Clay, Kentucky Population 2020

1,085
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Clay is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,085, it is the 200th largest city in Kentucky and the 9986th largest city in the United States. Clay is currently declining at a rate of -1.45% annually and its population has decreased by -8.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,181 in 2010. Clay reached it's highest population of 1,177 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Clay has a population density of 1,259 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clay is $45,856 with a poverty rate of 24.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $72,500. The median age in Clay is 46.1 years, 53.5 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.7 males.

Clay Demographics

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

  • White: 99.42%
  • Two or more races: 0.58%
  • 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, Kentucky is 1,085, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,117.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,181.

Clay, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,02499.42%
Two or More Races60.58%
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Clay Population Pyramid 2020

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Clay Median Age

46.1


Total

53.5


Male

33.4


Female

Clay Adults

There are 813 adults, (195 of whom are seniors) in Clay.

Clay Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay Sex Ratio

Female

570

55.34%

Male

460

44.66%

Clay Households and Families

Clay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
Male70.8%29.2%
All70.7%29.3%
Female59.3%40.7%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4712.1970.7
Non Family1961.0471.4
Married1732.7473.4
Female543.6359.3
Male483.2570.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Clay Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade466.17%
9th to 12th Grade8811.80%
High School Graduate33344.64%
Some College12216.35%
Associates Degree11215.01%
Bachelors Degree324.29%
Graduate Degree131.74%
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Clay Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.03%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,139$53,398$24,688
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$45,000$54,583$19,531
Some College$37,188$52,794$25,156
Bachelors Degree$50,833$71,250$37,000
Graduate Degree$81,250$$81,250

$40,139

Average Earnings

$53,398

Average Male

$24,688

Average Female

Clay Language

Clay Language by Age

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Clay Language

99.69% of Clay residents speak only English, while 0.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Clay Poverty

Clay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,02424523.93%
Multiple66100.00%

24.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.74%

Male Poverty Rate

22.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay is White, with 23.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.65%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.27%
Some College19.66%
High School18.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed12.56%
Male Employed7.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Clay Income

Clay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,719$45,856
Families$39,338$55,263
Married Families$56,406-
Non Families$22,500$31,169
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Clay Marital Status

Clay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay Married by Age and Sex

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Clay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clay Marital Status by Race

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Clay Veterans

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61

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
First Gulf War5
Korea2
World War II
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
55 to 6415
35 to 5413
75+4
18 to 34
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Clay Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay Employment Status

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48.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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72.04%

Born in Kentucky

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Clay residents were born in the United States, with 72.04% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,085-16-1.45%
20191,101-16-1.43%
20181,11710.09%
20171,116-16-1.41%
20161,132-1-0.09%
20151,133-5-0.44%
20141,138-19-1.64%
20131,157-10-0.86%
20121,167-6-0.51%
20111,173-4-0.34%
20101,1770.00%