In 2020, Clay County, MS had a population of 19.5k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $33,209. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Clay County, MS declined from 19,640 to 19,515, a −0.636% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,833 to $33,209, a 4.32% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clay County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (59.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.789%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.559%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.543%).
None of the households in Clay County, MS 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.
99.4% of the residents in Clay County, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Clay County, MS was $96,700, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%.
Most people in Clay County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County, MS was 2 cars per household.