Clay County, Minnesota Population 2020

Clay County, Minnesota's estimated population is 64,501 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Minnesota is the 16th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202064,5012730.43%
201964,2282730.43%
201863,9552730.43%
201763,6826991.11%
201662,9838371.35%
201562,1469081.48%
201461,2387191.19%
201360,5193320.55%
201260,1872760.46%
201159,9117661.30%
201059,1458,72317.30%
199050,4221,0952.22%
198049,3272,7425.89%
197046,5857,50519.20%
196039,0808,71728.71%
195030,3635,02619.84%
194025,3372,2179.59%
193023,1201,3406.15%
192021,7802,14010.90%
191019,6401,6989.46%
190017,9426,42555.79%
189011,5175,63095.63%
18805,8875,7956298.91%
1870921316.46%
1860790.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.43%
County Website
Founded
March 8, 1862 (created) 1872 (organized)[1]
County Seat

Clay County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,01590.79%
Black or African American1,9493.10%
Two or More Races1,7962.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0241.63%
Asian6401.02%
Some Other Race3660.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.02%

Clay County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Clay County, Minnesota Median Age

32.5


Total

32


Male

33


Female

Clay County, Minnesota Adults

There are 47,647 adults, (8,077 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Minnesota.

Clay County, Minnesota Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

31,791

50.62%

Male

31,010

49.38%

Clay County, Minnesota Households and Families

Clay County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All68.5%31.5%
Male67.7%32.3%
Female47%53%
Non Family44.8%55.2%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,7822.4868.5
Married12,3693.1488.2
Non Family8,5951.3544.8
Female1,8883.0947
Male9302.9467.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7361.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,2143.19%
High School Graduate9,67525.41%
Some College8,27421.73%
Associates Degree5,42514.25%
Bachelors Degree9,21924.22%
Graduate Degree3,5289.27%

Clay County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,63933,30011,987
Hispanic1,192992191
Black892712273
Multiple Races654551125
Native American49637676
Asian31131195
Other Race17112441
Islander4

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 34.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,296$51,912$35,805
Less Than High School$24,896$29,929$14,526
High School Grad$35,505$45,404$24,480
Some College$40,900$50,373$33,383
Bachelors Degree$48,902$58,106$41,169
Graduate Degree$62,893$70,259$54,724

$43,296

Average Earnings

$51,912

Average Male

$35,805

Average Female

Clay County, Minnesota Language

Clay County, Minnesota Language by Age

Clay County, Minnesota Language

94.30% of Clay County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,9944,8799.38%
Black1,67277346.23%
Hispanic2,68845817.04%
Native96637338.61%
Multiple1,72024814.42%
Asian46518239.14%
Other3654311.78%

11.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Minnesota is Black, with 46.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Minnesota is White, with 9.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.35%
High School10.13%
Some College7.91%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.14%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed8.73%
Male Employed6.36%

Clay County, Minnesota Income

Clay County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,000$77,035
Families$83,265$94,901
Married Families$92,286$104,535
Non Families$31,218$41,548

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans

3,195

Number of Veterans

2,900

Male Veterans

295

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,190
Second Gulf War550
First Gulf War417
Korea387
World War II209
Age Group Veterans
75+904
65 to 74827
55 to 64591
35 to 54563
18 to 34310
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0416.92%
Hispanic1509.45%
2 or More8410.10%
Indian7011.95%

$Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Employment Status

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Minnesota 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

40.28%

Born in Minnesota

95.74%

Native Born

4.26%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.74% of Clay County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 40.28% having been born in Minnesota. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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