Clay County AL Information


Clay County Subdivisions

Clay County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,099
Daytime Population: Workers 4,156
Daytime Population: Residents 8,806
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,962
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 13,844
Population in Familes 11,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $37,356
Average Household Income $48,105
Per Capita Income $19,687


Total Housing Units 6,872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,147 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,534 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,191 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $96,184
Average Home Value $130,986


Total Households 5,681
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,928
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.18%
Households 0.03% 0.09%
Families -0.17% -0.03%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.23%


Clay County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clay County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 57 16th
Population Density # 52 24th
Diversity Index # 50 27th
Median Household Income # 37 46th
Per Capita Income # 45 34th

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