Clay County, Texas Population 2021

Clay County, Texas's estimated population is 10,517 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Texas is the 165th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 10,737 and has seen a growth of -2.05% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202110,517230.22%
202010,494230.22%
201910,471230.22%
201810,448-36-0.34%
201710,4842332.27%
201610,251-108-1.04%
201510,359-18-0.17%
201410,377-78-0.75%
201310,455-68-0.65%
201210,523-145-1.36%
201110,668-69-0.64%
201010,7377137.11%
199010,0244424.61%
19809,5821,50318.60%
19708,079-272-3.26%
19608,351-1,545-15.61%
19509,896-2,628-20.98%
194012,524-2,021-13.89%
193014,545-2,319-13.75%
192016,864-179-1.05%
191017,0437,81284.63%
19009,2311,72823.03%
18907,5032,45848.72%
18805,0454,9364528.44%
18601090.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.22%
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State
Founded
1860
County Seat
2010 Population
10,737
Growth Since 2010
-2.05%
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Clay County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,87994.96%
Two or More Races1661.60%
Asian1171.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native1061.02%
Some Other Race830.80%
Black or African American520.50%
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Clay County, Texas Population by Race

Clay County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Clay County, Texas Median Age

46.6


Total

45.2


Male

48.5


Female

Clay County, Texas Adults

There are 8,276 adults, (2,373 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Texas.

Clay County, Texas Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

5,189

49.88%

Male

5,214

50.12%

Clay County, Texas Population by Age

Clay County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
Male86.8%13.2%
All84.4%15.6%
Non Family77.4%22.6%
Female61.4%38.6%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1052.5284.4
Married2,4793.0689.6
Non Family1,2501.1877.4
Female2023.4361.4
Male1743.3986.8

3.03

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Clay County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3484.60%
9th to 12th Grade3674.86%
High School Graduate2,79236.94%
Some College1,78523.62%
Associates Degree6518.61%
Bachelors Degree1,12414.87%
Graduate Degree4916.50%
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Clay County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clay County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,9086,3291,543
Hispanic3512267
2+ Races1071033
Asian10410421
Other Race5029
Native American484333
Black464413

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 native american people with a rate of 68.75%.

Clay County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,116$53,589$30,000
Less Than 9th Grade$23,438$29,375$11,786
High School Graduate$30,685$43,883$19,250
Some College$37,263$52,798$29,038
Bachelors Degree$49,177$64,423$40,000
Graduate Degree$55,461$$48,654

$39,116

Average Earnings

$53,589

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Clay County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Texas Language by Age

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Clay County, Texas Language

93.28% of Clay County, Texas residents speak only English, while 6.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.32% of the population.

Clay County, Texas Language

Clay County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,2609099.82%
Hispanic62727844.34%
Other625385.48%
Native1064744.34%
Black392153.85%
Multiple16663.61%

12.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.10%

Male Poverty Rate

12.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Texas is Other, with 85.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Texas is Multiple, with 3.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.68%.

Clay County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.92%
High School10.40%
Some College9.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Clay County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.43%
Male Unemployed7.41%
Male Employed4.33%
Female Employed4.21%

Clay County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,989$71,797
Families$69,818$84,076
Married Families$77,036-
Non Families$26,324$42,650
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Income by Household Type

Clay County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Clay County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clay County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Clay County, Texas Marital Status

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851

Number of Veterans

818

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam327
First Gulf War205
Second Gulf War154
Korea124
World War II36

Clay County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+241
65 to 74223
55 to 64195
35 to 54155
18 to 3437

Clay County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White83410.59%
Hispanic163.58%
2+ Races1411.02%
Other Race35.88%

Clay County, Texas Veterans by Race

Clay County, Texas Veterans by Education

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9.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Texas Veterans by Education

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55%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Texas Employment by Age

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Clay County, Texas Employment by Race

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Clay County, Texas 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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75.55%

Born in Clay County, Texas

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Clay County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 75.55% having been born in Texas. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clay County, Texas 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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