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Clay County

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.





General Community Profile Data
Clay County Community Profile

2020 Census Update
Clay County Census Dashboard

County Economic Overview
Clay County 2022Q3 Economic Report

COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery & Resilience
Clay County Resilience Snapshot
Clay County Resilience Detail

Detailed Economic Data
Clay County Leading Economic Sectors

Statistical Trade Area Data
Piggott Trade Area Map
Piggott Trade Area Community Profile
Piggott Trade Area Goods & Services Expenditures
Piggott Trade Area Market Potential
Rector Trade Area Map
Rector Trade Area Community Profile
Rector Trade Area Goods & Services Expenditures
Rector Trade Area Market Potential

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