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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 250,512 249,720 249,129 248,506 246,326  
  Clay County 21,259 21,162 21,047 20,766 20,366  
 Manchester1,4171,4101,4031,3911,355 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Clay County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 3,809 18.7 49,742 20.2  
  16-24 2,063 10.1 26,699 10.8  
  25-44 5,876 28.9 61,394 24.9  
  45-64 5,606 27.5 67,582 27.4  
  65-84 2,750 13.5 37,061 15.0  
  85 and older 262 1.3 3,848 1.6  
  Median Age 39.4   40.2    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Clay County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 19,255 94.5 238,299 96.7  
  Black or African American 797 3.9 3,231 1.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 44 0.2 701 0.3  
  Asian 33 0.2 964 0.4  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 7 0.0 78 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 230 1.1 3,053 1.2  
  Hispanic Origin 414 2.0 3,199 1.3  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Clay County 20,177 19,168 18,038 16,862  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Clay County $24,205 $26,832 10.9 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $20,923- $31,458 $25,395- $34,532    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Clay County 7,679 2.53 $22,174  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.