In 2018, Clay County, NC had a population of 10.8k people with a median age of 52 and a median household income of $38,801. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Clay County, NC grew from 10,753 to 10,813, a 0.558% increase and its median household income grew from $37,070 to $38,801, a 4.67% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clay County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.06%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.388%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.333%). 0% of the households in Clay County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98% of the residents in Clay County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Clay County, NC was $165,900, and the homeownership rate was 76.2%. Most people in Clay County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County, NC was 2 cars per household.