Clay County, Minnesota Population 2019

Clay County, Minnesota's estimated population is 63,569 with a growth rate of 1.13% 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
201763,5697111.13%
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
White56,814
Two or More Races1,724
Black or African American1,595
American Indian and Alaska Native861
Asian697
Some Other Race340
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

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

Clay County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2019

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

Clay County, Minnesota Median Age

32.6


Total

32.2


Male

33


Female

Clay County, Minnesota Adults

There are 47,291 adults, (7,875 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Minnesota.

Clay County, Minnesota Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

31,427

50.66%

Male

30,613

49.34%

Clay County, Minnesota Households and Families

Clay County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Clay County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Male71.8%28.2%
All68.7%31.3%
Female51.8%48.2%
Non Family44.9%55.1%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,4532.4868.7
Married12,2133.1387.8
Non Family8,5021.3344.9
Female1,9723.2651.8
Male7662.8371.8

3.05

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade7722.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,2023.21%
High School Graduate9,66425.80%
Some College8,37022.34%
Associates Degree5,00413.36%
Bachelors Degree8,95523.90%
Graduate Degree3,4959.33%

Clay County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,34732,87311,741
Hispanic1,080898171
Black709562212
Multiple Races587498161
Native American44637062
Asian363360112
Other Race15310246
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.18%.

Clay County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,732$49,893$34,926
Less Than High School$28,945$31,948$17,847
High School Grad$35,333$43,723$25,273
Some College$37,136$46,206$30,988
Bachelors Degree$47,744$53,980$41,614
Graduate Degree$61,447$67,885$53,552

$41,732

Average Earnings

$49,893

Average Male

$34,926

Average Female

Clay County, Minnesota Language

Clay County, Minnesota Language by Age

Clay County, Minnesota Language

94.22% of Clay County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,5755,36610.40%
Black1,36662245.53%
Hispanic2,50254321.70%
Multiple1,64528417.26%
Native82426932.65%
Asian54024745.74%
Other3404212.35%

12.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.21%

Male Poverty Rate

13.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Minnesota is Asian, with 45.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Minnesota is White, with 10.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.92%.

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.01%
High School9.88%
Some College9.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.95%
Male Unemployed29.07%
Female Employed9.57%
Male Employed6.28%

Clay County, Minnesota Income

Clay County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,409$73,034
Families$79,041$89,836
Married Families$87,688$99,521
Non Families$30,431$39,953

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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


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

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by War

3,258

Number of Veterans

2,998

Male Veterans

260

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,205
Second Gulf War508
First Gulf War482
Korea423
World War II204

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+959
65 to 74786
35 to 54632
55 to 64619
18 to 34262

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1377.14%
Hispanic845.53%
2 or More779.60%
Indian448.56%

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Employment Status

Clay County, Minnesota Employment by Age

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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