Clay County, Minnesota Population 2018

Clay County, Minnesota's estimated population is 63,569 with a growth rate of 3.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Minnesota is the 16th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201763,5692,1673.53%
201661,402-1,456-2.32%
201662,8587941.28%
201562,0648761.43%
201461,1886671.10%
201360,5213420.57%
201260,1792800.47%
201159,8997571.28%
201059,1428,72017.29%
199050,4221,0952.22%
198049,3272,7425.89%
197046,5857,50519.20%
196039,0808,71728.71%
195030,3635,02619.84%
194025,3372,2179.59%
193023,1201,3406.15%
192021,7802,14010.90%
191019,6401,6989.46%
190017,9426,42555.79%
189011,5175,63095.63%
18805,8875,7956298.91%
1870921316.46%
1860790.00%

Clay County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White56,626
Two or More Races1,802
Black or African American1,271
American Indian and Alaska Native770
Asian644
Some Other Race263
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26

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

Clay County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Clay County, Minnesota Median Age

32.6


Total

32.2


Male

32.9


Female

Clay County, Minnesota Adults

There are 47,034 adults, (7,737 of which are seniors) in Clay County, Minnesota.

Clay County, Minnesota Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

31,091

50.64%

Male

30,311

49.36%

Clay County, Minnesota Households and Families

Clay County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
Male74.2%25.8%
All69.8%30.2%
Female49.5%50.5%
Non Family46.9%53.1%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,0342.4969.8
Married12,0913.1388.4
Non Family8,1351.3446.9
Female2,0363.1949.5
Male7722.7874.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Minnesota Households

Clay County, Minnesota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8262.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,2403.35%
High School Graduate9,79126.47%
Some College7,98021.58%
Associates Degree4,93813.35%
Bachelors Degree8,90124.07%
Graduate Degree3,3078.94%

Clay County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,08732,48911,543
Hispanic1,02180988
Multiple Races608504213
Black575496189
Native American42136268
Asian313295105
Other Race1299833
Islander21218

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 38.10%.

Clay County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,426$46,728$32,639
Less Than High School$26,250$29,147$16,186
High School Grad$32,136$41,132$23,351
Some College$36,255$44,225$30,590
Bachelors Degree$45,463$51,804$39,216
Graduate Degree$62,261$67,744$56,979

$40,426

Average Earnings

$46,728

Average Male

$32,639

Average Female

Clay County, Minnesota Language

Clay County, Minnesota Language by Age

Clay County, Minnesota Language

94.27% of Clay County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,2945,17210.08%
Hispanic2,37857324.10%
Black1,06741538.89%
Multiple1,73430817.76%
Native73326436.02%
Asian48418638.43%
Other2524618.25%

11.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Minnesota is Black, with 38.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Minnesota is White, with 10.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.65%.

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.29%
High School9.30%
Some College8.15%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.66%
Male Unemployed29.29%
Female Employed9.33%
Male Employed6.35%

Clay County, Minnesota Income

Clay County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,614$70,664
Families$76,021$86,305
Married Families$85,970$96,491
Non Families$29,605$38,274

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Minnesota 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 35To44.

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by War

3,258

Number of Veterans

3,047

Male Veterans

211

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,186
Second Gulf War481
First Gulf War475
Korea469
World War II246

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+978
65 to 74762
35 to 54637
55 to 64615
18 to 34266

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1297.13%
Hispanic845.71%
2 or More455.20%
Indian347.22%
Black192.05%
Other135.46%
Asian111.94%
Hawaiian728.00%

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Employment Status

Clay County, Minnesota Employment by Age

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Clay County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Clay County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Moorhead394364249230567.75%
Dilworth401943973789.41%
Barnesville25592576170.66%
Hawley206721931266.10%
Glyndon13921371-21-1.51%
Sabin522557356.70%
Ulen54554610.18%
Hitterdal20120431.49%
Felton17717810.56%
Georgetown12912900.00%
Comstock939300.00%
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