Clay City, Kentucky Population 2022

1,217
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Clay City is a city located in Powell County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,217, it is the 211th largest city in Kentucky and the 13778th largest city in the United States. Clay City is currently growing at a rate of 1.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,193 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Clay City has a population density of 1,149 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clay City is $35,938 with a poverty rate of 39.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $523 per month, and the median house value is $49,300. The median age in Clay City is 36 years, 35.9 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Clay City Demographics

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

  • White: 98.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Clay City, Kentucky is 1,217 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,193.

Clay City, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Clay City Population by Race

Clay City Population Pyramid 2022

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Clay City Median Age

37.3


Total

34.5


Male

44.9


Female

Clay City Adults

There are 745 adults, (155 of whom are seniors) in Clay City.

Clay City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay City Sex Ratio

Female

543

54.96%

Male

445

45.04%

Clay City Population by Age

Clay City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay City Household Types

37.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay City Households and Families

2.85

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Clay City Households by Type

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Clay City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay City Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 65.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.78%.

Clay City Educational Attainment by Race

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$21,458

Average Earnings

$24,375

Average Male

$12,125

Average Female

Clay City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay City Language by Age

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Clay City Language

100.00% of Clay City residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Clay City Language

Clay City Poverty by Race

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39.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.28%

Male Poverty Rate

43.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay City is White, with 40.48% 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 8.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.70%.

Clay City Poverty

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Clay City Poverty Rate by Education

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Clay City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay City Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Clay City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay City Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Clay City Marital Status by Race

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Clay City Marital Status

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50

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Clay City Veterans by War

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Clay City Veterans by Age

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Clay City Veterans by Race

Clay City Veterans by Education

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4.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay City Veterans by Education

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47.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clay City Employment by Age

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Clay City Employment by Race

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Clay City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.02%

Born in Clay City

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Clay City residents were born in the United States, with 85.02% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Clay City Population by Year