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Clay County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2019: 19,585 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 21,979 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,057
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,501
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,984
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,471 (it was 2,168 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 409 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (average).

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.5%), Educational, health and social services (18.6%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clay County, MS (2019)
    • 11,95260.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,60938.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 950.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 880.4%Two or more races
    • 590.3%Asian alone
    • 140.07%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Males: 9,062  (46.3%)
Females: 10,523  (53.7%)
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Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,335 ($27,372 in 1999)
This county:

$32,335
Mississippi:

$45,792

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $515 (lower quartile is $351, upper quartile is $596)
This county:

$515
State:

$598


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,850 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Clay:

$96,850
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,951 - $158,563
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $969
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $365

Institutionalized population: 296
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $11,800
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $957,000
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Clay, MS residents
Average permit cost in Clay, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $892 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $594 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Clay, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clay, MS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clay, MS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 24.7%
Clay County:

24.7%
Mississippi:

19.6%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 14.7% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.3 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.9 years old, Black residents: 36.0 years old, American Indian residents: 30.3 years old, Asian residents: 29.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 13.0 years old, Other race residents: 42.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $663 a month.

Cities in this county include: West Point.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Clay County: Eggleston Spur (A), Colony Town (B), Greenwood Country Club (C), Tackett Fish Farms (D), Leflore County Country Club (E), Minter City Junction (F), Peebles Landing (G), Powell Landing (H), Race Track (I), McLean Spur (J), Walker Lake Pumping Plant (K), Florewood River Plantation Museum (L), Phillipston Volunteer Fire Department (M), Money Volunteer Fire Department (N), Minter City Fire Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clay County include: New Jerusalem Church (A), New Prospect Church (B), Newena Church (C), Newlight Church (D), Page Chapel (E), Palestine Church (F), Payne Church (G), Perry Chapel (H), Hayward Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Majet Cemetery (1), Humphrey Cemetery (2), Cypress Grove Cemetery (3), McIntyre Cemetery (4), Jones Chapel Cemetery (5), McNutt Cemetery (6), Eastmoney Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Fish Lake (A), Sixmile Lake (B), Blue Lake (C), Six Mile Lake (D), Walkers Lake (E), Ellison Lake (F), Horseshoe Lake (G), East Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Gut Bayou (A), Baker Creek (B), Pelucia Creek (C), Tallahatchie River (D), Turkey Bayou (E), Tippo Bayou (F), Burns Slough (G), The Elbow (H), Rattlesnake Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clay County include: Florewood River Plantation State Park (1), Greentree State Waterfowl Production Area (2), Landers Landing Public Access (3), Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dorchester County, South Carolina , Montgomery County , St. Clair County, Alabama , Gwinnett County, Georgia , Haralson County, Georgia , Hopkins County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.1%
Mississippi:

6.0%

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

Current college students: 1,013
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 91 (44.4% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

0.5%
Whole state:

2.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 552010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,420
  • One, attached: 56
  • Two: 372
  • 3 or 4: 193
  • 5 to 9: 433
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 1,795

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 2,100 (17 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,252

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,29235
Mainline Protestant2,16113
Black Protestant7784
Other4741
Catholic2151
None8,714-
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: 6
Clay County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Clay County:

9.06 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

13.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

35.2%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 260 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,304
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $143.24
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: 76.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,231
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,230
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.41%
Corn for grain: 1024 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3667 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4584 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 505 acres

Tornado activity:

Clay County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1113551.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 1/26/1967, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 218% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Clay County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.2 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 187.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Clay County center
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) earthquake occurred 193.0 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:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2020, FEMA Id: 4536, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Flooding, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 10, 2020 - February 18, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4538-MS: April 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4538, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: January 10, 2020 - January 11, 2020, FEMA Id: 4478, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019, FEMA Id: 4450, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: February 22, 2019 - March 29, 2019, FEMA Id: 4429, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 28, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4248: January 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4248, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1972: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 13, Floods: 12, Winds: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clay

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,550 (84.4%)
  • Carpooled: 277 (5.1%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 73 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 24 (0.4%)
  • Worked at home: 507 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (53%)
  • Austria (24%)
  • Australia (8%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Scotland (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County


  • English (12%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 83 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 143 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,056.

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.31% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($33,878 average AGI)
0.82% relocated from other states ($3,721 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.82%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oktibbeha County, MS  0.81% ($30,214 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.63% ($35,705)
from Chickasaw County, MS  0.33% ($24,957)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.61% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($25,105 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($11,044 average AGI)
Clay County:

1.28%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lowndes County, MS  0.84% ($27,797 average AGI)
to Oktibbeha County, MS  0.78% ($45,091)
to Monroe County, MS  0.57% ($33,400)
to Lee County, MS  0.36% ($23,120)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.4%
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: 3,690 (2,713 aged, 977 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 637 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (576)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (230)
  • Congestive heart failure (144)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (100)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (70)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (58)
  • Unspecified dementia (52)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (41)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (37)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,938
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 277
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,829

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,517
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 839
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,585
  • Male householders: 3,254 (1,207 living alone), Female householders: 4,336 (1,462 living alone)
  • 2,968 spouses (2,968 opposite-sex spouses), 222 unmarried partners, (222 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,267 children (5,897 natural, 173 adopted, 160 stepchildren), 1,085 grandchildren, 352 brothers or sisters, 159 parents, 0 foster children, 361 other relatives, 316 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 269

Size of family households: 2,419 2-persons, 1,165 3-persons, 777 4-persons, 363 5-persons, 136 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,670 1-person, 169 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

1,599 married couples with children.
1,983 single-parent households (285 men, 1,698 women).

98.8% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $122,939,000 ($5,678 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,774,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $52,890,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,028,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,918,000
Federal grants: $34,230,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,308,000 ($149,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,565,000 ($5,288,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,036,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,929,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,978,000

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

Births: 1,689
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,182
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +34
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,266
Here -60 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.42 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Clay County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Clay County, Mississippi
  • 3902014 or later
  • 1332010 to 2013
  • 7072000 to 2009
  • 1,5821990 to 1999
  • 1,5471980 to 1989
  • 2,1981970 to 1979
  • 1,4171960 to 1969
  • 7371950 to 1959
  • 2301940 to 1949
  • 5181939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 4034 rooms
  • 1,3015 rooms
  • 1,6616 rooms
  • 9767 rooms
  • 2778 rooms
  • 6899+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Mississippi
  • 301 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1753 rooms
  • 5394 rooms
  • 8305 rooms
  • 4136 rooms
  • 1337 rooms
  • 1028 rooms
  • 139+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 5372 bedrooms
  • 3,6373 bedrooms
  • 9544 bedrooms
  • 1705+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Mississippi
  • 29no bedroom
  • 2341 bedroom
  • 7962 bedrooms
  • 1,0833 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Mississippi 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
  • 236no vehicle
  • 1,3541 vehicle
  • 1,8322 vehicles
  • 1,1003 vehicles
  • 6314 vehicles
  • 2195+ 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
  • 470no vehicle
  • 1,0581 vehicle
  • 4392 vehicles
  • 2123 vehicles
  • 464 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.2% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Mississippi.

Clay County:

91.2%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 16,448
  • Other state: 3,006
  • Northeast: 205
  • Midwest: 1,008
  • South: 1,464
  • West: 323
Year householders moved into unit in Clay County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 32.5%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 34.9%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 328
Here:

15.1%
Mississippi:

11.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 186
Here:

14.7%
Mississippi:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

0.9%
Mississippi:

10.9%

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: $512,000
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,364,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,076,000
    Police Protection: $1,839,000
    Regular Highways: $1,680,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,226,000
    Financial Administration: $1,164,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,067,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $297,000
    General Public Buildings: $291,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $622,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $525,000
    Other - General - Other: $359,000
    Other - Libraries: $79,000
    Other - Health - Other: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,015,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,605,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $310,000
    General Revenue - Other: $212,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $134,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,216,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,787,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,417,000
    Other: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $858,000
    Health and Hospitals: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,872,000
    Other License: $351,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $512,000
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,364,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,076,000
    Police Protection: $1,839,000
    Regular Highways: $1,680,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,226,000
    Financial Administration: $1,164,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,067,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $297,000
    General Public Buildings: $291,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $622,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $525,000
    Other - General - Other: $359,000
    Other - Libraries: $79,000
    Other - Health - Other: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,015,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,605,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $310,000
    General Revenue - Other: $212,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $134,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,216,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,787,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,417,000
    Other: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $858,000
    Health and Hospitals: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,872,000
    Other License: $351,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $512,000
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,364,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,076,000
    Police Protection: $1,839,000
    Regular Highways: $1,680,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,226,000
    Financial Administration: $1,164,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,067,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $297,000
    General Public Buildings: $291,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $622,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $525,000
    Other - General - Other: $359,000
    Other - Libraries: $79,000
    Other - Health - Other: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,015,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,605,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $310,000
    General Revenue - Other: $212,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $134,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,216,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,787,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,417,000
    Other: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $858,000
    Health and Hospitals: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,872,000
    Other License: $351,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $512,000
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,364,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,076,000
    Police Protection: $1,839,000
    Regular Highways: $1,680,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,226,000
    Financial Administration: $1,164,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,067,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $297,000
    General Public Buildings: $291,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $622,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $525,000
    Other - General - Other: $359,000
    Other - Libraries: $79,000
    Other - Health - Other: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,015,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,605,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $310,000
    General Revenue - Other: $212,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $134,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,216,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,787,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,417,000
    Other: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $858,000
    Health and Hospitals: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,872,000
    Other License: $351,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,132
  • Number of aged recipients: 126
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,006
  • Number of recipients under 18: 214
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 635
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 283
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 421
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 504
Most common first names in Clay County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19070.8 years
Mary18277.3 years
John14172.3 years
Willie12175.0 years
William9774.9 years
Robert9671.1 years
Annie9277.9 years
George6474.3 years
Thomas4972.3 years
Charles4467.4 years
Most common last names in Clay County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7774.8 years
Walker5872.4 years
Williams5276.6 years
Young4976.2 years
Jones4973.2 years
Johnson4975.2 years
Davis4877.1 years
Moore4577.5 years
White4173.4 years
Harris4177.1 years
Businesses in Clay County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1