Clay demographics profile

StatisticClayAlabamaNational
Population9,6594,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9739291
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%
Clay, AL has a population of 9,659 and is the 4,040th largest city in the United States. The population density is 973 per sq mi which is 958% higher than the Alabama average and 974% higher than the national average. The median age in Clay is 45 which is approximately 15% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Clay, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 77% of Clay residents were born in Alabama, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Clay is 958% 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 or African American.
  • In Clay 1.63% of the population is Asian.

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Clay population breakdown by race

RaceClayAlabamaNational
White74.60%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American22.46%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.

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