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Demographics Analysis

The people of Clay County, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Clay County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 457

5 to 9 years : 379

10 to 14 years : 487

15 to 17 years : 296

18 and 19 years : 157

20 years : 144

21 years : 115

22 to 24 years : 112

25 to 29 years : 378

30 to 34 years : 381

35 to 39 years : 367

40 to 44 years : 519

45 to 49 years : 525

50 to 54 years : 492

55 to 59 years : 494

60 and 61 years : 119

62 to 64 years : 214

65 and 66 years : 110

67 to 69 years : 167

70 to 74 years : 256

75 to 79 years : 159

80 to 84 years : 191

85 years and over : 115

Female:

Under 5 years : 457

5 to 9 years : 453

10 to 14 years : 396

15 to 17 years : 278

18 and 19 years : 144

20 years : 96

21 years : 31

22 to 24 years : 250

25 to 29 years : 430

30 to 34 years : 369

35 to 39 years : 339

40 to 44 years : 500

45 to 49 years : 494

50 to 54 years : 519

55 to 59 years : 428

60 and 61 years : 194

62 to 64 years : 251

65 and 66 years : 115

67 to 69 years : 262

70 to 74 years : 252

75 to 79 years : 348

80 to 84 years : 237

85 years and over : 252


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Clay County, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,177

Multiple ancestry : 2,801

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 143

Ancestry not reported : 4,608


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Clay County, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 13,575

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 37

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 43

Not a U.S. citizen : 74


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Clay County, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 914

5 to 17 years : 2,289

18 to 24 years : 1,049

25 to 34 years : 1,558

35 to 44 years : 1,725

45 to 54 years : 2,030

55 to 59 years : 922

60 and 61 years : 313

62 to 64 years : 465

65 to 74 years : 1,162

75 years and over : 1,302

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 896

5 to 17 years : 2,055

18 to 24 years : 955

25 to 34 years : 1,285

35 to 44 years : 1,263

45 to 54 years : 1,729

55 to 59 years : 763

60 and 61 years : 262

62 to 64 years : 350

65 to 74 years : 1,014

75 years and over : 1,152

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 17 years : 234

18 to 24 years : 94

25 to 34 years : 203

35 to 44 years : 409

45 to 54 years : 284

55 to 59 years : 159

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 115

65 to 74 years : 148

75 years and over : 150

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 70

35 to 44 years : 47

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Clay County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,638

Female : 6,086

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 934

Female : 917

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 37

Foreign born:

Male : 62

Female : 55


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Clay County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 11,550

Born in other state in the United States : 1,809

Native: born outside the United States : 37

Foreign born : 26


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Clay County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,950

Now married, except separated : 5,045

Divorced : 1,239

Separated : 143

Widowed : 924

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 325

Now married, except separated : 988

Divorced : 211

Separated : 8

Widowed : 113

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 37

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 117

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Clay County, Illinois)

Speak only English : 12,495

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 158

Speak English less than "very well" : 55

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Gujarati:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 27

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Clay County, Illinois

  • United States Or American: 3,693   (31.0%)
  • German: 2,779   (23.3%)
  • Irish: 1,527   (12.8%)
  • English: 1,275   (10.7%)
  • Other Groups: 947   (7.9%)
  • Dutch: 306   (2.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 300   (2.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 280   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 229   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 143   (1.2%)
  • Polish: 142   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 58   (0.5%)
  • European: 30   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 30   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 29   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 28   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 26   (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 20   (0.2%)
  • British: 14   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 8   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Clay County, Illinois is 13,729



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Clay County, Illinois: 6,634
Female Population in Clay County, Illinois: 7,095


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Clay County, Illinois: 40.3
Median Female Resident Age in Clay County, Illinois: 43.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Clay County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

42.7

Male

41.0

Female

44.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.5

Male

31.3

Female

22.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.0

Male

32.0

Female

21.0

Asian


Both sexes

35.9

Male

40.0

Female

35.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.8

Male

24.5

Female

26.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.3

Male

20.5

Female

22.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.9

Male

23.3

Female

31.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.7

Male

41.0

Female

44.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Clay County, Illinois


  • White: 13,422
  • African American: 35
  • American Indian: 3
  • Asian: 126
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 36
  • Two or More Races: 107



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Clay County, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Clay County, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 64   (1.38%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 21   (0.45%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 31   (0.67%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 412   (8.9%)
  • 9th Grade: 110   (2.38%)
  • 10th Grade: 203   (4.38%)
  • 11th Grade: 118   (2.55%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 112   (2.42%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,909   (41.22%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 341   (7.36%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 431   (9.31%)
  • Associate Degree: 387   (8.36%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 302   (6.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 113   (2.44%)
  • Professional School Degree: 60   (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 17   (0.37%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 38   (0.72%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 33   (0.63%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 20   (0.38%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 496   (9.42%)
  • 9th Grade: 185   (3.51%)
  • 10th Grade: 245   (4.65%)
  • 11th Grade: 126   (2.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 169   (3.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,877   (35.64%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 564   (10.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 626   (11.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 422   (8.01%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 322   (6.11%)
  • Master's Degree: 115   (2.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 29   (0.55%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Clay County, Illinois

  • Flora Cusd 35


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 444 S Locust St, Flora, IL 62839, Phone: (618) 662-2412, Students: 1,539 )

  • North Clay Cusd 25


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box C, Louisville, IL 62858, Phone: (618) 665-3358, Students: 720 )

  • Clay City Cusd 10


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 542, Clay City, IL 62824, Phone: (618) 676-1431, Students: 396 )

  • Clay/jasper/richland/n Wayne Rds


    ( Location: 600 S Locust, Flora, IL 62839, Phone: (618) 662-4059, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Clay County, Illinois

  • North Clay Elem/jr High Sch


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 279, Louisville, IL 62858, Phone: (618) 665-3393, Students: 507 )

  • Floyd Henson Jr High Sch


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 609 N Stanford Rd, Flora, IL 62839, Phone: (618) 662-8394, Students: 354 )

  • Mcendree Elem School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 200 N Olive Rd, Flora, IL 62839, Phone: (618) 662-2014, Students: 286 )

  • Clay City Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 545, Clay City, IL 62824, Phone: (618) 676-1521, Students: 190 )

  • Washington School


    ( Grades: K-KG, Location: 114 E Washington St, Flora, IL 62839, Phone: (618) 662-8118, Students: 156 )

  • Lincoln School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 7215 Old Hwy 50, Flora, IL 62839, Phone: (618) 662-2226, Students: 156 )

  • Xenia Grade School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: Po Box 235, Xenia, IL 62899, Phone: (618) 678-2205, Students: 120 )

  • Clay City Jr High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 545, Clay City, IL 62824, Phone: (618) 676-1521, Students: 87 )

  • Safe School Roe 12 Clay County


    ( Location: Po Box 27, Louisville, IL 62858, Phone: (618) 665-3062, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Clay County, Illinois

  • Flora High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 S Locust St, Flora, IL 62839, Phone: (618) 662-8316, Students: 467 )

  • North Clay Community High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 220, Louisville, IL 62858, Phone: (618) 665-3102, Students: 213 )

  • Clay City High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 405, Clay City, IL 62824, Phone: (618) 676-1522, Students: 119 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Clay County, Illinois

  • Flora Public Library


    216 North Main Street, Flora, IL 62839

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Clay County, Illinois


  • Brazil Mainstreet


    203 E National Ave, Brazil, IN 47834

  • Cheaha State Park


    Route 1, Delta, AL 36258

  • Clay County 1890 Jail Museum


    116 N Graham St, Henrietta, TX 76365

  • Clay County 1890 Jail Museum-heritage Center


    , Henrietta, TX 76365

  • Clay County Archives And Historical Library Inc


    210 E Franklin, Liberty, MO 64068

  • Clay County Genealogical And Historical Society


    Po Box 394, Manchester, KY 40962
    http://www.clayfamilies.com

  • Clay County Genealogical Society


    Po Box 94, Louisville, IL 62858

  • Clay County Historic Landmarks Commission


    Po Box 670, Clay, WV 25043

  • Clay County Historical And Arts Council


    Po Box 5, Hayesville, NC 28904

  • Clay County Historical Society


    Po Box 1202, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
    http://www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.org

  • Clay County Historical Society


    2121 7th St, Clay Center, KS 67432

  • Clay County Historical Society & Museum


    Po Box 191, Clay Center, NE 68933

  • Clay County Historical Society Inc


    100 E National Ave, Brazil, IN 47834

  • Clay County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 483, Henrietta, TX 76365

  • Clay County Historical Society Incorporated


    Po Box 998, Ashland, AL 36251

  • Clay County Museum


    2121 Seventh Street, Clay Center, KS 67432

  • Clay County Museum Assoc


    14 N Main St, Liberty, MO 64068
    http://www.claycountymuseum.org

  • Clay County Museum Inc


    Po Box 684, Celina, TN 38551

  • Clay County Veterans Memorial


    17 West Kansas Suite 2, Liberty, MO 64068

  • Clay County Veterans Memorial Fund


    2312 Blue Knob Rd, Maysel, WV 25133

  • Comstock House


    506 8th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560
    http://www.mnhs.org/places/sites/ch

  • County Of Clay Historic Sites Jesse James Bank Museum Historic S


    103 N Water St, Liberty, MO 64068
    https://www.claycountymo.gov/historic_sites/jesse_james_bank_museum

  • Excelsior Springs Historical Museum


    101 E Broadway St, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
    http://www.exsmo.com/museum

  • Frank James Bank Museum Inc


    500 Cemetary Hill Rd, Liberty, MO 64068

  • Friends Of The Museum Wh Over Museum


    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069
    http://www.usd.edu

  • Friends Of The Old Spencer High School Auditorium Inc


    Po Box 175, Spencer, IA 51301

  • Hemingway Museum And Conference Center


    1021 W Cherry St, Piggott, AR 72454
    http://www.hemingway.astate.edu

  • Hemingway-pfeiffer Museum And Educational Center


    1021 W. Cherry Street, Piggott, AR 72454

  • Historial Society Of Orange Park Inc


    Po Box 08, Orange Park, FL 32073

  • Historic Downtown Liberty Inc


    111 N Water St, Liberty, MO 64068

  • Historic Liberty Inc


    5 East Kansas - Suite 200, Liberty, MO 64068
    http://www.historicliberty.org

  • Historic Sailor Springs Foundation


    301 E Illinois St, Sailor Springs, IL 62879
    http://www.sailorsprings.com

  • Historical And Cultural Society Of Clay County


    202 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560
    http://www.hjemkomst-center.com

  • Historical Society Inc Clay County


    15 Austin St, Vermillion, SD 57069

  • Historical Society Of Penney Farms Inc


    Po Box 1041, Penney Farms, FL 32079

  • Jesse James Farm And Museum


    21216 Jesse James Farm Road, Kearney, MO 64060

  • Kansas Landscape Arboretum Inc


    Po Box 292, Wakefield, KS 67487

  • Lunsford Heating And Cooling


    3424 E County Road 600 N, Brazil, IN 47834

  • Martha Lafite Thopsn Nature


    407 N La Frenz Rd, Liberty, MO 64068
    http://www.naturesanctuary.com

  • Military Museum Inc


    One Bunker Ave, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

  • Missouri Baptist Historical Society


    William Jewell College, Liberty, MO 64068

  • Museum And Study Center Matilda And Karl Pfeiffer


    1071 Heritage Park Rd, Piggott, AR 72454
    http://pfeifferfoundation.com

  • North Florida Railway Museum Inc


    Po Box 992, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
    http://www.nfrm.org

  • Northeast Fl Live Steamers & Railroaders Inc


    Po Box 613, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

  • Parker Historical Museum Of Clay County


    300 E. Third St, Spencer, IA 51301

  • Parker Historical Society Of Clay County Iowa


    300 E 3rd St, Spencer, IA 51301
    http://parkermuseum.org

  • Peterson Heritage Inc


    Po Box 44, Peterson, IA 51047
    http://www.petersonhistory.org

  • Poland Chapel Historical Society Inc


    5251 N Candlestick Corner Rd, Centerpoint, IN 47840

  • Randolph County Historical Society


    10840 Cragford Road, Cragford, AL 36255

  • Rourke Art Gallery Museum


    521 Main Ave, Moorhead, MN 56560
    https://www.facebook.com/rourkearts

  • Royal Historical Society Inc


    302 Main St, Spencer, IA 51301

  • Save A Connie: Airline History Museum


    201 Nw Lou Holland Drive, Kansas City, MO 64116
    http://www.ahmhangar.com/

  • Save-a-connie Inc


    201 Nw Lou Holland Dr, Kansas City, MO 64116

  • Shoal Creek Lving Hstory Museum


    7000 Ne Barry Rd, Kansas City, MO 64156

  • Suttton Historical Society Incorporated


    Po Box 92, Sutton, NE 68979

  • Twa Museum Inc


    10 Nw Richards Rd Ste 110, Kansas City, MO 64116

  • University Of South Dakota


    414 E Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069

  • Veterans Memorial Of Spencer Iowa I Inc


    Po Box 203, Spencer, IA 51301

  • Viking Sword Historical Society


    Po Box 403, Ulen, MN 56585
    http://www.vikingswordmuseum.com

  • W H Over Museum


    1110 Ratingen Strasse, Vermillion, SD 57069
    http://www.whovermuseum.org


* There are 3 more museums in Clay County, Illinois not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Clay County, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Clay County, Illinois.

Area Features of Clay County, Illinois


Airport


(1) Clay County Hospital Heliport   (2) Flora Municipal Airport   (3) Smith Landing Field Historical  

Building


(1) Clay City Fire Protection District   (2) Clay County Courthouse   (3) Flora City Hall   (4) Flora Public Library   (5) Flora Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Hoosier Town Hall   (7) Louisville City Hall   (8) Noble - Wakefield Fire Protection District Wakefield Station   (9) North Clay Fire Protection District   (10) Stanford Townhall   (11) Xenia Volunteer Fire Protection District  

Cemetery


(1) Abbott Cemetery   (2) Barnes Cemetery   (3) Brooks Cemetery   (4) Brown Cemetery   (5) Burge Cemetery   (6) Burke Cemetery   (7) Camp Ground Cemetery   (8) Christian Home Cemetery   (9) Clay City Cemetery   (10) Conly Cemetery   (11) Devore Cemetery   (12) Dillman Cemetery   (13) Ditter Cemetery   (14) Edwards Family Cemetery   (15) Elmwood Cemetery   (16) Fulks Cemetery   (17) Garden Of Memories Cemetery   (18) German Cemetery   (19) Golden Cemetery   (20) Hankins Cemetery   (21) Headyville Cemetery   (22) Hoosier Prairie Cemetery   (23) Independent Order Of Oddfellows Cemetery   (24) Ingraham Cemetery   (25) Jenkins Cemetery   (26) Kinnamon Cemetery   (27) Kneff Cemetery   (28) Lancaster Cemetery   (29) Leonard Cemetery   (30) Levitte Cemetery   (31) Lewis Cemetery   (32) Logan Family Cemetery   (33) Mccawley Cemetery   (34) Mckinney Cemetery   (35) Mcknight Cemetery   (36) Meisenheimer Cemetery   (37) Mount Zion United Brethren Cemetery   (38) Newton Chapel Cemetery   (39) Number Four Cemetery   (40) Oak Mound Cemetery   (41) Old Louisville Cemetery   (42) Old Union Cemetery   (43) Orchard Hill Cemetery   (44) Oskaloosa Cemetery   (45) Parker Cemetery   (46) Pleasant Valley Cemetery   (47) Red Brush Cemetery   (48) Reed Cemetery   (49) Riffle Cemetery   (50) Rusk Cemetery   (51) Saint John Cemetery   (52) Saint Johns Cemetery   (53) Saint Stephens Cemetery   (54) Salem Cemetery   (55) Shadden Cemetery   (56) Shouse Chapel Cemetery   (57) Smith Cemetery   (58) Songer Cemetery   (59) South Muddy Cemetery   (60) Speaks Cemetery   (61) Stipp Cemetery   (62) Toliver Cemetery   (63) Tolliver Cemetery   (64) Travis Cemetery   (65) Wachtel Cemetery   (66) Wakefield Cemetery   (67) Weidner Cemetery   (68) Wells Cemetery   (69) Wendelin-holy Cross Cemetery   (70) Wesley Cemetery   (71) White Cemetery   (72) Woods Cemetery   (73) Wright Cemetery   (74) Zif Cemetery  

Church


(1) Assembly Of God Church   (2) Bethel Church   (3) Bethlehem Church   (4) Beulah Church   (5) Christian Home Church Historical   (6) Church Of Christ   (7) Church Of God   (8) Clay City Christian Church   (9) Clay City Church Of God   (10) Clay City First Baptist Church   (11) Clay City United Methodist Church   (12) Coles Chapel Historical   (13) Conley Chapel Historical   (14) Conners Chapel   (15) Faith Church   (16) Faith Lutheran Church   (17) First Baptist Church   (18) First Christian Church   (19) First Evangelical Methodist Church   (20) First Pentecostal Church   (21) First Southern Baptist Church   (22) First United Methodist Church   (23) First United Presbyterian Church   (24) Golden Church   (25) Harmony Church   (26) Headyville Church   (27) Hoosier Prairie Baptist Church   (28) Kingdom Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (29) Lathrop Chapel Historical   (30) Little Prairie Church   (31) Mccabe Chapel   (32) Mount Zion Church   (33) Newton Chapel Historical   (34) North Harter Church   (35) Oak Mound Church Historical   (36) Oak Street Southern Baptist Church   (37) Old Union Church   (38) Onstott Church   (39) Patterson Church   (40) Pleasant Hill Church   (41) Red Brush Church   (42) Reorganized Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (43) Saint Stephens Roman Catholic Church   (44) Sharon Church Historical   (45) Shouse Chapel   (46) South Freedom Church   (47) South Muddy Church   (48) Trinity United Methodist Church   (49) Wabash Church   (50) Wilcox Church Historical   (51) Zion Church Historical  

Civil


(1) City Of Flora   (2) Clay County   (3) Township Of Bible Grove   (4) Township Of Blair   (5) Township Of Clay City   (6) Township Of Harter   (7) Township Of Hoosier   (8) Township Of Louisville   (9) Township Of Oskaloosa   (10) Township Of Pixley   (11) Township Of Songer   (12) Township Of South Muddy   (13) Township Of Stanford   (14) Township Of Xenia   (15) Village Of Clay City   (16) Village Of Louisville   (17) Village Of Sailor Springs   (18) Village Of Xenia  

Dam


(1) Charley Brown Park Lake Dam   (2) Gaskin Lake Dam   (3) Greendale Lake Dam   (4) Newton Power Station Lake Dam   (5) Nix Lake Dam   (6) Trago Lake Dam  

Flat


(1) Little Prairie  

Hospital


(1) Clay County Hospital  

Locale


(1) Fehrenbacher Farms   (2) Kuhl Brothers Farm   (3) Maple Hill Farm   (4) Wakefield Mill Elevator  

Oilfield


(1) Kenner Oil Field   (2) Kenner West Oil Field   (3) North Kenner Oil Field   (4) Oskaloosa Oil Field   (5) Sailor Springs Oil Field   (6) South Kenner Oil Field   (7) West Seminary Oil Field   (8) Xenia Oil Field  

Park


(1) Charley Brown Park   (2) Martin T Snyder Memorial Nature Preserve   (3) Newton Lake State Fish And Wildlife Area  

Populated Place


(1) Bethel Historical   (2) Bible Grove   (3) Camp Travis   (4) Clay City   (5) Flora   (6) Hoosier   (7) Hord   (8) Ingraham   (9) Kenner   (10) Louisville   (11) Maysville   (12) Oskaloosa   (13) Passport   (14) Riffle   (15) Sailor Springs   (16) Schnell   (17) Wakefield   (18) Wendelin   (19) Xenia  

Post Office


(1) Flora Post Office   (2) Ingraham Post Office   (3) Louisville Post Office   (4) Sailor Springs Post Office   (5) Zif Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Charley Brown Park Lake   (2) Gaskin Lake   (3) Greendale Lake   (4) Newton Lake   (5) Newton Power Station Lake   (6) Nix Lake   (7) Salt Pond   (8) Trago Lake  

School


(1) Baity School Historical   (2) Banker School Historical   (3) Bayler School Historical   (4) Black School Historical   (5) Blair School Historical   (6) Bothwell School Historical   (7) Brown School Historical   (8) Burcham School Historical   (9) Calvin School Historical   (10) Center School Historical   (11) Clay City Elementary School   (12) Clay City High School   (13) Dayton School Historical   (14) Fairview School Historical   (15) Fender School Historical   (16) Flat Branch School Historical   (17) Flora High School   (18) Florena School Historical   (19) Floyd Henson Junior High School   (20) Forest Hill School Historical   (21) Forest School Historical   (22) Galloway School Historical   (23) Golden School Historical   (24) Halterman School Historical   (25) Independence School Historical   (26) Jenkins School Historical   (27) Lincoln School   (28) Little Grove School Historical   (29) Locust Grove School Historical   (30) Lone Star School Historical   (31) Long Prairie School Historical   (32) Maple Grove School Historical   (33) Mccawley School Historical   (34) Mcendree Elementary School   (35) Mckinney School Historical   (36) Nadler School Historical   (37) North Clay Community High School   (38) North Clay Elementary-junior High School   (39) Oak Mound School Historical   (40) Oskaloosa School Historical   (41) Paine School Historical   (42) Petwyler School Historical   (43) Pleasant View School Historical   (44) Rusk School Historical   (45) Russell School Historical   (46) Saint Johns School Historical   (47) Seminary School   (48) Shadden School Historical   (49) Shiloh School Historical   (50) Snyder School Historical   (51) Thomas School Historical   (52) Van Matre School Historical   (53) Wakefield School Historical   (54) Walnut Grove School Historical   (55) Washington School   (56) Webster School Historical   (57) Wells School Historical   (58) West Seminary School Historical   (59) Wheeler School Historical   (60) White Pine School Historical   (61) Woodside School Historical   (62) Xenia Grade School  

Stream


(1) Big Muddy Creek   (2) Bobbies Branch   (3) Buck Creek   (4) Cottonwood Creek   (5) Crooked Creek   (6) Dismal Creek   (7) East Fork Wetweather Creek   (8) Flat Branch   (9) Georgetown Creek   (10) Greenwood Branch   (11) Grove Creek   (12) Hurricane Creek   (13) Indian Creek   (14) Laws Creek   (15) Limestone Creek   (16) Little Muddy Creek   (17) Little Panther Creek   (18) Lost Fork   (19) Lucas Creek   (20) Panther Creek   (21) Pickle Creek   (22) Sandy Creek   (23) Spring Branch   (24) Sutton Creek   (25) Sycamore Creek   (26) Weather Creek   (27) West Fork Wetweather Creek   (28) Wet Weather Creek   (29) Wolf Creek  

Summit


(1) Indian Point   (2) Turkey Point  

Swamp


(1) Flag Pond  

Tower


(1) Wnoi-fm Flora  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Clay County, Illinois

62839 (pop. 6,834) 62858 (pop. 3,235) 62824 (pop. 1,920)
62899 (pop. 1,385) 62434 (pop. 540) 62879 (pop. 120)


Counties Nearby Clay County, Illinois

Richland County, IL  (pop. 15,621) 20.3 Miles
Wayne County, IL  (pop. 16,505) 22.3 Miles
Effingham County, IL  (pop. 34,298) 23.9 Miles
Jasper County, IL  (pop. 9,645) 25.9 Miles
Marion County, IL  (pop. 38,820) 29.4 Miles
Edwards County, IL  (pop. 6,526) 32.7 Miles
Fayette County, IL  (pop. 22,078) 33.4 Miles
Jefferson County, IL  (pop. 38,693) 38.0 Miles
Cumberland County, IL  (pop. 10,802) 38.6 Miles
Lawrence County, IL  (pop. 16,550) 40.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Clay County, Illinois

618



Elevation in Clay County, Illinois is 466.0 ft. (142.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Clay County, Illinois

Lat: 38.737029 N        Long: -88.470910 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Clay County, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Clay County, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 366   (6.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 192   (3.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 218   (3.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 550   (8.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 923   (15.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 795   (12.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 976   (15.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 478   (7.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 203   (3.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 262   (4.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 54   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 48   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 574   (9.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 510   (8.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Clay County, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,818

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 560

In 3-person carpool : 13

In 4-person carpool : 24

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 10

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 26

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 12

Bicycle : 13

Walked : 259

Other means : 80

Worked at home : 205


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Clay County, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,142

5 to 9 minutes : 1,074

10 to 14 minutes : 1,077

15 to 19 minutes : 546

20 to 24 minutes : 514

25 to 29 minutes : 280

30 to 34 minutes : 423

35 to 39 minutes : 64

40 to 44 minutes : 82

45 to 59 minutes : 363

60 to 89 minutes : 133

90 or more minutes : 117


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Clay County, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 1,915

No Social Security income : 3,959


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Clay County, Illinois)

With retirement income : 921

No retirement income : 4,953


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Clay County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 312

$10,000 to $14,999 : 79

$15,000 to $19,999 : 153

$20,000 to $24,999 : 175

$25,000 to $29,999 : 306

$30,000 to $34,999 : 262

$35,000 to $39,999 : 235

$40,000 to $44,999 : 232

$45,000 to $49,999 : 260

$50,000 to $59,999 : 540

$60,000 to $74,999 : 397

$75,000 to $99,999 : 409

$100,000 to $124,999 : 174

$125,000 to $149,999 : 145

$150,000 to $199,999 : 64

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Clay County, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,787


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Clay County, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 773  (22.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 256  (7.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 461  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 56  (1.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 683  (19.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 753  (24.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 762  (24.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 961  (31.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 21  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Clay County, Illinois

Employed: 6,613
Unemployed: 357



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Clay County, Illinois

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Clay County, Illinois

Ground Water

 
Fresh 1.02 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.02 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 886 Farms In Clay County, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Clay County, Illinois

The Clay City Banking Co. - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $363.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

First Community Bank, Xenia-flora - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $82.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

Flora Bank & Trust - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $136.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

U.s. Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $384.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Clay County State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $78.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Flora Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $28.9k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 1

First National Bank In Olney - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $308.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Clay County, Illinois

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 5.1 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 27.3 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 35.5 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 37.0 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Lawrenceville-Vincennes International


    (about 46.9 miles in Lawrenceville, Illinois; Airport Code: LWV)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 52.3 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 59.2 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Evansville Dress Regional


    (about 70.2 miles in Evansville, Indiana; Airport Code: EVV)

  • Evansville Regional


    (about 70.2 miles in Evansville, Indiana; Airport Code: EVV)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 74.2 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 74.8 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 75.7 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Henderson City - County


    (about 77.0 miles in Corydon, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY4)

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 78.3 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 78.7 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)

  • Terre Haute International-Hulman Field


    (about 79.5 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)

  • Hulman Field


    (about 79.7 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)

  • St. Louis Regional


    (about 85.6 miles in East Alton, Illinois; Airport Code: ALN)

  • Sturgis Municipal


    (about 87.0 miles in Sullivan, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY2)

  • University of Illinois/Willard


    (about 90.6 miles in Savoy, Illinois; Airport Code: CMI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Clay County, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.64%

Carpooled

10.73%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.02%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.09%

Walked

2.21%

Other Means

0.50%

Worked At Home

3.82%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Clay County, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Clay County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,003

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 172

Female householder, no husband present : 586

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,917

Householder not living alone : 196


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Clay County, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 77

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 185

All other households : 5,597


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Clay County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,643

Renter-occupied housing units : 360

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 166

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 336

Renter-occupied housing units : 250

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,346

Renter-occupied housing units : 767


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Clay County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 734

$10,000 to $14,999 : 416

$15,000 to $19,999 : 376

$20,000 to $24,999 : 430

$25,000 to $29,999 : 478

$30,000 to $34,999 : 408

$35,000 to $39,999 : 271

$40,000 to $44,999 : 301

$45,000 to $49,999 : 300

$50,000 to $59,999 : 637

$60,000 to $74,999 : 490

$75,000 to $99,999 : 557

$100,000 to $124,999 : 206

$125,000 to $149,999 : 176

$150,000 to $199,999 : 76

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Clay County, Illinois)

Total : 6,599


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Clay County, Illinois)

Occupied : 5,874

Vacant : 725


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Clay County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Clay County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 162

Built 2000 to 2004 : 269

Built 1990 to 1999 : 819

Built 1980 to 1989 : 684

Built 1970 to 1979 : 967

Built 1960 to 1969 : 589

Built 1950 to 1959 : 866

Built 1940 to 1949 : 662

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,581


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Clay County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 3,042

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,670

Electricity : 861

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 24

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 259

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 15


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Clay County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 162

$10,000 to $14,999 : 122

$15,000 to $19,999 : 102

$20,000 to $24,999 : 134

$25,000 to $29,999 : 250

$30,000 to $34,999 : 256

$35,000 to $39,999 : 181

$40,000 to $49,999 : 414

$50,000 to $59,999 : 260

$60,000 to $69,999 : 372

$70,000 to $79,999 : 429

$80,000 to $89,999 : 325

$90,000 to $99,999 : 168

$100,000 to $124,999 : 418

$125,000 to $149,999 : 366

$150,000 to $174,999 : 123

$175,000 to $199,999 : 65

$200,000 to $249,999 : 159

$250,000 to $299,999 : 41

$300,000 to $399,999 : 21

$400,000 to $499,999 : 22

$500,000 to $749,999 : 70

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 31


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Clay County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 62

Home equity loan only : 192

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 39

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,831

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,367


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Clay County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $135,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $107,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $50,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $66,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $102,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $66,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $53,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $53,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $70,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Clay County, Illinois: 66.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Clay County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,489,850
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,489,850
2000        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,115,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,115,600
2001        
  Single Family 9 9 $763,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $763,700
2002        
  Single Family 6 6 $357,176
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $357,176
2003        
  Single Family 12 12 $952,496
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $952,496
2004        
  Single Family 10 10 $801,110
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $801,110
2005        
  Single Family 9 9 $823,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $823,600
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $60,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $60,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Clay County, IL): $30,599
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Clay County): $50,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Clay County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 50.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 34.5%
Electricity: 9.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Clay County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 1.97%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 51.8%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 46.23%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Clay County): $348
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Clay County): $525


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Clay County, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Clay County, Illinois

Clay Home Health Services


     Address: 601 East Twelfth Street, Flora, Illinois 62839
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 12/18/1967

Richland Mem. Hosp. Hm. Hlth.


     Address: 218 E Main St, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/1/1980

Advantage Home Health, Inc.


     Address: 801 South West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/9/1994

Fairfield Memorial Hospital


     Address: 303 North West 11th Street, Fairfield, Illinois 62837
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/2/1995

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 606 Kentucky Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/17/1997

Hospitals Close To Clay County, Illinois

Clay County Hospital


     Address: 911 Stacy Burk Drive, Flora, Illinois 62839
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Richland Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 East Locust, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Fairfield Memorial Hospital


     Address: 303 N W 11th Street, Fairfield, Illinois 62837
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 503 N Maple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 400 North Pleasant Avenue, Centralia, Illinois 62801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Clay County, Illinois

Flora Gardens Care Center


     Address: 701 Shadwell Avenue, Flora, Illinois 62839
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 53%

Flora Rehab & Health Care Ctr


     Address: 232 Given Street, Flora, Illinois 62839
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Burgin Manor Of Olney, Inc.


     Address: 900 928 East Scott, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 148
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Richland Care & Rehab


     Address: 410 East Mack, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Richland Memorial Hsp Sk N Fac


     Address: 800 East Locust, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 5
     Percent Occupied: 36%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Clay County, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 101 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Clay County, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 2,485
    Disabled Workers: 555
    Widowers Workers: 470
    Spouses Workers: 285
    Children Workers: 295


(updated 2007)



Clay County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 32.06%
  • Bush & Cheney 67.38%
  • Other 0.56%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Clay County, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Clay County, IL

5.10 % of Clay County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,011

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Clay County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Wayne County , IL 0.71 % ($23,000 AGI )
  • Richland County , IL 0.56 % ($29,233 AGI )
  • Effingham County , IL 0.45 % ($31,083 AGI )
  • Marion County , IL 0.43 % ($18,130 AGI )
  • Fayette County , IL 0.22 % ($32,083 AGI )

Relocation away from Clay County, IL

6.14 % of Clay County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,575

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Clay County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Effingham County , IL 0.81 % ($20,636 AGI )
  • Richland County , IL 0.55 % ($26,100 AGI )
  • Wayne County , IL 0.54 % ($20,828 AGI )
  • Coles County , IL 0.39 % ($22,619 AGI )
  • Edgar County , IL 0.37 % ($117,500 AGI )
  • Marion County , IL 0.30 % ($31,500 AGI )
  • Fayette County , IL 0.18 % ($33,700 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Clay County, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Clay County, Illinois


On 06/14/1998, a tornado touched down 3.38 miles from the center of Clay County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 03/06/1961, a tornado touched down 4.66 miles from the center of Clay County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 06/08/1974, a tornado touched down 4.66 miles from the center of Clay County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/30/2004, a tornado touched down 4.66 miles from the center of Clay County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/15/1998, a tornado touched down 5.04 miles from the center of Clay County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Clay County, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/18/1995, 02:19 pm 0 0 $10K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/31/1995, 02:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/18/1995, 01:30 pm 0 0 $100K --
04/26/1994, 10:40 pm 0 0 $500K --
04/15/1994, 06:05 am 0 0 $5K --
04/15/1994, 05:57 am 0 0 $1K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Clay County, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



Jails in Clay County, Illinois


  • Clay County Jail


    300 Broadway, Louisville, IL 62858
    Capacity: 18
    Confined: 14
    Avg. Population: 12
    Year Built: 1975

  • Clay County Jail


    300 Broadway, Louisville, IL 62858
    Capacity: 18
    Confined: 14
    Avg. Population: 12
    Year Built: 1975


(updated 2006)



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