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Clay County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 3,011 (all rural); it was 3,357 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 408
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 550
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,000
Renter-occupied apartments: 373 (it was 347 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

34%

Land area: 195 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clay County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.0%), Retail trade (20.7%), Manufacturing (12.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clay County, GA (2019)
    • 1,90063.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,04834.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 311.0%Asian alone
    • 190.6%Some other race alone
    • 110.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 70.2%Two or more races
Median resident age:

50.5 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 1,457  (48.4%)
Females: 1,554  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $23,572 ($21,448 in 1999)
This county:

$23,572
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $244 (lower quartile is $176, upper quartile is $400)
This county:

$244
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $82,151 (it was $41,600 in 2000)
Clay:

$82,151
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,254 - $156,411
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,114
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $343

Institutionalized population: 58

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
Clay County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $270,300
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $326,600
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Clay, GA residents
Average permit cost in Clay, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,042 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $620 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Clay, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clay, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clay, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 34.8%
Clay County:

34.8%
Georgia:

13.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 50.5 years old
(Males: 46.4 years old, Females: 51.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 61.5 years old, Black residents: 37.3 years old, Asian residents: 31.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.4 years old, Other race residents: 63.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $588 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Gaines, Bluffton.

Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Concordia Parish, Louisiana , Copiah County, Mississippi , Forrest County, Mississippi , Grant Parish, Louisiana , Perry County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.1%
Georgia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year in Clay, GA
County total employment by year in Clay, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Clay, GA

Current college students: 114
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 75 (62.2% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

2.5%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 382010 or later
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 11Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.0%

Clay County marital status for males Clay County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,212
  • Two: 16
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • 20 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 798
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 301 (18 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 652

Here:

31.6% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant9107
Evangelical Protestant8274
Mainline Protestant1964
Other4-
None1,246-
Clay County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Clay County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.



Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

15.8%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

33.1%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 866 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $135,105
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $316.09
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $146,007
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $127,536
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 62 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.13
Corn for grain: 1330 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3074 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 6467 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.9 miles away from Clay County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from Clay County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 220.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017, FEMA Id: 4297, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1686: March 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1686, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clay

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 381 (59.1%)
  • Carpooled: 156 (24.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 8 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 18 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 85 (13.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (24%)
  • Haiti (23%)
  • Brazil (16%)
  • Cuba (15%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • England (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County


  • American (17%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Haitian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
57 people in nursing homes
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $30,986.

5.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.68% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($30,895 average AGI)
2.15% relocated from other states ($8,526 average AGI)
Clay County:

2.15%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


7.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($17,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.09% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($8,506 average AGI)
2.80% relocated to other states ($8,759 average AGI)
Clay County:

2.80%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.6

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 16.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Clay County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 682 (541 aged, 141 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 62 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Clay County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (37)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,141
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,481

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 31

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,011
  • Male householders: 542 (254 living alone), Female householders: 729 (261 living alone)
  • 468 spouses (468 opposite-sex spouses), 56 unmarried partners, (56 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 750 children (684 natural, 17 adopted, 48 stepchildren), 272 grandchildren, 51 brothers or sisters, 48 parents, 0 foster children, 19 other relatives, 30 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 54

Size of family households: 455 2-persons, 115 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 40 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 514 1-person, 48 2-persons.

111 married couples with children.
201 single-parent households (19 men, 182 women).

97.3% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $44,004,000 ($13,266 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,679,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $8,474,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,614,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,592,000
Federal grants: $10,240,000
Federal procurement contracts: $16,009,000 ($15,858,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,075,000 ($1,572,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $460,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,828,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,454,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 257
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 243
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -113
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.23 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built in Clay County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Clay County, Georgia
  • 542014 or later
  • 82010 to 2013
  • 2542000 to 2009
  • 5371990 to 1999
  • 2681980 to 1989
  • 4081970 to 1979
  • 1171960 to 1969
  • 851950 to 1959
  • 571940 to 1949
  • 3031939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Georgia
  • 151 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 1114 rooms
  • 2925 rooms
  • 1576 rooms
  • 1477 rooms
  • 1108 rooms
  • 849+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Georgia
  • 181 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 103 rooms
  • 1164 rooms
  • 735 rooms
  • 486 rooms
  • 487 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Georgia
  • 15no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 1502 bedrooms
  • 5603 bedrooms
  • 1964 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Georgia
  • 18no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 1372 bedrooms
  • 1253 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 27no vehicle
  • 3791 vehicle
  • 3342 vehicles
  • 1353 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 102no vehicle
  • 1041 vehicle
  • 1122 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

96.0% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Georgia.

Clay County:

96.0%
State average:

84.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,109
  • Other state: 806
  • Northeast: 269
  • Midwest: 104
  • South: 423
  • West: 10
Year householders moved into unit in Clay County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 84.1%Electricity
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Utility gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.5%Electricity
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 5.4%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

2.7%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

14.7%
Georgia:

17.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Clay County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    Other: $245,000
    Sewerage: $51,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $87,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $813,000
    Health - Other: $652,000
    Solid Waste Management: $627,000
    Regular Highways: $594,000
    Police Protection: $422,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $364,000
    Correctional Institutions: $196,000
    Central Staff Services: $172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $169,000
    Water Utilities: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Sewerage: $126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    General - Other: $60,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
    Libraries: $45,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $21,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $118,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $149,000
    Public Welfare: $75,000
    Water Utilities: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Libraries: $37,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,544,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,488,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $198,000
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000
    Royalties: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,195,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $581,000
    Other: $119,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,747,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $523,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
    Other License: $15,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,237,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    Other: $245,000
    Sewerage: $51,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $87,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $813,000
    Health - Other: $652,000
    Solid Waste Management: $627,000
    Regular Highways: $594,000
    Police Protection: $422,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $364,000
    Correctional Institutions: $196,000
    Central Staff Services: $172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $169,000
    Water Utilities: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Sewerage: $126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    General - Other: $60,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
    Libraries: $45,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $21,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $118,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $149,000
    Public Welfare: $75,000
    Water Utilities: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Libraries: $37,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,544,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,488,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $198,000
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000
    Royalties: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,195,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $581,000
    Other: $119,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,747,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $523,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
    Other License: $15,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,237,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    Other: $245,000
    Sewerage: $51,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $87,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $813,000
    Health - Other: $652,000
    Solid Waste Management: $627,000
    Regular Highways: $594,000
    Police Protection: $422,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $364,000
    Correctional Institutions: $196,000
    Central Staff Services: $172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $169,000
    Water Utilities: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Sewerage: $126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    General - Other: $60,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
    Libraries: $45,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $21,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $118,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $149,000
    Public Welfare: $75,000
    Water Utilities: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Libraries: $37,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,544,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,488,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $198,000
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000
    Royalties: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,195,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $581,000
    Other: $119,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,747,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $523,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
    Other License: $15,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,237,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    Other: $245,000
    Sewerage: $51,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $87,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $813,000
    Health - Other: $652,000
    Solid Waste Management: $627,000
    Regular Highways: $594,000
    Police Protection: $422,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $364,000
    Correctional Institutions: $196,000
    Central Staff Services: $172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $169,000
    Water Utilities: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Sewerage: $126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    General - Other: $60,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
    Libraries: $45,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $21,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $118,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $149,000
    Public Welfare: $75,000
    Water Utilities: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Libraries: $37,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,544,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,488,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $198,000
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000
    Royalties: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,195,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $581,000
    Other: $119,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,747,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $523,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
    Other License: $15,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,237,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 240
  • Number of aged recipients: 39
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 201
  • Number of recipients under 18: 35
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 122
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 83
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 115
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 114
Most common first names in Clay County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie4074.3 years
James2970.2 years
Mary2474.7 years
John2471.4 years
Annie2382.4 years
Robert2075.3 years
George1472.4 years
Charles1366.1 years
William1277.4 years
Charlie1171.4 years
Most common last names in Clay County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3368.4 years
Davis2972.1 years
Jackson2170.0 years
Brown2079.4 years
Williams2076.4 years
Johnson1373.4 years
King1274.6 years
Fair1173.7 years
Coleman974.9 years
Thornton977.0 years

Businesses in Clay County, GA

  • RadioShack: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Clay County on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"