Clay County, West Virginia Population 2018

Clay County, West Virginia's estimated population is 8,764 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, West Virginia is the 46th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,9011371.56%
20178,764-79-0.89%
20168,843-33-0.37%
20158,876-6-0.07%
20148,882-258-2.82%
20139,140-68-0.74%
20129,208-126-1.35%
20119,334-41-0.44%
20109,375-608-6.09%
19909,983-1,282-11.38%
198011,2651,93520.74%
19709,330-2,612-21.87%
196011,942-3,019-20.18%
195014,961-245-1.61%
194015,2062,08115.86%
193013,1251,63914.27%
192011,4861,25312.24%
191010,2331,98524.07%
19008,2483,58977.03%
18904,6591,19934.65%
18803,4601,26457.56%
18702,19640922.89%
18601,7870.00%

Clay County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,718
Two or More Races117
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12
Some Other Race9
Black or African American2

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

Clay County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Clay County, West Virginia Median Age

43.6


Total

43.3


Male

43.9


Female

Clay County, West Virginia Adults

There are 6,871 adults, (1,677 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, West Virginia.

Clay County, West Virginia Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,458

50.08%

Male

4,443

49.92%

Clay County, West Virginia Households and Families

Clay County, West Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Clay County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Male71.3%28.8%
Female66.6%33.4%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3652.6281.4
Married1,7913.191
Non Family1,0761.3171.6
Female3383.966.6
Male1603.5171.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, West Virginia Households

Clay County, West Virginia Education

Clay County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade85413.69%
9th to 12th Grade73611.80%
High School Graduate3,24151.97%
Some College5949.53%
Associates Degree2514.03%
Bachelors Degree3165.07%
Graduate Degree2443.91%

Clay County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0794,517526
Multiple Races825422
Native American2828
Hispanic242412
Islander1212
Other Race99
Black22

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 50.00%.

Clay County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,910$37,282$20,218
Less Than High School$$36,023$13,379
High School Grad$24,792$39,938$14,773
Some College$25,082$$22,361
Bachelors Degree$37,414$46,125$37,026
Graduate Degree$36,094$$40,583

$25,910

Average Earnings

$37,282

Average Male

$20,218

Average Female

Clay County, West Virginia Language

Clay County, West Virginia Language by Age

Clay County, West Virginia Language

99.64% of Clay County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.

Clay County, West Virginia Poverty

Clay County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,5932,20725.68%
Other99100.00%
Black22100.00%

25.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.12%

Male Poverty Rate

26.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, West Virginia is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, West Virginia is White, with 25.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.08%.

Clay County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.00%
Some College23.84%
High School19.38%
Bachelors or Greater1.61%

Clay County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.85%
Female Unemployed43.80%
Male Employed13.20%
Female Employed8.42%

Clay County, West Virginia Income

Clay County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,242$42,011
Families$44,012$51,112
Married Families$47,772$
Non Families$14,201$21,096

Clay County, West Virginia Marital Status

Clay County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, West Virginia 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 55To64.

Clay County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Clay County, West Virginia Veterans

Clay County, West Virginia Veterans by War

502

Number of Veterans

479

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam247
Korea126
First Gulf War60
Second Gulf War27
World War II

Clay County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+149
65 to 74133
55 to 64114
35 to 5479
18 to 3427

Clay County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Clay County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

15.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, West Virginia Employment Status

Clay County, West Virginia Employment by Age

39.5%

Labor Force Participation

35.2%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Clay County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Clay County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clay491464-27-5.50%
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