Clay County, Indiana Population 2020

Clay County, Indiana's estimated population is 26,155 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Indiana is the 60th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,170150.06%
201726,155-45-0.17%
201626,200-190-0.72%
201526,390-34-0.13%
201426,424-234-0.88%
201326,658-126-0.47%
201226,784-47-0.18%
201126,831-20-0.07%
201026,8512,1468.69%
199024,705-157-0.63%
198024,8629293.88%
197023,933-274-1.13%
196024,2072891.21%
195023,918-1,447-5.70%
194025,365-1,114-4.21%
193026,479-2,968-10.08%
192029,447-3,088-9.49%
191032,535-1,750-5.10%
190034,2853,74912.28%
189030,5364,68218.11%
188025,8546,77035.47%
187019,0846,92356.93%
186012,1614,21753.08%
18507,9442,37742.70%
18405,5673,951244.49%
18301,6160.00%

How Many People Live in Clay County, Indiana?

26,155

Clay County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,36096.54%
Two or More Races5972.27%
Black or African American2020.77%
Asian630.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.10%
Some Other Race210.08%

Clay County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Clay County, Indiana Median Age

40.9


Total

39.9


Male

41.9


Female

Clay County, Indiana Adults

There are 20,213 adults, (4,553 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Indiana.

Clay County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,333

50.76%

Male

12,935

49.24%

Clay County, Indiana Households and Families

Clay County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female64.8%35.2%
Male55.6%44.4%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5102.4576.9
Married5,7842.9486.2
Non Family3,0231.267.4
Female1,1893.0364.8
Male5142.9955.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2551.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,2656.95%
High School Graduate8,08244.42%
Some College3,44418.93%
Associates Degree2,08611.47%
Bachelors Degree2,03711.20%
Graduate Degree1,0245.63%

Clay County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,61816,1632,971
Multiple Races27424373
Black17116010
Asian63637
Hispanic4934
Native American1810
Other Race1818

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 multiple races people with a rate of 26.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,120$42,183$28,535
Less Than High School$22,321$25,962$12,083
High School Grad$31,700$40,537$21,894
Some College$35,055$44,045$29,164
Bachelors Degree$42,417$62,969$41,134
Graduate Degree$64,410$66,023$47,440

$35,120

Average Earnings

$42,183

Average Male

$28,535

Average Female

Clay County, Indiana Language

Clay County, Indiana Language by Age

Clay County, Indiana Language

98.05% of Clay County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Clay County, Indiana Poverty

Clay County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,8453,31613.35%
Multiple59021436.27%
Black1694526.63%
Hispanic671217.91%
Native251248.00%

13.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Indiana is Native, with 48.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Indiana is White, with 13.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.61%
High School11.57%
Some College8.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.27%
Male Unemployed14.62%
Female Employed7.67%
Male Employed4.91%

Clay County, Indiana Income

Clay County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,021$62,688
Families$62,970$71,646
Married Families$71,433-
Non Families$31,723$38,777

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Indiana 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 55-64.

Clay County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Indiana Veterans

1,669

Number of Veterans

1,572

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam670
First Gulf War368
Second Gulf War269
World War II111
Korea88

$Clay County, Indiana Veterans by Education

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Indiana Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.95%

Born in Indiana

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.17% of Clay County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 84.95% having been born in Indiana. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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