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Clay County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2017: 21,006 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 24,556 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,217
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,436
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,398
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,079 (it was 2,158 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%

Land area: 471 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clay County: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (49.7%), Construction (19.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clay County, KY (2017)
    • 19,35778.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7092.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5402.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2441.0%Two or more races
    • 480.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 300.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 140.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years
Males: 11,133  (53.0%)
Females: 9,873  (47.0%)
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Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,568 ($16,271 in 1999)
This county:

$25,568
Kentucky:

$48,375

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $377 (lower quartile is $270, upper quartile is $452)
This county:

$377
State:

$571


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $60,305 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Clay:

$60,305
Kentucky:

$141,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,471 - $116,596
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $813
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $260

Institutionalized population: 2,020

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 56
  • Auto thefts: 23

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 58
  • Thefts: 72
  • Auto thefts: 26
Clay County, KY 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: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Clay, KY residents
Average permit cost in Clay, KY
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $693 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $421 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Clay, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clay, KY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clay, KY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.3%
Clay County:

37.3%
Kentucky:

17.2%
(37.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 57.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.3% for American Indian residents, 58.1% for other race residents, 20.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.5 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 41.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.1 years old, Black residents: 37.2 years old, American Indian residents: 67.5 years old, Asian residents: 39.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.1 years old, Other race residents: 30.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $385 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $512 a month.

Cities in this county include: Burning Springs, Big Creek, Sibert-Hima, Oneida, Manchester, Ashers Fork.

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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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Kentucky:

4.5%

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

Current college students: 518
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 63.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 198 (41.9% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 132010 or later
  • 322000 to 2009
  • 651990 to 1999
  • 651980 to 1989
  • 391970 to 1979
  • 41Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,621
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 228
  • 3 or 4: 174
  • 5 to 9: 135
  • 10 to 19: 46
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 2,663
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 54

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 2,076 (24 second mortgage, 59 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,405

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

58.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,92039
Mainline Protestant5168
Black Protestant1191
Catholic691
Other-1
None12,106-
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:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Clay County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

31.0%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.1%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 143 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $9,619
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $530.60
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.11%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $7,583
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $16,147
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.37%
Corn for grain: 969 harvested acres
Vegetables: 58 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Clay County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 243.0 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 228.3 miles away from Clay County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: July 11, 2015 to July 20, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4239: August 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4239, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 09, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4218: May 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4218, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 03, 2009 to May 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1841: May 29, 2009, FEMA Id: 1841, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1523: June 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 14, 2003 to June 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1475: July 02, 2003, FEMA Id: 1475, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 17 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clay

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,139 (73.3%)
  • Carpooled: 691 (16.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 113 (2.6%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 155 (3.6%)
  • Worked at home: 153 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (48%)
  • Nigeria (17%)
  • Cuba (10%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Venezuela (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County


  • American (51%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Cajun (1%)
  • Nigerian (1%)

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

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

  • 1,713 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 281 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 130 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 1,619 people in federal prisons
  • 278 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 190 people in college/university student housing
  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,347.

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.94% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($20,378 average AGI)
1.02% relocated from other states ($11,234 average AGI)
Clay County:

1.02%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Laurel County, KY  1.50% ($24,519 average AGI)


4.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.28% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($27,948 average AGI)
0.45% relocated to other states ($2,448 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.45%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laurel County, KY  2.01% ($35,551 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
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: 4,201 (2,433 aged, 1,768 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 622 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Clay County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (534)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (344)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (205)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (141)
  • Congestive heart failure (129)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (104)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (101)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (94)
  • Accidental poisoning by and exposure to other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances (92)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (75)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,690
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 260
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 81,327

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,151
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,077

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 123.7. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,006
  • In family households: 16,913 (2,702 male householders, 2,818 female householders)
    3,717 spouses, 5,272 children (4,911 natural, 110 adopted, 245 stepchildren), 983 grandchildren, 268 brothers or sisters, 149 parents, 544 other relatives, 473 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,456 (1,064 male householders (937 living alone)), 1,127 female householders (1,054 living alone)), 261 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,627

Size of family households: 2,288 2-persons, 1,482 3-persons, 1,124 4-persons, 393 5-persons, 132 6-persons, 95 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,991 1-person, 170 2-persons, 24 3-persons.

2,392 married couples with children.
1,046 single-parent households (143 men, 903 women).

97.5% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $230,995,000 ($9,524 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $33,410,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,978,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,286,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $248,000
Federal grants: $78,022,000
Federal procurement contracts: $35,051,000 ($32,972,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $19,410,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,711,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $845,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,430,000

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

Births: 1,574
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,266
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -688
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State +8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.66 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Clay County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Clay County, Kentucky
  • 2582014 or later
  • 3042010 to 2013
  • 1,5202000 to 2009
  • 2,1601990 to 1999
  • 1,8111980 to 1989
  • 1,3541970 to 1979
  • 8171960 to 1969
  • 3681950 to 1959
  • 1001940 to 1949
  • 4271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Kentucky
  • 41 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 1063 rooms
  • 8234 rooms
  • 1,4675 rooms
  • 1,0116 rooms
  • 8777 rooms
  • 4938 rooms
  • 6219+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Kentucky
  • 581 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 2263 rooms
  • 7854 rooms
  • 5825 rooms
  • 4116 rooms
  • 947 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 779+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Kentucky
  • 15no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 1,0162 bedrooms
  • 3,2563 bedrooms
  • 9424 bedrooms
  • 1445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Kentucky
  • 57no bedroom
  • 2831 bedroom
  • 9392 bedrooms
  • 8313 bedrooms
  • 1324 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Kentucky 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
  • 582no vehicle
  • 1,6311 vehicle
  • 1,9682 vehicles
  • 7533 vehicles
  • 3434 vehicles
  • 1165+ 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
  • 435no vehicle
  • 1,0071 vehicle
  • 6212 vehicles
  • 1563 vehicles
  • 264 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, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Kentucky.

Clay County:

88.8%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 17,047
  • Other state: 3,659
  • Northeast: 140
  • Midwest: 2,110
  • South: 1,172
  • West: 235
Year householders moved into unit in Clay County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Coal or coke
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.9%Electricity
  • 19.1%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.4%Wood
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 82
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

12.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 109
Here:

12.0%
Kentucky:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 90
Here:

12.7%
Kentucky:

19.2%

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 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,435,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $435,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,136,000
    Regular Highways: $2,875,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,162,000
    Health - Other: $1,222,000
    Water Utilities: $660,000
    Central Staff Services: $452,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Police Protection: $251,000
    Financial Administration: $136,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $327,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $337,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $337,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,725,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $640,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $128,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $559,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,843,000
    Highways: $2,071,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,557,000
    Property: $465,000
    Corporation License: $42,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $31,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,227,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,435,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $435,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,136,000
    Regular Highways: $2,875,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,162,000
    Health - Other: $1,222,000
    Water Utilities: $660,000
    Central Staff Services: $452,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Police Protection: $251,000
    Financial Administration: $136,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $327,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $337,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $337,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,725,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $640,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $128,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $559,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,843,000
    Highways: $2,071,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,557,000
    Property: $465,000
    Corporation License: $42,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $31,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,227,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,435,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $435,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,136,000
    Regular Highways: $2,875,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,162,000
    Health - Other: $1,222,000
    Water Utilities: $660,000
    Central Staff Services: $452,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Police Protection: $251,000
    Financial Administration: $136,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $327,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $337,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $337,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,725,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $640,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $128,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $559,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,843,000
    Highways: $2,071,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,557,000
    Property: $465,000
    Corporation License: $42,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $31,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,227,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,435,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $435,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,136,000
    Regular Highways: $2,875,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,162,000
    Health - Other: $1,222,000
    Water Utilities: $660,000
    Central Staff Services: $452,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Police Protection: $251,000
    Financial Administration: $136,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $327,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $337,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $337,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,725,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $640,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $128,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $559,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,843,000
    Highways: $2,071,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,557,000
    Property: $465,000
    Corporation License: $42,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $31,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,227,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,717
  • Number of aged recipients: 156
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,561
  • Number of recipients under 18: 408
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,686
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 623
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 945
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,771
Most common first names in Clay County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9574.3 years
James8672.6 years
Mary7779.6 years
William7472.8 years
Robert6573.4 years
Martha4781.0 years
Lucy4580.2 years
Henry4273.8 years
George4071.8 years
Gilbert3577.3 years
Most common last names in Clay County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28672.9 years
Jones8174.2 years
Bowling8071.3 years
Hacker7676.3 years
Sizemore7369.8 years
Roberts6274.4 years
Hubbard6067.7 years
Hensley6079.3 years
Hoskins5668.8 years
Wagers5072.5 years
Businesses in Clay County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Clay County on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"