Clay County, Minnesota Population 2021

Clay County, Minnesota's estimated population is 64,632 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Minnesota is the 17th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 59,147 and has seen a growth of 9.27% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202164,6322050.32%
202064,4272050.32%
201964,2222050.32%
201864,0172510.39%
201763,7667111.13%
201663,0558861.43%
201562,1699311.52%
201461,2387151.18%
201360,5233290.55%
201260,1942730.46%
201159,9217741.31%
201059,1478,72517.30%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.32%
County Website
Founded
March 8, 1862
County Seat
2010 Population
59,147
Growth Since 2010
9.27%
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Clay County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,47190.58%
Black or African American2,3323.68%
Two or More Races1,2972.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1251.77%
Asian8031.27%
Some Other Race3410.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander770.12%
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Clay County, Minnesota Population by Race

Clay County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Clay County, Minnesota Median Age

32.6


Total

32.1


Male

33


Female

Clay County, Minnesota Adults

There are 47,938 adults, (8,194 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Minnesota.

Clay County, Minnesota Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

32,112

50.61%

Male

31,334

49.39%

Clay County, Minnesota Population by Age

Clay County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
Male68.7%31.3%
All67.5%32.5%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Female44%56%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,3642.4667.5
Married12,5673.1287.4
Non Family8,9521.3244.2
Female1,8463.0644
Male9993.2268.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Clay County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7571.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,2143.15%
High School Graduate9,13423.68%
Some College8,57422.23%
Associates Degree5,70914.80%
Bachelors Degree9,46524.54%
Graduate Degree3,7149.63%
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Clay County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34,88733,60512,289
Hispanic1,271989249
Black1,035817342
Native American56443399
2+ Races50243292
Asian341341108
Other Race15412126
Islander7168

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 35.23%.

Clay County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,182$53,011$37,306
Less Than 9th Grade$30,778$32,923$13,398
High School Graduate$36,369$46,183$25,391
Some College$42,343$51,305$34,401
Bachelors Degree$51,788$59,759$43,612
Graduate Degree$62,577$72,546$56,261

$45,182

Average Earnings

$53,011

Average Male

$37,306

Average Female

Clay County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Clay County, Minnesota Language

93.13% of Clay County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 6.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Clay County, Minnesota Language

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52,3575,2099.95%
Black2,0071,01350.47%
Hispanic2,77039814.37%
Native1,07435633.15%
Asian63121033.28%
Multiple1,24018715.08%
Islander746587.84%
Other340308.82%

12.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

13.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Minnesota is Islander, with 87.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Minnesota is Other, with 8.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.74%.

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.50%
High School12.02%
Some College9.00%
Bachelors or Greater2.10%

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.23%
Female Unemployed19.80%
Female Employed9.20%
Male Employed6.82%

Clay County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,269$79,274
Families$84,966$98,370
Married Families$93,720$107,754
Non Families$32,388$42,375
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Income by Household Type

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Clay County, Minnesota 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 35-44.

Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Clay County, Minnesota Marital Status

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3,207

Number of Veterans

2,974

Male Veterans

233

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,116
Second Gulf War579
First Gulf War443
Korea343
World War II188

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+901
65 to 74813
55 to 64605
35 to 54594
18 to 34294

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0516.92%
Hispanic1499.04%
2+ Races8612.91%
Native American659.14%
Black50.35%

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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5.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Clay County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Clay County, Minnesota 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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40.11%

Born in Clay County, Minnesota

95.18%

Native Born

4.82%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.18% of Clay County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 40.11% having been born in Minnesota. 2.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clay County, Minnesota 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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