Clay County, Kansas Population 2020

Clay County, Kansas's estimated population is 7,959 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Kansas is the 47th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20207,959-19-0.24%
20197,978-19-0.24%
20187,997-19-0.24%
20178,016-85-1.05%
20168,101-193-2.33%
20158,294-8-0.10%
20148,302-87-1.04%
20138,389-117-1.38%
20128,506-24-0.28%
20118,530-20-0.23%
20108,550-608-6.64%
19909,158-644-6.57%
19809,802-88-0.89%
19709,890-785-7.35%
196010,675-1,022-8.74%
195011,697-1,584-11.93%
194013,281-1,275-8.76%
193014,5561911.33%
192014,365-886-5.81%
191015,251-582-3.68%
190015,833-313-1.94%
189016,1463,82631.06%
188012,3209,378318.76%
18702,9422,7791704.91%
18601630.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.24%
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Founded
February 20, 1857
County Seat

Clay County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,87596.72%
Two or More Races1141.40%
Asian540.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.66%
Black or African American450.55%

Clay County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Clay County, Kansas Median Age

43


Total

41.3


Male

45.2


Female

Clay County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,169 adults, (1,855 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Kansas.

Clay County, Kansas Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,064

49.91%

Male

4,078

50.09%

Clay County, Kansas Households and Families

Clay County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male86.7%13.3%
All76.7%23.3%
Female75.6%24.4%
Non Family56.1%43.9%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4022.3576.7
Married1,9032.9187.9
Non Family1,1081.0756.1
Female2253.4575.6
Male1662.986.7

2.94

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1402.47%
9th to 12th Grade2574.53%
High School Graduate1,68829.77%
Some College1,44325.45%
Associates Degree60110.60%
Bachelors Degree90916.03%
Graduate Degree63311.16%

Clay County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4375,0461,467
Hispanic716548
Multiple Races555516
Asian5454
Native American545411

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 67.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,721$41,448$23,321
Less Than High School$21,574$30,472$2,500
High School Grad$25,291$36,296$18,906
Some College$31,870$42,375$22,478
Bachelors Degree$40,170$62,500$32,305
Graduate Degree$58,977$73,750$34,531

$31,721

Average Earnings

$41,448

Average Male

$23,321

Average Female

Clay County, Kansas Language

Clay County, Kansas Language by Age

Clay County, Kansas Language

96.92% of Clay County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Clay County, Kansas Poverty

Clay County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5275777.67%
Native541425.93%
Black451431.11%
Multiple11497.89%

7.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.13%

Male Poverty Rate

6.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Kansas is Black, with 31.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Kansas is White, with 7.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.35%
High School10.24%
Some College6.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.96%
Male Unemployed47.44%
Male Employed6.69%
Female Employed2.27%

Clay County, Kansas Income

Clay County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,186$77,301
Families$66,690$97,915
Married Families$71,386-
Non Families$27,640$33,781

Clay County, Kansas Marital Status

Clay County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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

Clay County, Kansas Veterans

958

Number of Veterans

834

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam369
Second Gulf War212
First Gulf War130
World War II90
Korea48
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54249
65 to 74243
75+213
55 to 64195
18 to 3458
Name Veterans % of Total
White91515.46%
Hispanic4969.01%
2 or More2448.98%
Indian1950.00%

$Clay County, Kansas Veterans by Education

2.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Kansas Employment Status

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Kansas 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

66.57%

Born in Kansas

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.01% of Clay County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.57% having been born in Kansas. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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