$21,854

Average Female

Clay County, Kentucky Language

Clay County, Kentucky Language by Age

Clay County, Kentucky Language

97.84% of Clay County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Clay County, Kentucky Poverty

Clay County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,8827,69240.74%
Hispanic20514570.73%
Black1849350.54%
Multiple1772614.69%
Other1818100.00%
Native39512.82%

40.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.48%

Male Poverty Rate

41.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Kentucky is Native, with 12.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.59%.

Clay County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.36%
High School31.79%
Some College23.59%
Bachelors or Greater10.44%

Clay County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed69.96%
Female Unemployed56.23%
Female Employed13.16%
Male Employed12.28%

Clay County, Kentucky Income

Clay County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,174$36,297
Families$29,846$43,331
Married Families$41,880$
Non Families$11,725$18,060

Clay County, Kentucky Marital Status

Clay County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Clay County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans by War

927

Number of Veterans

823

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam343
First Gulf War233
Second Gulf War143
Korea74
World War II49

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74270
35 to 54246
75+174
55 to 64173
18 to 3464

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8545.53%
2 or More3216.33%
Black293.52%
Hispanic123.95%
Indian1219.35%

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Kentucky Employment Status

Clay County, Kentucky Employment by Age

37.9%

Labor Force Participation

33.5%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Clay County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Clay County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Manchester14471391-56-3.87%
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