Clay City, Kentucky Population 2020

1,123
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Clay City is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,123, it is the 197th largest city in Kentucky and the 9853rd largest city in the United States. Clay City is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 4.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,077 in 2010. Clay City reached it's highest population of 1,129 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Clay City has a population density of 1,060 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clay City is $35,576 with a poverty rate of 38.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $611 per month, and the median house value is $52,200. The median age in Clay City is 35.1 years, 35.7 years for males, and 34.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.4 males.

Clay City Demographics

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

  • White: 97.36%
  • Native American: 1.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Black or African 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 1,123, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,109.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,077.

Clay City, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,03197.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native201.89%
Two or More Races80.76%
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Clay City Population Pyramid 2020

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Clay City Median Age

35.1


Total

35.7


Male

34.5


Female

Clay City Adults

There are 782 adults, (157 of whom are seniors) in Clay City.

Clay City Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay City Sex Ratio

Female

565

53.35%

Male

494

46.65%

Clay City Households and Families

Clay City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.3%42.7%
All32.9%67.1%
Female31%69%
Non Family27.9%72.1%
Male13.7%86.3%

32.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4872.1732.9
Non Family2331.327.9
Married1103.3157.3
Male732.2113.7
Female713.2731

2.71

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

21.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Clay City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10614.44%
9th to 12th Grade12917.57%
High School Graduate28438.69%
Some College13618.53%
Associates Degree375.04%
Bachelors Degree283.81%
Graduate Degree141.91%
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Clay City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White71549134
Hispanic11
Native American11
Multiple Races888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,250$19,208$15,987
Less Than High School$17,045$21,875$
High School Grad$19,917$19,500$21,042
Some College$$$15,208
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,250

Average Earnings

$19,208

Average Male

$15,987

Average Female

Clay City Language

Clay City Language by Age

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Clay City Language

97.62% of Clay City residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Clay City Poverty

Clay City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White98437738.31%
Hispanic20945.00%
Native20945.00%

38.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.55%

Male Poverty Rate

46.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay City is Native, with 45.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay City is White, with 38.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.77%.

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Name Poverty
Some College52.02%
Less Than High School41.28%
High School24.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed25.71%
Male Employed15.76%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Clay City Income

Clay City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$20,956$35,576
Families$24,773$35,852
Married Families$55,417-
Non Families$14,821$31,035
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Clay City Marital Status

Clay City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

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 Veterans

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70

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War23
Vietnam19
First Gulf War8
Korea3
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3419
65 to 7416
35 to 5415
75+12
55 to 648
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Name Veterans % of Total
White628.22%
2 or More8100.00%

Clay City Veterans by Education

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4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay City Employment Status

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

16.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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83.38%

Born in Kentucky

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Clay City residents were born in the United States, with 83.38% having been born in Kentucky. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,12370.63%
20191,11670.63%
20181,109100.91%
20171,09970.64%
20161,09210.09%
20151,091-12-1.09%
20141,103-9-0.81%
20131,112-3-0.27%
20121,115-11-0.98%
20111,126-3-0.27%
20101,1290.00%