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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 251,413 250,512 249,720 249,129 248,506  
  Clay County 21,565 21,259 21,162 21,047 20,766  
 Manchester1,4341,4171,4101,4031,391 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Clay County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 3,871 18.6 49,929 20.1  
  16-24 2,154 10.4 27,249 11.0  
  25-44 6,033 29.1 62,087 25.0  
  45-64 5,670 27.3 68,249 27.5  
  65-84 2,773 13.4 37,181 15.0  
  85 and older 265 1.3 3,811 1.5  
  Median Age 39.3   40.1    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Clay County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 19,608 94.4 240,505 96.8  
  Black or African American 864 4.2 3,274 1.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 41 0.2 699 0.3  
  Asian 34 0.2 964 0.4  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 11 0.1 93 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 208 1.0 2,971 1.2  
  Hispanic Origin 407 2.0 3,024 1.2  
  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  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Clay County $22,996 $26,608 15.7 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $21,834- $31,893 $25,214- $35,148    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Clay County 7,707 2.53 $21,549  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.