In 2019, Clay County, KY had a population of 20.4k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $26,840. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Clay County, KY declined from 20,621 to 20,368, a −1.23% decrease and its median household income grew from $26,250 to $26,840, a 2.25% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clay County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.58%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.07%), White (Hispanic) (0.977%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.663%). 0% of the households in Clay County, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.3% of the residents in Clay County, KY are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Clay County, KY was $54,100, and the homeownership rate was 67.9%. Most people in Clay County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County, KY was 2 cars per household.