Clay County, Missouri's estimated population is 260,712 with a growth rate of 1.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Missouri is the 7th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 222,650 and has seen a growth of 17.09% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.59%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.52%.
92.97% of Clay County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 7.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Missouri is Islander, with 22.77% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Missouri is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.54%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Clay County, Missouri
94.71% of Clay County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 58.33% having been born in Missouri. 1.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.