Clay County, Kansas Population 2022

Clay County, Kansas's estimated population is 7,999 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Kansas is the 48th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 8,548 and has seen a growth of -6.42% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601630.00%
18702,9422,7791704.91%
188012,3209,378318.76%
189016,1463,82631.06%
190015,833-313-1.94%
191015,251-582-3.68%
192014,365-886-5.81%
193014,5561911.33%
194013,281-1,275-8.76%
195011,697-1,584-11.93%
196010,675-1,022-8.74%
19709,890-785-7.35%
19809,802-88-0.89%
19909,158-644-6.57%
20108,548-610-6.66%
20118,529-19-0.22%
20128,504-25-0.29%
20138,388-116-1.36%
20148,301-87-1.04%
20158,293-8-0.10%
20168,105-188-2.27%
20178,006-99-1.22%
20188,003-3-0.04%
20198,002-1-0.01%
20208,001-1-0.01%
20218,000-1-0.01%
20227,999-1-0.01%
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Clay County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,73196.28%
Black or African American811.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native801.00%
Asian460.57%
Two or More Races921.15%
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Clay County, Kansas Population by Race

Clay County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Clay County, Kansas Median Age

44.1


Total

42.3


Male

47.5


Female

Clay County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,186 adults, (1,995 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Kansas.

Clay County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,011

49.95%

Male

4,019

50.05%

Clay County, Kansas Population by Age

Clay County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
Male77%23%
All72%28%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female22.6%77.4%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7412.1172
Married1,9082.8690.5
Male2132.1577
Female2522.1422.6
Non Family1,3681.0454.6

2.68

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Clay County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade861.51%
9th to 12th Grade2644.63%
High School Graduate2,03735.71%
Some College1,27022.27%
Associates Degree4718.26%
Bachelors Degree1,04818.37%
Graduate Degree5289.26%
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Clay County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic15210755
White5,3485,0481,517
2+ Races59593
Asian42421
Native American8080
Black2318

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 36.18%.

Clay County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,589$43,715$23,026
Less Than 9th Grade$$33,380$
High School Graduate$24,730$35,955$17,328
Some College$34,306$48,346$24,559
Bachelors Degree$41,371$47,708$39,091
Graduate Degree$56,771$71,944$45,160

$34,589

Average Earnings

$43,715

Average Male

$23,026

Average Female

Clay County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Kansas Language by Age

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Clay County, Kansas Language

98.88% of Clay County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Clay County, Kansas Language

Clay County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3855507.45%
Native8045.00%
Asian4612.17%
OtherNaN%
Multiple892528.09%

7.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.51%

Male Poverty Rate

7.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Kansas is White, with 7.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Kansas is Multiple, with 28.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.91%.

Clay County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.05%
High School10.31%
Some College3.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.47%

Clay County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed26.56%
Female Employed2.08%
Female Unemployed42.86%

Clay County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,880$62,390
Families$67,695$79,619
Married Families$69,286-
Non Families$24,583$30,088
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Income by Household Type

Clay County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Clay County, Kansas 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 35-44.

Clay County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Clay County, Kansas Marital Status

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1,113

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War353
First Gulf War140
Vietnam388
Korea41
World War II91

Clay County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34175
35 to 54213
55 to 64190
65 to 74305
75+230

Clay County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,02417.32%
Native American6994.52%
2+ Races2032.26%
Hispanic9663.16%

Clay County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Clay County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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2.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Clay County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Clay County, Kansas 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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69.40%

Born in Clay County, Kansas

98.66%

Native Born

1.34%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.66% of Clay County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 69.40% having been born in Kansas. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Clay County, Kansas 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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