Clay City, Indiana Population 2024

886

Clay City is a city located in Clay County Indiana. Clay City has a 2024 population of 886. Clay City is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 874 in 2020.

The average household income in Clay City is $58,658 with a poverty rate of 12.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clay City is 34.6 years, 34.3 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Clay City Demographics

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

  • White: 95.51%
  • Two or more races: 4.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,644.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.37% (12)
The current population of Clay City, Indiana is 886 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 874.

Clay City, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,08495.51%
Two or more races484.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.26%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Clay City Population by Race

Clay City Population Pyramid 2024

Clay City Median Age

34.6

Total

34.3

Male

39

Female

Clay City Adults

There are 822 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Clay City.

Clay City Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay City Sex Ratio

Female51845.64%
Male61754.36%

Clay City Population by Age

Clay City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4592.476337
Married2273.1985.514.5
Non Family1751.3934.965.1
Female402.736535
Male173.4147.152.9
showing: 5 rows

3.07

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clay City 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 City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Clay City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,273

Average Earnings

$45,018

Average Male

$33,822

Average Female

Clay City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clay City Language

99.82% of Clay City residents speak only English, while 0.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.

Clay City Language

Clay City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,06311811.1%
Multiple482041.67%
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12.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.95%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay City is Multiple, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay City is White, with 11.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.59%.

Clay City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.35%
Less Than 9th Grade12.82%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%
Some College8.25%
showing: 4 rows

Clay City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.41%
Male Employed3.46%
Female Unemployed
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Clay City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clay City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clay City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clay City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clay City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Clay City Veterans by War

count

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Clay City Veterans by Age

count

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Clay City Veterans by Race

Clay City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Clay City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clay City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clay City 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

80.09%

Born in Clay City

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of Clay City residents were born in the United States, with 80.09% having been born in Indiana. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Clay City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202990640.44%
202890240.45%
202789840.45%
202689440.45%
202589040.45%
202488640.45%
202388240.46%
202287840.46%
2021874
2020874323.8%
201984230.36%
201883910.12%
2017838-1-0.12%
2016839-6-0.71%
2015845
2014845-10-1.17%
2013855-4-0.47%
2012859-6-0.69%
2011865-1-0.12%
2010866
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Clay City Population by Year