Clay County, Missouri Population 2022

Clay County, Missouri's estimated population is with a growth rate of 1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Missouri is the 6th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 16.98% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Clay County, Missouri Population 2022

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Clay County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

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Clay County, Missouri Population by Race

Clay County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Clay County, Missouri Median Age

37.2


Total

36.4


Male

38


Female

Clay County, Missouri Adults

There are 187,027 adults, (34,934 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Missouri.

Clay County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

125,529

50.93%

Male

120,951

49.07%

Clay County, Missouri Population by Age

Clay County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay County, Missouri Household Types

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Missouri Households and Families

3.19

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Clay County, Missouri Households by Type

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Clay County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Clay County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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$44,012

Average Earnings

$51,405

Average Male

$38,122

Average Female

Clay County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Missouri Language by Age

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Clay County, Missouri Language

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.

Clay County, Missouri Language

Clay County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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8.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.30%

Male Poverty Rate

9.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Missouri

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%.

Clay County, Missouri Poverty

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Clay County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Clay County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Clay County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Clay County, Missouri 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, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Clay County, Missouri Marital Status

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15,037

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Clay County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Clay County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Clay County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Clay County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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4.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Clay County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Clay County, Missouri 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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58.33%

Born in Clay County, Missouri

94.71%

Native Born

5.29%

Foreign Born

1.99%

Non Citizen

3.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Clay County, Missouri Place of Birth

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