StatisticClayAlabamaNational
Population9,6594,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9739791
Median age44.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1830%40%43%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Clay is 903% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Clay is 15% higher than Alabama
  • In Clay 74.60% of the population is White
  • In Clay 22.46% of the population is Black
  • In Clay 1.63% of the population is Asian

Compare Clay, AL Demographics

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      Clay population breakdown by race

      RaceClayAlabamaNational
      White74.60%68.68%73.35%
      Black22.46%26.48%12.63%
      Asian1.63%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race1.31%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.28%4.75%
      In Clay, 0.2% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Clay age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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