Clay, New York Population 2020

59,206
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Clay is a city located in New York. Clay has a 2020 population of 59,206. Clay is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 58,350 in 2010. Clay reached it's highest population of 59,585 in 2014.

The average household income in Clay is $85,483 with a poverty rate of 8.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $923 per month, and the median house value is $145,700. The median age in Clay is 40.2 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males.

Clay Demographics

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

  • White: 89.71%
  • Black or African American: 5.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Clay, New York is 59,206, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 59,360.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 58,350.

Clay, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53,30689.71%
Black or African American3,1945.38%
Two or More Races1,5082.54%
Asian1,0191.71%
Some Other Race2480.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native1390.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.02%
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Clay Population Pyramid 2020

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Clay Median Age

40.2


Total

38.2


Male

42.3


Female

Clay Adults

There are 46,487 adults, (8,941 of whom are seniors) in Clay.

Clay Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay Sex Ratio

Female

30,675

51.62%

Male

28,748

48.38%

Clay Households and Families

Clay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All73.4%26.6%
Female59.7%40.3%
Male58.6%41.4%
Non Family57.9%42.1%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,9722.4773.4
Married12,1043.0888.3
Non Family8,3931.2857.9
Female2,4163.1959.7
Male1,0593.2858.6

3.03

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Clay Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6391.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,8934.48%
High School Graduate11,09126.26%
Some College7,46717.68%
Associates Degree5,60213.26%
Bachelors Degree9,73423.04%
Graduate Degree5,81613.77%
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Clay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,24636,20613,755
Black1,7751,654630
Hispanic833712396
Asian797593483
Multiple Races574528276
Other Race171155120
Native American828257
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 70.18%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,509$51,923$41,657
Less Than High School$20,882$21,208$20,436
High School Grad$35,134$40,519$28,997
Some College$40,941$48,019$36,392
Bachelors Degree$58,425$68,367$49,521
Graduate Degree$64,755$71,114$63,218

$46,509

Average Earnings

$51,923

Average Male

$41,657

Average Female

Clay Language

Clay Language by Age

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Clay Language

93.82% of Clay residents speak only English, while 6.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.89% of the population.

Clay Poverty

Clay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,7663,9337.60%
Black3,19467321.07%
Hispanic1,76337921.50%
Multiple1,4871137.60%
Other2424819.83%
Native139128.63%
Asian1,01980.79%

8.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

8.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay is Hispanic, with 21.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay is Asian, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.80%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.08%
High School9.88%
Some College6.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.82%
Female Unemployed24.40%
Female Employed3.48%
Male Employed3.42%

Clay Income

Clay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,787$85,483
Families$86,066$99,205
Married Families$97,686-
Non Families$48,025$56,007
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Clay Marital Status

Clay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clay Marital Status by Race

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Clay Veterans

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3,688

Number of Veterans

3,358

Male Veterans

330

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,254
First Gulf War741
Second Gulf War634
Korea244
World War II154
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,061
65 to 74948
55 to 64673
75+667
18 to 34339
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5138.29%
Black1044.86%
Hispanic555.53%
2 or More435.63%
Indian2328.05%
Other52.76%

Clay Veterans by Education

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3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay Employment Status

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202059,206-77-0.13%
201959,283-77-0.13%
201859,360-77-0.13%
201759,4372720.46%
201659,165-320-0.54%
201559,485-100-0.17%
201459,5853870.65%
201359,1986081.04%
201258,590180.03%
201158,5722220.38%
201058,3500.00%