Clay County, Georgia Population 2024

2,817

Clay County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 2,817 with a growth rate of -0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Georgia is the 155th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 3,176 and has seen a growth of -11.3% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,747-14-0.51%
20282,761-14-0.5%
20272,775-14-0.5%
20262,789-14-0.5%
20252,803-14-0.5%
20242,817-14-0.49%
20232,831-14-0.49%
20222,845-14-0.49%
20212,859291.02%
20202,830-71-2.45%
20192,901
20182,901-70-2.36%
20172,971-44-1.46%
20163,015-65-2.11%
20153,08060.2%
20143,074571.89%
20133,017-90-2.9%
20123,107-56-1.77%
20113,163-13-0.41%
20103,176
19903,364-189-5.32%
19803,553-83-2.28%
19703,636-915-20.11%
19604,551-1,293-22.13%
19505,844-1,220-17.27%
19407,0641211.74%
19306,943-614-8.12%
19207,557-1,403-15.66%
19108,9603924.58%
19008,5687519.61%
18907,8171,16717.55%
18806,6501,15721.06%
18705,49360012.26%
18604,8932,14678.12%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.49% (-14)
County Website
Clay County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
3,176
Area
195 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.3% (-359)
Founded
1854

Clay County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,74761.19%
White1,05036.78%
Asian441.54%
Two or more races140.49%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Clay County, Georgia Population by Race

Clay County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Clay County, Georgia Median Age

42.7

Total

43.6

Male

38.9

Female

Clay County, Georgia Adults

There are 2,195 adults, (712 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Georgia.

Clay County, Georgia Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

48

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female1,52053.24%
Male1,33546.76%

Clay County, Georgia Population by Age

Clay County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1432.4568.331.7
Non Family4881.1164.835.2
Married3653.286.313.7
Female2414.0553.546.5
Male492.3142.957.1
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3.4

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clay County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clay County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.15%.

Clay County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,358

Average Earnings

$45,057

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Clay County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clay County, Georgia Language

97.46% of Clay County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Clay County, Georgia Language

Clay County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,70658734.41%
White1,02213313.01%
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25.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.03%

Male Poverty Rate

30.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Georgia is Black, with 34.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Georgia is White, with 13.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.02%.

Clay County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.33%
High School24.2%
Some College13.66%
Bachelors or Greater11.44%
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Clay County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed43.48%
Female Employed33.64%
Male Employed9.05%
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Clay County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clay County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clay County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Clay County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clay County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

182

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Clay County, Georgia Veterans by War

count

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Clay County, Georgia Veterans by Age

count

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Clay County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Clay County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

33.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clay County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clay County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.33%

Born in Clay County, Georgia

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Clay County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 79.33% having been born in Georgia. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clay County, Georgia Place of Birth

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