Clay County, Kentucky Population 2019

Clay County, Kentucky's estimated population is 20,366 with a growth rate of -1.53% 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
201720,366-317-1.53%
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
White19,535
Black or African American784
Two or More Races316
Some Other Race156
American Indian and Alaska Native57
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander18

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Clay County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Clay County, Kentucky Median Age

39.2


Total

36.9


Male

41.1


Female

Clay County, Kentucky Adults

There are 16,413 adults, (2,874 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Kentucky.

Clay County, Kentucky Age Dependency

54.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,812

47.02%

Male

11,054

52.98%

Clay County, Kentucky Households and Families

Clay County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Clay County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.9%25.1%
All71.3%28.7%
Male68.6%31.4%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Female67.3%32.7%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7192.4971.3
Married3,7423.0374.9
Non Family2,1631.1268.2
Female1,3113.0867.3
Male5032.968.6

2.95

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.8%

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 Grade2,90319.70%
9th to 12th Grade2,55317.32%
High School Graduate4,88833.16%
Some College2,39016.22%
Associates Degree6034.09%
Bachelors Degree7555.12%
Graduate Degree6474.39%

Clay County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,5488,3841,324
Black73661721
Hispanic32221136
Multiple Races1981319
Other Race11910023
Native American494418

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 89.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 36.73%.

Clay County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,296$25,518$22,201
Less Than High School$18,895$22,063$13,140
High School Grad$23,019$26,003$20,841
Some College$26,731$21,492$30,810
Bachelors Degree$38,250$52,589$29,643
Graduate Degree$53,686$56,364$52,650

$24,296

Average Earnings

$25,518

Average Male

$22,201

Average Female

Clay County, Kentucky Language

Clay County, Kentucky Language by Age

Clay County, Kentucky Language

97.93% of Clay County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Clay County, Kentucky Poverty

Clay County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,6237,34339.43%
Hispanic24516165.71%
Multiple2415321.99%
Black1644929.88%
Other312167.74%
Native42819.05%

39.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.10%

Male Poverty Rate

39.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Kentucky is Other, with 67.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Kentucky is Native, with 19.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.58%.

Clay County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.40%
High School30.83%
Some College23.49%
Bachelors or Greater10.83%

Clay County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed67.92%
Female Unemployed65.49%
Female Employed12.50%
Male Employed11.53%

Clay County, Kentucky Income

Clay County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,596$39,395
Families$31,990$45,945
Married Families$43,409$
Non Families$12,483$19,784

Clay County, Kentucky Marital Status

Clay County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans by War

918

Number of Veterans

837

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam313
First Gulf War231
Second Gulf War181
Korea88
World War II62

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54260
65 to 74253
75+207
55 to 64143
18 to 3455

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8205.39%
2 or More4119.34%
Black395.02%
Hispanic185.06%
Indian1836.73%

Clay County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Kentucky Employment Status

Clay County, Kentucky Employment by Age

37.6%

Labor Force Participation

34.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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