Clay County, Alabama Population 2021

Clay County, Alabama's estimated population is 13,117 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Alabama is the 58th largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 13,898 and has seen a growth of -5.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,117-59-0.45%
202013,176-59-0.45%
201913,235-59-0.44%
201813,294-56-0.42%
201713,350-43-0.32%
201613,393-22-0.16%
201513,415-26-0.19%
201413,441370.28%
201313,404-30-0.22%
201213,434-253-1.85%
201113,687-211-1.52%
201013,8986464.87%
199013,252-451-3.29%
198013,7031,0678.44%
197012,6362361.90%
196012,400-1,529-10.98%
195013,929-2,978-17.61%
194016,907-861-4.85%
193017,768-4,877-21.54%
192022,6451,6397.80%
191021,0063,90722.85%
190017,0991,3348.46%
189015,7652,82721.85%
188012,9383,37835.33%
18709,5600.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.45% (-59)
County Website
State
Founded
December 7, 1866
County Seat
2010 Population
13,898
Growth Since 2010
-5.62% (-781)
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Clay County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,09283.17%
Black or African American2,07515.56%
Two or More Races940.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.28%
Asian210.16%
Some Other Race180.13%
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Clay County, Alabama Population by Race

Clay County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Clay County, Alabama Median Age

43.3


Total

42.7


Male

44.3


Female

Clay County, Alabama Adults

There are 10,559 adults, (2,698 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Alabama.

Clay County, Alabama Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

6,899

51.73%

Male

6,438

48.27%

Clay County, Alabama Population by Age

Clay County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52%48%
Non Family62%38%
All75.5%24.5%
Married88.6%11.4%
Male89.6%10.4%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1982.5275.5
Married2,7033.0588.6
Non Family1,4941.1462
Female7903.2852
Male2112.6789.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Clay County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade95110.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,25413.26%
High School Graduate3,57737.82%
Some College1,77718.79%
Associates Degree9019.53%
Bachelors Degree5625.94%
Graduate Degree4374.62%
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Clay County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,8466,175939
Black1,4061,05244
Hispanic1958
2+ Races12129
Asian777
Native American6

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

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

Clay County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,477$37,111$22,926
Less Than 9th Grade$17,301$21,375$13,179
High School Graduate$32,168$39,647$22,141
Some College$33,596$45,804$27,173
Bachelors Degree$42,188$83,214$
Graduate Degree$48,661$$48,542

$29,477

Average Earnings

$37,111

Average Male

$22,926

Average Female

Clay County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Alabama Language by Age

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Clay County, Alabama Language

96.84% of Clay County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Clay County, Alabama Language

Clay County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5251,38313.14%
Black1,98864232.29%
Hispanic41327666.83%
Multiple914145.05%

17.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.33%

Male Poverty Rate

19.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 66.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Alabama is White, with 13.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.74%.

Clay County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.81%
High School13.62%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%

Clay County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.45%
Male Unemployed19.30%
Female Employed9.29%
Male Employed7.13%

Clay County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,845$57,585
Families$49,976$67,026
Married Families$61,198-
Non Families$23,846$33,589
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Income by Household Type

Clay County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Clay County, Alabama 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 County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Clay County, Alabama Marital Status

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632

Number of Veterans

601

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam354
First Gulf War131
Second Gulf War83
World War II
Korea

Clay County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74287
75+120
55 to 64113
35 to 5484
18 to 3428

Clay County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5676.36%
Black563.50%
2+ Races947.37%

Clay County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Clay County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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8.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Clay County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Clay County, Alabama 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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80.65%

Born in Clay County, Alabama

98.00%

Native Born

2.00%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.00% of Clay County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 80.65% having been born in Alabama. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clay County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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