Clay, WV Population

Population: 593. Estimated population in July 2020: 580 (-2.2% change)
Males: 270 (45.5%), Females: 323 (54.5%)

Clay County

Zip code: 25043

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $14,712
Median house value: $59,600

Races in Clay:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (15.9%), English (13.5%), German (7.3%), Irish (7.3%), Dutch (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Elevation: 708 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clay

  • High school or higher: 69.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 21.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clay town

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Clay:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clay:

  • YEAGER (about 36 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 47 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 64 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clay:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clay:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 36 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 64 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 70 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 83 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 92 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 96 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)

Schools

Public high school in Clay:

  • CLAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 1 PANTHER DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clay:

  • CLAY COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 236 CHURCH ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CLAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Clay:

  • CLAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: BOX 849; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Clay:

  • CLAY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,713; Location: 299 MAIN STREET; 18,891 books; 1,596 audio materials; 382 video materials; 36 serial subscriptions)