Clay, Kentucky Population 2022

1,001
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Clay is a city located in Webster County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,001, it is the 228th largest city in Kentucky and the 14867th largest city in the United States. Clay is currently declining at a rate of -1.48% annually and its population has decreased by -19.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,242 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Clay has a population density of 1,161 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clay is $42,078 with a poverty rate of 23.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $654 per month, and the median house value is $62,700. The median age in Clay is 45.8 years, 50 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Clay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Claywas:

  • White: 98.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • 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 1,001 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,242.

Clay, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Clay Population by Race

Clay Population Pyramid 2022

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Clay Median Age

34.5


Total

37.3


Male

31.8


Female

Clay Adults

There are 1,001 adults, (164 of whom are seniors) in Clay.

Clay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay Sex Ratio

Female

639

51.45%

Male

603

48.55%

Clay Population by Age

Clay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay Household Types

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay Households and Families

3.05

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Clay Households by Type

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Clay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.72%.

Clay Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,929

Average Earnings

$48,333

Average Male

$26,111

Average Female

Clay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay Language by Age

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Clay Language

99.65% of Clay residents speak only English, while 0.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.35% of the population.

Clay Language

Clay Poverty by Race

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23.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.20%

Male Poverty Rate

20.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay is White, with 22.17% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.82%.

Clay Poverty

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Clay Poverty Rate by Education

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Clay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Clay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clay Marital Status by Race

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Clay Marital Status

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52

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Clay Veterans by War

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Clay Veterans by Age

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Clay Veterans by Race

Clay Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

82.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clay Employment by Age

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Clay Employment by Race

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Clay 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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82.13%

Born in Clay

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 82.13% 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 Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Clay Population by Year