Clay City is a city located in Clay County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 825, it is the 739th largest city in Illinois and the 16096th largest city in the United States. Clay City is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -2.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 847 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Clay City has a population density of 463 people per square mile.
The average household income in Clay City is $55,890 with a poverty rate of 22.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $448 per month, and the median house value is $66,200. The median age in Clay City is 31.3 years, 32.9 years for males, and 30.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clay Citywas:
98.77% of Clay City residents speak only English, while 1.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay City is White, with 22.47% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.33%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Clay City
100.00% of Clay City residents were born in the United States, with 90.40% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.