Clay, KY Population

Population: 1,179. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,180 (+0.1% change)
Males: 581 (49.3%), Females: 598 (50.7%)

Webster County

Zip code: 42404

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $31,625
Median house value: $46,900

Races in Clay:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)

Ancestries: United States (36.6%), Irish (10.4%), English (6.5%), German (4.6%), French (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 379 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Map of Clay, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clay

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clay city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-5.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Clay:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clay:

  • EVANSVILLE REGIONAL (about 44 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Abbreviation: EVV)
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 49 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; Abbreviation: OWB)
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 61 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: HOP)

Other public-use airports nearest to Clay:

  • PROVIDENCE-WEBSTER CO (about 8 miles; PROVIDENCE, KY; Abbreviation: 8M9)
  • STURGIS MUNI (about 10 miles; STURGIS, KY; Abbreviation: I05)
  • MARION-CRITTENDEN COUNTY (about 22 miles; MARION, KY; Abbreviation: 5M9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clay:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 36 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 39 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,986)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • VINCENNES UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; VINCENNES, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,201)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 90 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)

Public primary/middle school in Clay:

  • CLAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 210 COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – 08)