In 2020, Clay County, KY had a population of 20.1k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $27,479. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Clay County, KY declined from 20,368 to 20,110, a −1.27% decrease and its median household income grew from $26,840 to $27,479, a 2.38% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clay County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.66%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.43%), White (Hispanic) (0.681%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.318%).
None of the households in Clay County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.6% of the residents in Clay County, KY are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Clay County, KY was $61,300, and the homeownership rate was 68.9%. Most people in Clay County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County, KY was 2 cars per household.