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Clay County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 13,184 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 14,560 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,254
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,175
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,662
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,268 (it was 1,177 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 469 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clay County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (26.0%), Educational, health and social services (24.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.0%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clay County, IL (2019)
    • 12,53986.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3462.4%Two or more races
    • 1050.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 430.3%Asian alone
    • 270.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 170.1%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 6,575  (49.9%)
Females: 6,609  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,929 ($30,599 in 1999)
This county:

$50,929
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $373 (lower quartile is $244, upper quartile is $442)
This county:

$373
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $90,843 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
Clay:

$90,843
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,231 - $156,346
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $933
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $428

Institutionalized population: 164
Clay County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Clay, IL residents
Average permit cost in Clay, IL
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: $1,509 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,426 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Clay, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clay, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clay, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.2%
Clay County:

15.2%
Illinois:

11.5%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.2% for Black residents, 57.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.7% for American Indian residents, 3.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.2 years old
(Males: 42.8 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.4 years old, Black residents: 43.2 years old, American Indian residents: 46.1 years old, Asian residents: 39.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 41.3 years old, Other race residents: 56.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $402 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $657 a month.

Cities in this county include: Flora, Louisville, Clay City, Xenia, Iola, Sailor Springs.

Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Alpine County, California , Hamilton County, Ohio , Miami County, Kansas , Pike County, Ohio , Mason County, Kentucky , Wayne County , Alexandria city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Illinois:

6.5%

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

Current college students: 452
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 58 (81.5% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

0.4%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 22010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 11990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 251970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,537
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 54
  • 3 or 4: 170
  • 5 to 9: 172
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 50 or more: 42
  • Mobile homes: 1,379
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 2,008 (36 second mortgage, 59 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,274

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,10238
Catholic2,2702
Mainline Protestant1,44710
Other1663
None2,830-
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: 4
Clay County:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Clay County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

27.4%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 346 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $53,059
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $145.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $63,785
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,938
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.57
Corn for grain: 64697 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6598 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 112722 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 35 acres

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 220% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from Clay County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 32.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from Clay County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 22.7 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:

  • Illinois Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clay

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,080 (81.9%)
  • Carpooled: 453 (7.3%)
  • Bus: 66 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 38 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 173 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 380 (6.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (45%)
  • Philippines (17%)
  • India (17%)
  • Sri Lanka (12%)
  • Mexico (2%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County


  • American (27%)
  • German (25%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Clay County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 302 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 58 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Clay County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 133 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,728.

4.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.27% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($25,140 average AGI)
0.93% relocated from other states ($8,892 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.93%
Illinois average:

1.87%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wayne County, IL  0.74% ($35,385 average AGI)
from Effingham County, IL  0.70% ($32,216)
from Richland County, IL  0.45% ($31,125)


4.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.49% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($23,038 average AGI)
1.43% relocated to other states ($12,046 average AGI)
Clay County:

1.43%
Illinois average:

2.67%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wayne County, IL  0.84% ($30,733 average AGI)
to Richland County, IL  0.64% ($32,853)
to Effingham County, IL  0.49% ($29,269)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.0%
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: 3,005 (2,498 aged, 507 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 232 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (276)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (200)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (199)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (118)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (89)
  • Unspecified renal failure (52)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (21)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (14)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.05
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,805
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 169
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,987

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,183
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,260
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,184
  • Male householders: 3,036 (723 living alone), Female householders: 2,683 (967 living alone)
  • 2,830 spouses (2,799 opposite-sex spouses), 676 unmarried partners, (669 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,277 children (3,031 natural, 38 adopted, 211 stepchildren), 105 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 32 foster children, 34 other relatives, 185 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 347

Size of family households: 1,931 2-persons, 800 3-persons, 526 4-persons, 370 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,691 1-person, 194 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

1,773 married couples with children.
944 single-parent households (262 men, 682 women).

98.2% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (7% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 92% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $89,701,000 ($6,323 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,296,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,737,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,618,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,482,000
Federal grants: $15,956,000
Federal procurement contracts: $729,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,180,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $244,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,478,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,896,000

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

Births: 930
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 962
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +25
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -420
Here -30 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.77 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built in Clay County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Clay County, Illinois
  • 1702014 or later
  • 3342010 to 2013
  • 6932000 to 2009
  • 6531990 to 1999
  • 7291980 to 1989
  • 1,0531970 to 1979
  • 5761960 to 1969
  • 7891950 to 1959
  • 5341940 to 1949
  • 9611939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Illinois
  • 161 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 3264 rooms
  • 8995 rooms
  • 9796 rooms
  • 7367 rooms
  • 5228 rooms
  • 6599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Illinois
  • 681 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 1323 rooms
  • 3864 rooms
  • 5235 rooms
  • 1836 rooms
  • 867 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Illinois
  • 16no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 1,0942 bedrooms
  • 2,1523 bedrooms
  • 7244 bedrooms
  • 1945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Illinois
  • 70no bedroom
  • 2061 bedroom
  • 6502 bedrooms
  • 4653 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Illinois 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
  • 41no vehicle
  • 1,2121 vehicle
  • 1,6422 vehicles
  • 9163 vehicles
  • 3264 vehicles
  • 1305+ 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
  • 158no vehicle
  • 8111 vehicle
  • 3512 vehicles
  • 1393 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.8% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Illinois.

Clay County:

88.8%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 11,456
  • Other state: 1,653
  • Northeast: 103
  • Midwest: 711
  • South: 545
  • West: 292
Year householders moved into unit in Clay County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.2%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.7%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 54
Here:

4.0%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

1.5%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

2.9%
Illinois:

27.4%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,271,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,156,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,101,000
    Police Protection: $1,098,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Correctional Institutions: $494,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $155,000
    Financial Administration: $122,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $94,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $73,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,507,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,667,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,665,000
    Other: $470,000
    Public Welfare: $222,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,682,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,441,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,271,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,156,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,101,000
    Police Protection: $1,098,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Correctional Institutions: $494,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $155,000
    Financial Administration: $122,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $94,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $73,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,507,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,667,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,665,000
    Other: $470,000
    Public Welfare: $222,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,682,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,441,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,271,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,156,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,101,000
    Police Protection: $1,098,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Correctional Institutions: $494,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $155,000
    Financial Administration: $122,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $94,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $73,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,507,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,667,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,665,000
    Other: $470,000
    Public Welfare: $222,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,682,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,441,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,271,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,156,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,101,000
    Police Protection: $1,098,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Correctional Institutions: $494,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $155,000
    Financial Administration: $122,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $94,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $73,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,507,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,667,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,665,000
    Other: $470,000
    Public Welfare: $222,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,682,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,441,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 360
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 333
  • Number of recipients under 18: 48
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 245
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 67
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 137
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 136
Most common first names in Clay County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William15975.9 years
John13976.5 years
Mary11879.9 years
Charles11573.8 years
Robert10372.4 years
James9773.4 years
George7477.0 years
Helen5980.6 years
Frank5679.1 years
Mildred5383.2 years
Most common last names in Clay County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9779.1 years
Henson5777.4 years
Lewis4778.7 years
Brown4578.2 years
Jones4378.1 years
Thompson4180.3 years
Anderson3676.9 years
Stanford3678.2 years
Johnson3576.6 years
Tolliver3272.2 years
Businesses in Clay County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1