Clay City, Clay County, Illinois

Clay City: Township in Clay County, Illinois

About

Clay City is a township located in the county of Clay in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 959 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 898 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Clay City

Population : 898 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Clay County
Postal code : 62824
Area : 40.84 km2
Altitude : 430 feet / 131 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:14:49 (10th August 2022)
Density : 22 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.79% (2010-2020)
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Location of Clay City on Illinois map.
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Geography

Clay City is located at 38°41'19"N 88°21'15"W (38.6886600, -88.3542100).

Clay City map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay City decreased by 6.79% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 959 - census
2011 956 -0.31% estimation process
2012 956 0% estimation process
2013 943 -1.38% estimation process
2014 935 -0.86% estimation process
2015 928 -0.75% estimation process
2016 921 -0.76% estimation process
2017 914 -0.77% estimation process
2018 914 0% estimation process
2019 908 -0.66% estimation process
2020 898 -1.11% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,259
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,039
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,516
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,926
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.5%
People over 65 (%) : 19.0%
Female persons, % : 52.9%
White only, percent : 81.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.9%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 21.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 791
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.2%

Clay City zip code is 62824. County name: Clay, County fips: 17025

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $283,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,612
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $470
2015-2019 median gross rent : $912
2015-2019 Households : 4,769
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,922
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 68,836
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 162,406
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,721
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,193
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,669
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 824
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 429
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 199
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 135
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 564
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 671
2010 population per square mile : 2,461.4
2010 land area in square miles : 4.85
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $308,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,775
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $514
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,301
2015-2019 Households : 12,503
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.05
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 72,111
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 175,878
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 222,217
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 683,357
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,730
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $75,355
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,578
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,838
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,550
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 998
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 951
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,717
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 401
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,239
2010 population per square mile : 1,669.0
2010 land area in square miles : 19.98

Schools in Clay City

College & universities near Clay City, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145707 Olney Central College Olney (IL) 62450

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Clay City, IL

Code Name Address Type
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS

Post offices near Clay City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Clay City Post Office Clay City (IL) 62824

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Clay County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clay County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Flora 4,831 City in Illinois
Louisville 1,087 Village in Illinois
Xenia 371 Village in Clay County, Illinois
Bible Grove 320 Township in Clay County, Illinois
Hoosier 313 Township in Clay County, Illinois
Oskaloosa 308 Township in Clay County, Illinois
Iola 134 Village in Illinois, USA
Sailor Springs 91 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America