Clay County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Clay County is 20,621, a change of -3.85% when compared to 2014. With an area of 469.30 square miles, this works out to a population density of 43.94 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 7,625, with an average household size of 2.51.
Clay County's 2018 unemployment rate was 10.47%.
The average household income in Clay County for 2018 was $39,093, while the median was $26,250.

Clay County Population Trends

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Clay County Age Grouping

Clay County Ethnicity Mix

Clay County Fertility Rate

431 estimated births

Clay County Household Characteristics

Clay County Median Age over Time

Clay County Households with Children by Age

Clay County Median Household Income

Clay County Educational Attainment

Clay County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Clay County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $843

Clay County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $532

Clay County Average Commute

Clay County Primary Transportation

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Clay County Field of Employment

Clay County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Clay County, Kentucky 21,446
2015 Clay County, Kentucky 21,300
2016 Clay County, Kentucky 21,160
2017 Clay County, Kentucky 20,866
2018 Clay County, Kentucky 20,621