Clay, California Population 2024

1,121

Clay is a city located in Sacramento County California. Clay has a 2024 population of 1,121. Clay is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,130 in 2020.

The average household income in Clay is $125,026 with a poverty rate of 5.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clay is 40.9 years, 43.9 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Clay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clay was:

  • White: 79.66%
  • Two or more races: 15.97%
  • Asian: 3.03%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
165.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.8% (-9)
The current population of Clay, California is 1,121 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,130.

Clay, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White89379.66%
Two or more races17915.97%
Asian343.03%
Other race110.98%
Native American40.36%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clay Population by Race

Clay Population Pyramid 2024

Clay Median Age

40.9

Total

43.9

Male

40.5

Female

Clay Adults

There are 906 adults, (181 of whom are seniors) in Clay.

Clay Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay Sex Ratio

Female55049.06%
Male57150.94%

Clay Population by Age

Clay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3802.9592.47.6
Married2083.3197.12.9
Non Family1121.3779.520.5
Female454.821000
Male154.21000
showing: 5 rows

3.35

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

92.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Clay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$71,813

Average Earnings

$83,438

Average Male

$

Average Female

Clay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clay Language

95.93% of Clay residents speak only English, while 4.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Clay Language

Clay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2343615.38%
White781162.05%
Asian34514.71%
Multiple17042.35%
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5.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay is Hispanic, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay is White, with 2.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.17%.

Clay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60%
High School23.81%
Some College2.51%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Clay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed3%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Clay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

135

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Clay Veterans by War

count

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Clay Veterans by Age

count

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Clay Veterans by Race

Clay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Clay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.86%

Born in Clay

95.09%

Native Born

4.91%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

4.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.09% of Clay residents were born in the United States, with 73.86% having been born in California. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,121
20231,121
20221,121282.56%
20211,093-37-3.27%
20201,130-57-4.8%
20191,1871049.6%
20181,083-128-10.57%
20171,21120.17%
20161,209968.63%
20151,113-40-3.47%
20141,153807.46%
20131,073-74-6.45%
20121,147-41-3.45%
20111,188-7-0.59%
20101,195
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Clay Population by Year