Clay County, Florida Population 2021

Clay County, Florida's estimated population is 225,940 with a growth rate of 1.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Florida is the 26th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 191,451 and has seen a growth of 18.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021225,9403,3441.50%
2020222,5963,3441.53%
2019219,2523,3441.55%
2018215,9083,6801.73%
2017212,2284,9822.40%
2016207,2464,8542.40%
2015202,3923,8221.92%
2014198,5702,9131.49%
2013195,6571,7960.93%
2012193,8611,5470.80%
2011192,3148630.45%
2010191,45185,46580.64%
1990105,98638,93458.07%
198067,05234,993109.15%
197032,05912,52464.11%
196019,5355,21236.39%
195014,3237,855121.44%
19406,468-391-5.70%
19306,8591,23822.02%
19205,621-495-8.09%
19106,1164818.54%
19005,6354819.33%
18905,1542,31681.61%
18802,83874035.27%
18702,0981849.61%
18601,9140.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.50%
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State
Founded
December 31, 1858
2010 Population
191,451
Growth Since 2010
18.01%
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Clay County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White167,50479.23%
Black or African American23,29111.02%
Two or More Races9,5494.52%
Asian5,8962.79%
Some Other Race4,8232.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native2400.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1020.05%
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Clay County, Florida Population by Race

Clay County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Clay County, Florida Median Age

39.7


Total

38.3


Male

40.6


Female

Clay County, Florida Adults

There are 161,700 adults, (32,543 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Florida.

Clay County, Florida Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

107,101

50.66%

Male

104,304

49.34%

Clay County, Florida Population by Age

Clay County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All75%25%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female61.9%38.1%
Male60.8%39.2%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,3332.8375
Married43,4683.2582.4
Non Family17,7901.2966.7
Female9,3233.4661.9
Male3,7523.5660.8

3.21

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Clay County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4582.39%
9th to 12th Grade8,3945.81%
High School Graduate44,85031.02%
Some College34,30523.73%
Associates Degree17,49712.10%
Bachelors Degree24,54616.98%
Graduate Degree11,5167.97%
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Clay County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White109,694101,09126,602
Black15,48514,5063,772
Hispanic12,60311,3113,309
Asian4,5653,8551,476
2+ Races3,1472,843851
Other Race2,7842,388669
Native American22722157
Islander6256

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.33%.

Clay County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,008$44,628$32,486
Less Than 9th Grade$22,344$27,389$18,341
High School Graduate$32,840$41,018$24,451
Some College$36,877$43,664$32,540
Bachelors Degree$49,361$59,641$43,248
Graduate Degree$63,184$76,123$58,316

$39,008

Average Earnings

$44,628

Average Male

$32,486

Average Female

Clay County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Florida Language by Age

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Clay County, Florida Language

88.96% of Clay County, Florida residents speak only English, while 11.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.59% of the population.

Clay County, Florida Language

Clay County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White152,42715,0619.88%
Black22,9842,84812.39%
Hispanic20,7082,08910.09%
Multiple9,4231,13112.00%
Other4,79065513.67%
Asian5,8964637.85%
Native240197.92%

10.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.79%

Male Poverty Rate

10.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Florida is Other, with 13.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Florida is Asian, with 7.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.11%.

Clay County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.20%
High School10.22%
Some College8.30%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Clay County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.26%
Male Unemployed21.40%
Female Employed4.61%
Male Employed4.58%

Clay County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,740$82,908
Families$74,803$90,448
Married Families$84,371$101,542
Non Families$37,450$51,751
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Income by Household Type

Clay County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Clay County, Florida 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 County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Clay County, Florida Marital Status

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26,414

Number of Veterans

23,121

Male Veterans

3,293

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War11,112
Second Gulf War9,218
Vietnam8,396
Korea1,014
World War II286

Clay County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 548,983
55 to 646,074
65 to 745,776
75+3,257
18 to 342,324

Clay County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21,17616.32%
Black3,44619.51%
Hispanic1,79112.24%
Asian72914.67%
2+ Races62715.04%
Other Race37111.70%
Native American3615.00%
Islander2946.77%

Clay County, Florida Veterans by Race

Clay County, Florida Veterans by Education

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7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Florida Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Florida Employment by Age

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Clay County, Florida Employment by Race

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Clay County, Florida 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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42.76%

Born in Clay County, Florida

93.11%

Native Born

6.89%

Foreign Born

2.33%

Non Citizen

4.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.11% of Clay County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 42.76% having been born in Florida. 2.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clay County, Florida 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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