|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Clay is 10,311. Clay, Alabama is the 3,087th largest city in the US.
Clay is located entirely in Jefferson County.
The peak population of Clay was in 2020, when its population was 10,318. In 2020, Clay was the 3,063rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,087th largest city in the US. Clay is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Clay has grown 18.5% since the 2000. Clay, Alabama is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Clay has a population density of 977.3 people per square mile.
|3082||Oneida, New York||10,329||-5.8%|
|3084||Glenwood Springs, Colorado||10,326||31.1%|
|3088||Garden City, Georgia||10,306||1.8%|
|3089||Port Townsend, Washington||10,306||23.2%|
|3091||North Bend, Oregon||10,285||8.0%|
The total voting age population of Clay, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,213. The voting age population is 42.0% male and 58.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.4% of the residents of Clay are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Clay are 60.3% White, 37.5% Black, 1.8% Asian, 0.2% Other and 0.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Clay, 8.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.6%. On a per-household basis, 6.8% of families are below the poverty line in Clay.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.9% of Clay residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.5% of Clay residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.2% have a bachelor's degree and 7.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Clay residents aged 5 and older, 2.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Clay is 2.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Clay, 12.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Clay is $74,387.
In Clay, 86.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 13.9% of housing units in Clay.
Of all the housing units in Clay, 0.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Clay, 30.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Clay is $848.
In Clay, 83.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.