Clay, AL Demographic Data

Clay, AL Summary

Clay is located in Jefferson County in Alabama
  • Population: 9,659
  • Area: 10.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 9.93 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.06 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 966.38 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 982.61 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Clay, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
5,101
53%
50.8
Male
4,581
47%
49.2
Total Population
9,682
 
321,419,000

Clay, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
243
2.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
570
5.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
453
4.7% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
707
7.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
672
6.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,078
11.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,022
10.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,762
18.2% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
971
10.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
771
8.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
898
9.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
391
4.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
144
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
7,958
82.2%
77.1
Female
4,307
54.1%
51.4
Male
3,651
45.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
7,507
77.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,886
19.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,433
14.8%
14.9
Female
842
58.8%
55.9
Male
591
41.2%
44.1
Median Age (years)
46
NR
NR

Clay, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
9,548
98.6% 
96.9
White
7,452
77.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
1,961
20.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
135
1.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
114
1.2% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
21
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
0
0.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
134
1.4% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
98
1.0% 
17.6
Mexican
94
1.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
4
0.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
9,584
99.0% 
82.4

Clay, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
192
2.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
356
5.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
2,305
32.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,907
27.1% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
572
8.1% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,250
17.8% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
455
6.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
548
7.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
6,489
92.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,705
24.3%
30.6

Clay, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,977
23.5%
33.5%
Now Married
4,635
55.1%
47.5
Divorced
1,014
12.0%
11.0%
Separated
130
1.5%
2.1
Widowed
660
7.8
5.8%

Clay, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
9,206
97.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
233
2.5%
21.5%
Spanish
132
1.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
0
0.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
101
1.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Clay, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
249
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
32
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
198
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
454
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
457
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
675
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
747
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
635
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
204
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
112
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
68,717
 
55,775
Per capita income
31,112
 
29,979

Clay, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
72
1.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
440
8.3%
9.8
Construction
201
3.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,227
23.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
299
5.7%
6.5
Information
232
4.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
520
9.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
343
6.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
326
6.2%
11.3
Public administration
347
6.6%
4.6
Retail trade
685
13.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
330
6.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
260
4.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
371
7.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,925
36.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
574
10.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,792
33.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
620
11.7%
18.0%

Clay, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
5,252
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,640
88.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
405
7.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
0
0.0%
2.8
Other means
39
0.7%
1.8
Worked at home
168
3.2%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27.0
 
26.0

Clay, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
171
4.5%
8.9
1 vehicles
767
20.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,369
36.4%
37.2
3 or more
1,456
38.7%
20.3

Clay, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,763
91.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
3,361
89.3%
63.0
Renter Occupied
402
10.7%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
352
8.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
13
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Clay, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,115
1 room
98
2.4%
2.3
2 rooms
16
0.4%
2.5
3 rooms
16
0.4%
9.0
4 rooms
117
2.8%
16.6
5 rooms
874
21.2%
20.0
6 rooms
793
19.3%
17.9
7 rooms
934
22.7%
12.1
8 rooms
643
15.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
624
15.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
7
 

Clay, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,115
 
 
1-unit, detached
3,894
94.6%
61.4
1-unit, attached
44
1.1%
5.8
2-units
0
0.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
0
0.0%
4.5
5 to 9 units
0
0.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
154
3.7%
8.8
Mobile home
23
0.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Clay, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
97
2.4%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
57
1.4%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
87
2.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
266
6.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
712
17.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
570
13.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
1,204
29.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
1,099
26.7%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
23
0.6%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Clay, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,796
74.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
11
0.3%
4.7
Electricity
941
25.0%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
15
0.4%
1.2

Clay, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,516
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
28
1.1%
6.8%
Less than $500
55
2.2%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
90
3.6%
11.8%
$500 to $999
492
19.6%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
718
28.5%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,133
45.0%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,286
51.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
366
14.5%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
141
5.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
163
6.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
560
22.3%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Clay, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
352 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
Less than $500
15
4.3%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
15
4.3%
1.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
19
5.4%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
61
17.3%
4.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
63
17.9%
27.9%
$500 to $999
179
50.9%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
50
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
914
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
8
2.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
35
9.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
19
5.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
76
21.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
61
17.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
153
43.5%
41.4%
Not Computed
50
NR
NR

Clay, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,361
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
149
4.4%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
332
9.9%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
971
28.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
911
27.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
707
21.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
207
6.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
84
2.5%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
158,300
 
194,500
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