Clay County, MO has a population of 233,135 people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $63,702. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Clay County, MO grew from 230,361 to 233,135, a 1.2% increase and its median household income grew from $62,099 to $63,702, a 2.58% increase.
The population of Clay County, MO is 82.4% White, 6.47% Hispanic, and 5.63% Black. 6.39% 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, with 323 graduates, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, with 182 graduates, and Paris II Educational Center, with 48 graduates.
The median property value in Clay County, MO is $156,600, and the homeownership rate is 69.9%. 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.
Clay County, MO is the 6th most populated county in Missouri and borders Wyandotte County, KS; Clinton County, MO; Jackson County, MO; Platte County, MO; and Ray County, MO.