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Clay County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 7,790 (all rural); it was 7,976 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,113
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,504
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,702
Renter-occupied apartments: 741 (it was 677 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 236 sq. mi.

Water area: 23.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clay County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Wholesale trade (27.6%), Construction (25.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.1%), Retail trade (22.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clay County, TN (2019)
    • 7,30691.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2132.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1862.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 390.5%Two or more races
    • 80.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 3,731  (47.9%)
Females: 4,059  (52.1%)
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Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,826 ($23,958 in 1999)
This county:

$33,826
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $346 (lower quartile is $221, upper quartile is $425)
This county:

$346
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $112,707 (it was $51,700 in 2000)
Clay:

$112,707
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,438 - $194,320

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $170,617
Here:

$170,617
State:

$260,661

Townhouses or other attached units: $155,649
Here:

$155,649
State:

$241,796

Mobile homes: $72,683
Here:

$72,683
State:

$90,685

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $948
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $326

Institutionalized population: 84

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 2
Clay County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2019: 20 buildings, average cost: $153,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Clay, TN residents
Average permit cost in Clay, TN
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: $644 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $585 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Clay, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clay, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clay, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.7%
Clay County:

23.7%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(23.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.9% for Black residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.6% for American Indian residents, 6.3% for other race residents, 6.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.7 years old
(Males: 47.1 years old, Females: 49.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.3 years old, Black residents: 19.2 years old, American Indian residents: 67.3 years old, Asian residents: 70.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.3 years old, Other race residents: 15.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $373 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $597 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hermitage Springs, Celina.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Clay County: Clark Mountain Poultry Farms (A), Eagles Cove Marina (B), Star Point Dock (C), Sunset Dock (D), Eastport Dock (E), Cordell Hull Birthplace (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clay County include: Moodyville Baptist Church (A), Etter Baptist Church (B), Red Hill Church (C), Smyrna Church (D), Asbury Chapel (E), Sand Branch Church (F), Grace Chapel (G), United Church (H), Travisville Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Huddleston Cemetery (1), Taylor Cemetery (2), Scotch-Rich Cemetery (3), Tompkins Cemetery (4), Winningham Cemetery (5), Amonette Cemetery (6), Anderson-Jones Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pickett Lake (A), Akers Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Eagle Creek (A), Little Rock Creek (B), Key Branch (C), Jouett Creek (D), Wright Branch (E), Jolly Creek (F), Andy Creek (G), Jackson Creek (H), Hurricane Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clay County include: Pickett State Park and Forest (1), Pickett State Rustic Park Historic District (2), Cove Creek Recreation Area (3), Obey River Recreation Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Ashe County, North Carolina , Caswell County, North Carolina , Dunklin County, Missouri , Johnson County , Texas County, Oklahoma , Oregon County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 245
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 190 (40.4% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 902010 or later
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,839
  • One, attached: 13
  • Two: 67
  • 3 or 4: 41
  • 5 to 9: 38
  • 10 to 19: 81
  • 20 to 49: 34
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 1,240
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 855 (0 second mortgage, 36 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,607

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,24629
Mainline Protestant1641
Catholic401
None4,411-
Clay County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Clay County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Clay County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

11.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

31.6%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 137 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $40,362
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $137.08
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,998
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.56%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,034
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.20
Corn for grain: 473 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8 acres

Tornado activity:

Clay County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 2139640.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 135% 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 183.0 miles away from Clay County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 143.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 183.0 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) earthquake occurred 157.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from Clay County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.2 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:

  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 19, 2019 - March 30, 2019, FEMA Id: 4427, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4211: April 02, 2015, FEMA Id: 4211, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 17, 2010 to August 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1937: September 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1937, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1909: May 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 15, 2009 to July 17, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1856: August 21, 2009, FEMA Id: 1856, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1568: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1568, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1408: April 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1197: January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: 1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 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: 1,552 (81.4%)
  • Carpooled: 185 (9.7%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 81 (4.2%)
  • Walked: 30 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 58 (3.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (72%)
  • Israel (12%)
  • England (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Mexico (3%)
  • Lebanon (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County


  • American (59%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (1%)
  • Northern European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • British (1%)

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

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

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,914.

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.13% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($13,587 average AGI)
2.81% relocated from other states ($11,593 average AGI)
Clay County:

2.81%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Macon County, TN  0.83% ($24,476 average AGI)
from Overton County, TN  0.79% ($29,850)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.92% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($24,080 average AGI)
1.08% relocated to other states ($6,176 average AGI)
Clay County:

1.08%
Tennessee average:

2.95%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Overton County, TN  0.80% ($24,350 average AGI)
to Putnam County, TN  0.80% ($44,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Clay County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,705 (1,232 aged, 473 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 203 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (162)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (105)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (30)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (23)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.49
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,937
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 425
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 53,535

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,602
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,527
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 38

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,790
  • Male householders: 1,554 (408 living alone), Female householders: 1,551 (494 living alone)
  • 1,599 spouses (1,593 opposite-sex spouses), 138 unmarried partners, (138 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,860 children (1,764 natural, 7 adopted, 86 stepchildren), 197 grandchildren, 51 brothers or sisters, 179 parents, 0 foster children, 267 other relatives, 296 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 112

Size of family households: 1,062 2-persons, 440 3-persons, 313 4-persons, 119 5-persons, 53 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 902 1-person, 125 2-persons, 54 3-persons.

853 married couples with children.
441 single-parent households (154 men, 287 women).

96.6% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 26% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $58,357,000 ($7,289 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,699,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,823,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,304,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $250,000
Federal grants: $22,940,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,970,000 ($1,544,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,070,000 ($847,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,043,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $380,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,437,000

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

Births: 387
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 538
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +153
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.10 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Clay County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Clay County, Tennessee
  • 712014 or later
  • 2542010 to 2013
  • 6482000 to 2009
  • 1,0691990 to 1999
  • 4031980 to 1989
  • 5111970 to 1979
  • 5641960 to 1969
  • 2691950 to 1959
  • 1281940 to 1949
  • 4171939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Tennessee
  • 251 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 693 rooms
  • 1654 rooms
  • 7935 rooms
  • 6316 rooms
  • 2837 rooms
  • 2278 rooms
  • 2059+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Tennessee
  • 151 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1223 rooms
  • 1374 rooms
  • 1125 rooms
  • 2066 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Tennessee
  • 24no bedroom
  • 711 bedroom
  • 4402 bedrooms
  • 1,5223 bedrooms
  • 2734 bedrooms
  • 915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Tennessee
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1081 bedroom
  • 2092 bedrooms
  • 3073 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Tennessee 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
  • 88no vehicle
  • 5731 vehicle
  • 9532 vehicles
  • 4473 vehicles
  • 2254 vehicles
  • 1685+ 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
  • 111no vehicle
  • 3491 vehicle
  • 1792 vehicles
  • 273 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.5% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Tennessee.

Clay County:

92.5%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 4,650
  • Other state: 2,915
  • Northeast: 176
  • Midwest: 1,302
  • South: 1,275
  • West: 137
Year householders moved into unit in Clay County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 9.0%Wood
  • 8.7%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 82.5%Electricity
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Wood
  • 0.6%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

1.3%
Tennessee:

13.6%

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

0.0%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

1.9%
Tennessee:

23.1%

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

Clay County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $562,000
    Other: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $103,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $85,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,929,000
    Regular Highways: $2,593,000
    Police Protection: $1,019,000
    Health - Other: $918,000
    General - Other: $666,000
    Correctional Institutions: $584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $451,000
    Central Staff Services: $403,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $368,000
    Financial Administration: $334,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $100,000
    Libraries: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $716,000
    Education: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $225,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $641,000
    General Local Government Support: $322,000
    Education: $42,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,625,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,211,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
    General Revenue - Other: $86,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $641,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $323,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,169,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,144,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $8,540,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,900,000
    Highways: $1,698,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
    Health and Hospitals: $13,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,313,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $332,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $193,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $165,000
    Other Selective Sales: $136,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000
    Other License: $8,000
    Severance: $5,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,006,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $562,000
    Other: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $103,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $85,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,929,000
    Regular Highways: $2,593,000
    Police Protection: $1,019,000
    Health - Other: $918,000
    General - Other: $666,000
    Correctional Institutions: $584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $451,000
    Central Staff Services: $403,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $368,000
    Financial Administration: $334,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $100,000
    Libraries: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $716,000
    Education: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $225,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $641,000
    General Local Government Support: $322,000
    Education: $42,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,625,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,211,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
    General Revenue - Other: $86,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $641,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $323,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,169,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,144,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $8,540,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,900,000
    Highways: $1,698,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
    Health and Hospitals: $13,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,313,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $332,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $193,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $165,000
    Other Selective Sales: $136,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000
    Other License: $8,000
    Severance: $5,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,006,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $562,000
    Other: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $103,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $85,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,929,000
    Regular Highways: $2,593,000
    Police Protection: $1,019,000
    Health - Other: $918,000
    General - Other: $666,000
    Correctional Institutions: $584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $451,000
    Central Staff Services: $403,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $368,000
    Financial Administration: $334,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $100,000
    Libraries: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $716,000
    Education: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $225,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $641,000
    General Local Government Support: $322,000
    Education: $42,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,625,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,211,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
    General Revenue - Other: $86,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $641,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $323,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,169,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,144,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $8,540,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,900,000
    Highways: $1,698,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
    Health and Hospitals: $13,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,313,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $332,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $193,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $165,000
    Other Selective Sales: $136,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000
    Other License: $8,000
    Severance: $5,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,006,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $562,000
    Other: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $103,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $85,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,929,000
    Regular Highways: $2,593,000
    Police Protection: $1,019,000
    Health - Other: $918,000
    General - Other: $666,000
    Correctional Institutions: $584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $451,000
    Central Staff Services: $403,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $368,000
    Financial Administration: $334,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $100,000
    Libraries: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $716,000
    Education: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $225,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $641,000
    General Local Government Support: $322,000
    Education: $42,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,625,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,211,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
    General Revenue - Other: $86,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $641,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $323,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,169,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,144,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $8,540,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,900,000
    Highways: $1,698,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
    Health and Hospitals: $13,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,313,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $332,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $193,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $165,000
    Other Selective Sales: $136,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000
    Other License: $8,000
    Severance: $5,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,006,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 429
  • Number of aged recipients: 77
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 352
  • Number of recipients under 18: 18
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 257
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 154
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 213
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 169
Most common first names in Clay County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4772.4 years
Mary3882.1 years
John3877.0 years
William3474.1 years
Willie2675.1 years
Charles2171.6 years
Joe2073.7 years
Robert2068.5 years
Walter1973.5 years
Charlie1773.2 years
Most common last names in Clay County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Watson4675.9 years
Smith4573.8 years
Brown3871.6 years
Scott3475.0 years
Rich2772.8 years
Poindexter2669.5 years
Boles2570.7 years
Johnson2569.1 years
Key2568.4 years
Hamilton2479.3 years
Businesses in Clay County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U.S. Cellular1
RadioShack1