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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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