In 2020, Clay County had a population of 14,552 with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $37,933. Between 2010 and 2020 the population of Clay County declined from 16,083 to 14,552, representing a change of -9.5%.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clay County are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%), Other (Hispanic) (1.41%), White (Hispanic) (0.748%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.489%).
In 2020, the median property value in Clay County was $79,600, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%. Most people in Clay County drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County was 2 cars per household.
In 2020, there were 273 business establishments. Employees of private companies represented 64.9%. County employment rate of residents was 51.7%.
Between January 2021 and December 2021, monthly retail sales capture fluctuated though ranged from 69% - 90% of the county population’s spent dollars.