Clay Center, Ohio Population 2024

252

Clay Center is a city located in Lucas County, Ottawa County, Sandusky County, and Wood County Ohio. Clay Center has a 2024 population of 252. Clay Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -3.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 260 in 2020.

The average household income in Clay Center is $68,002 with a poverty rate of 18.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clay Center is 32.4 years, 29.9 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Clay Center Demographics

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

  • White: 97.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
248.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.08% (-8)
The current population of Clay Center, Ohio is 252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 260.

Clay Center, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White34797.2%
Two or more races61.68%
Black or African American30.84%
Other race10.28%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clay Center Population by Race

Clay Center Population Pyramid 2024

Clay Center Median Age

32.4

Total

29.9

Male

32.8

Female

Clay Center Adults

There are 297 adults, (49 of whom are seniors) in Clay Center.

Clay Center Age Dependency

44

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay Center Sex Ratio

Female16847.06%
Male18952.94%

Clay Center Population by Age

Clay Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1043.4382.717.3
Married475.6689.410.6
Non Family401.0387.512.5
Female123.533.366.7
Male51.61000

4.77

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clay Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade52.08%
Associates Degree114.58%
Bachelors Degree31.25%
Graduate Degree52.08%
High School Graduate17372.08%
Less Than 9th Grade31.25%
Some College4016.67%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clay Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2222158
Hispanic15150
2+ Races660
Black320
Other Race110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.6%.

Clay Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,296$36,667$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$36,389$36,726$35,208
Some College$46,250$55,893$0

$36,389

Average Earnings

$36,726

Average Male

$35,208

Average Female

Clay Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clay Center Language

98.02% of Clay Center residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Clay Center Language

Clay Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3315817.52%
Hispanic23521.74%
Black3266.67%

18.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.76%

Male Poverty Rate

23.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay Center is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay Center is White, with 17.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.25%.

Clay Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.5%
Some College15.69%
Bachelors or Greater12.5%
High School10.98%

Clay Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed63.64%
Female Employed15.91%
Male Employed11.59%
Female Unemployed0%

Clay Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$71,250$79,263
Households$60,625$68,002
Married Families$101,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,500$44,285

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clay Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clay Center 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 Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clay Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War6
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War1
Korea0
World War II0

Clay Center Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+10
35 to 546
18 to 341
55 to 640
65 to 740

Clay Center Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White175.92%

Clay Center Veterans by Race

Clay Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.5%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Clay Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clay Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clay Center 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

87.11%

Born in Clay Center

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.44% of Clay Center residents were born in the United States, with 87.11% having been born in Ohio. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Clay Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029242-2-0.82%
2028244-2-0.81%
2027246-2-0.81%
2026248-2-0.8%
2025250-2-0.79%
2024252-2-0.79%
2023254-2-0.78%
2022256-2-0.78%
2021258-2-0.77%
2020260-42-13.91%
2019302-4-1.31%
201830610.33%
2017305-1-0.33%
2016306-5-1.61%
201531110.32%
201431000%
201331000%
201231020.65%
20113083512.82%
201027300%

Clay Center Population by Year