Clay City demographics profile

StatisticClay CityKentuckyNational
Population1,2884,411,989318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,21611491
Median age34.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%42%43%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Clay City, KY has a population of 1,288 and is the 13,607th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,216 per sq mi which is 967% higher than the Kentucky average and 1242% higher than the national average. The median age in Clay City is 34 which is approximately 11% lower than the Kentucky average of 39. In Clay City, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 85% of Clay City residents were born in Kentucky, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Clay City is 967% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Clay City is 11% lower than Kentucky.
  • In Clay City 95.57% of the population is White.
  • In Clay City 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Clay City 0.00% of the population is Asian.

Compare Clay City, KY Demographics To Other Cities

Clay City population breakdown by race

RaceClay CityKentuckyNational
White95.57%87.48%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%7.94%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.29%5.22%
American Indian0.78%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race3.65%2.10%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.92%4.75%
In Clay City, 0.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Clay City, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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