In 2017, Clay County, MO had a population of 236k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $65,675. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Clay County, MO grew from 233,135 to 236,068, a 1.26% increase and its median household income grew from $63,702 to $65,675, a 3.1% increase.
The population of Clay County, MO is 82.1% White Alone, 6.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.6% Black or African American Alone. 6.86% of the people in Clay County, MO speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Clay County, MO are William Jewell College (426 degrees awarded in 2016), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (222 degrees), and Vatterott College-Kansas City (161 degrees).
The median property value in Clay County, MO is $160,900, and the homeownership rate is 69.1%. Most people in Clay County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County, MO is 2 cars per household.