Clay County IA Information

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Clay County Subdivisions

Clay County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,977
Population in Households 16,724
Population in Familes 12,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 253
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,150
Average Household Income $65,516
Per Capita Income $28,858

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,348 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,076 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 873 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $120,703
Average Home Value $145,840
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,424
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 4,619
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.22% -0.01%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families 0.06% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

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Clay County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clay County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 45 56th
Population Density # 43 57th
Diversity Index # 43 58th
Median Household Income # 43 58th
Per Capita Income # 42 59th

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