In 2017, Clay County, MS had a population of 20k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $34,118. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Clay County, MS declined from 20,147 to 19,990, a -0.779% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,142 to $34,118, a 2.94% increase.
The population of Clay County, MS is 59% Black or African American Alone, 39.2% White Alone, and 0.65% Asian Alone. 1.48% of the people in Clay County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Clay County, MS is $81,200, and the homeownership rate is 71.8%. Most people in Clay County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County, MS is 2 cars per household.