Clay County, MS has a population of 20,147 people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $33,142. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Clay County, MS declined from 20,279 to 20,147, a 0.65% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,669 to $33,142, a 4.65% increase.
The population of Clay County, MS is 58.2% Black, 39.3% White, and 1.28% Hispanic. 1.78% of the people in Clay County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Clay County, MS are Mississippi State University, with 4,222 graduates, Mississippi University for Women, with 861 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Clay County, MS is $81,600, and the homeownership rate is 68.6%. Most people in Clay County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County, MS is 2 cars per household.
Clay County, MS is the 47th most populated county in Mississippi and borders Chickasaw County, MS; Lowndes County, MS; Monroe County, MS; Oktibbeha County, MS; and Webster County, MS.