Clay County, Georgia Population 2022

Clay County, Georgia's estimated population is 2,684 with a growth rate of -1.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Georgia is the 157th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 3,177 and has seen a growth of -15.52% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,8930.00%
18705,49360012.26%
18806,6501,15721.06%
18907,8171,16717.55%
19008,5687519.61%
19108,9603924.58%
19207,557-1,403-15.66%
19306,943-614-8.12%
19407,0641211.74%
19505,844-1,220-17.27%
19604,551-1,293-22.13%
19703,636-915-20.11%
19803,553-83-2.28%
19903,364-189-5.32%
20103,177-187-5.56%
20113,162-15-0.47%
20123,106-56-1.77%
20133,015-91-2.93%
20143,072571.89%
20153,07750.16%
20163,005-72-2.34%
20172,955-50-1.66%
20182,884-71-2.40%
20192,834-50-1.73%
20202,784-50-1.76%
20212,734-50-1.80%
20222,684-50-1.83%
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Clay County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,25142.68%
Black or African American1,63255.68%
Asian311.06%
Some Other Race110.38%
Two or More Races60.20%
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Clay County, Georgia Population by Race

Clay County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Clay County, Georgia Median Age

53.1


Total

54.6


Male

51.6


Female

Clay County, Georgia Adults

There are 2,353 adults, (893 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Georgia.

Clay County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

61.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

1,491

50.87%

Male

1,440

49.13%

Clay County, Georgia Population by Age

Clay County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female48%52%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3132.1976.1
Married4442.9491.4
Male31361.3
Female1963.9148
Non Family6421.1174.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Clay County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade853.93%
9th to 12th Grade28413.14%
High School Graduate73834.15%
Some College40518.74%
Associates Degree28413.14%
Bachelors Degree1959.02%
Graduate Degree1707.87%
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Clay County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,070963278
2+ Races661
Black1,04678486
Asian1818
Other Race1111
Hispanic1010

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 white people with a rate of 25.98%.

Clay County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,000$41,215$21,097
Less Than 9th Grade$40,651$40,968$
High School Graduate$20,982$29,464$
Some College$31,656$58,833$21,709
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$63,750$$63,056

$31,000

Average Earnings

$41,215

Average Male

$21,097

Average Female

Clay County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Georgia Language by Age

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Clay County, Georgia Language

97.26% of Clay County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Clay County, Georgia Language

Clay County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,60174346.41%
White1,21919816.24%
OtherNaN%

32.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.15%

Male Poverty Rate

41.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Georgia is Black, with 46.41% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.48%.

Clay County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.48%
High School37.00%
Some College9.10%
Bachelors or Greater8.22%

Clay County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.17%
Male Unemployed65.28%
Female Employed36.06%
Female Unemployed34.29%

Clay County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,434$43,190
Families$42,629$57,281
Married Families$70,156-
Non Families$22,583$28,453
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Income by Household Type

Clay County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Clay County, Georgia Marital Status

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245

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War41
Vietnam112
Korea61
World War II

Clay County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341
35 to 5421
55 to 6466
65 to 7481
75+76

Clay County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18315.82%
Black625.34%
Hispanic10100.00%

Clay County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Clay County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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22.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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41.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Clay County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Clay County, Georgia 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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76.49%

Born in Clay County, Georgia

97.58%

Native Born

2.42%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.58% of Clay County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.49% having been born in Georgia. 1.06% 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

  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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