Clay County, Tennessee Population 2024

7,716

Clay County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 7,716 with a growth rate of 0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Tennessee is the 90th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 7,847 and has seen a growth of -1.67% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,956480.61%
20287,908480.61%
20277,860480.61%
20267,812480.62%
20257,764480.62%
20247,716480.63%
20237,668480.63%
20227,620480.63%
20217,572-16-0.21%
20207,588-9-0.12%
20197,597-57-0.74%
20187,654-7-0.09%
20177,66110.01%
20167,660-8-0.1%
20157,668420.55%
20147,626-67-0.87%
20137,693-13-0.17%
20127,706-38-0.49%
20117,744-103-1.31%
20107,847
19907,238-438-5.71%
19807,6761,05215.88%
19706,624-665-9.12%
19607,289-1,412-16.23%
19508,701-2,203-20.2%
194010,9041,32713.86%
19309,5773844.18%
19209,1931842.04%
19109,0095886.98%
19008,4211,16115.99%
18907,2602733.91%
18806,987-969-12.18%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.63% (48)
County Seat
2010 Population
7,847
Area
237 mi²
Density
33 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.67% (-131)
Founded
1870

Clay County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,15494.23%
Other race1622.13%
Two or more races1511.99%
Black or African American530.7%
Asian430.57%
Native American290.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clay County, Tennessee Population by Race

Clay County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Clay County, Tennessee Median Age

47.4

Total

46.9

Male

47.6

Female

Clay County, Tennessee Adults

There are 6,055 adults, (1,834 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Tennessee.

Clay County, Tennessee Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female3,96252.19%
Male3,63047.81%

Clay County, Tennessee Population by Age

Clay County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0352.4678.621.4
Married1,5763.1188.211.8
Non Family1,1191.273.226.8
Female1904.0846.353.7
Male1503.0459.340.7
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clay County, Tennessee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Clay County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 90.7%.

Clay County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,880

Average Earnings

$37,424

Average Male

$33,382

Average Female

Clay County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clay County, Tennessee Language

95.33% of Clay County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.7% of the population.

Clay County, Tennessee Language

Clay County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,0441,63023.14%
Multiple1392417.27%
Black461430.43%
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22.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.72%

Male Poverty Rate

21.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Tennessee is Black, with 30.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 17.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.61%.

Clay County, Tennessee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.14%
High School23.35%
Some College23.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%
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Clay County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15.85%
Male Unemployed12.15%
Female Unemployed8.33%
Female Employed4.36%
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Clay County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clay County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clay County, Tennessee 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, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clay County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

464

Number of Veterans

456

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Clay County, Tennessee Veterans by War

count

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Clay County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Clay County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Clay County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clay County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clay County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

55.6%

Born in Clay County, Tennessee

97.06%

Native Born

2.94%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.06% of Clay County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 55.6% having been born in Tennessee. 1.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clay County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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