Clay County, Texas Population 2024

10,828

Clay County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 10,828 with a growth rate of 1.6% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Texas is the 160th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 10,737 and has seen a growth of 0.85% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,6831711.49%
202811,5121711.51%
202711,3411711.53%
202611,1701711.55%
202510,9991711.58%
202410,8281711.6%
202310,6571711.63%
202210,4861711.66%
202110,315650.63%
202010,250-215-2.05%
201910,465260.25%
201810,439-57-0.54%
201710,4962282.22%
201610,268-95-0.92%
201510,363-17-0.16%
201410,380-78-0.75%
201310,458-67-0.64%
201210,525-143-1.34%
201110,668-69-0.64%
201010,737
199010,0244424.61%
19809,5821,50318.6%
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%
1860109-11,574-99.07%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.6% (171)
County Website
Clay County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
10,737
Area
1089 mi²
Density
10 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.85% (91)
Founded
1860

Clay County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,46191.94%
Two or more races5455.3%
Native American1211.18%
Asian950.92%
Other race330.32%
Black or African American270.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.08%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clay County, Texas Population by Race

Clay County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Clay County, Texas Median Age

46.8

Total

46.3

Male

47.2

Female

Clay County, Texas Adults

There are 8,215 adults, (2,292 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Texas.

Clay County, Texas Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female5,11849.74%
Male5,17250.26%

Clay County, Texas Population by Age

Clay County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2042.4381.418.6
Married2,5642.8387.112.9
Non Family1,2091.1473.626.4
Female2933.964.835.2
Male1383.1678.321.7
showing: 5 rows

2.9

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Clay County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Clay County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,244

Average Earnings

$63,313

Average Male

$43,531

Average Female

Clay County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clay County, Texas Language

94.47% of Clay County, Texas residents speak only English, while 5.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Clay County, Texas Language

Clay County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,9348129.09%
Hispanic703659.25%
Multiple537468.57%
Other291551.72%
Native12143.31%
Asian9511.05%
showing: 6 rows

9.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.12%

Male Poverty Rate

10.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Texas is Other, with 51.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Texas is Asian, with 1.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.25%.

Clay County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.61%
High School11.3%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%
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Clay County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed44.74%
Female Unemployed17.65%
Male Employed3.23%
Female Employed3.11%
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Clay County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clay County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clay County, Texas 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, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clay County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

904

Number of Veterans

824

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

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Clay County, Texas Veterans by War

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Clay County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Clay County, Texas Veterans by Race

Clay County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clay County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clay County, Texas 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

77.31%

Born in Clay County, Texas

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.41% of Clay County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.31% having been born in Texas. 1.75% 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

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