STATS Indiana

Indiana's Public Data Utility

LogoGet even more workforce data at Hoosiers by the Numbers

Logo

Choose one of the following geographies and click go to view its profile:

County:

Region:

Map

Clay County, Indiana

Named for statesman and senator Henry Clay, author of the 1850 Missouri Compromise

County Seat: Brazil

Largest City: Brazil (2016 population: 8,110)

Population per Square Mile: 73.59

Square Miles: 357.50

Go to county's in.gov site

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)26,887590.4%6,484,136
Today (2016)26,309600.4%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*27,066590.4%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.1%64 2.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-19661 -12,135
Net International Migration080 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)14610.1%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,578606.0%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)4,3966016.7%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)2,068607.9%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)6,3435924.1%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)7,3066027.8%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)4,6185917.6%14.9%
Median Age41.3  Median Age = 37.6

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone78620.3%0.4%
Asian Alone88660.3%2.2%
Black Alone160650.6%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone9580.0%0.1%
White25,6796097.6%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups295581.1%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic25,9506098.6%93.2%
Hispanic359731.4%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)10,34560100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,4035223.2%19.2%
Married Without Children3,5845834.6%30.0%
Single Parents800617.7%9.8%
Living Alone2,4596023.8%28.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2016 (estimate)11,67660100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)11,69560100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
7,7826066.5%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$95,00068  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,5635721.9%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$45074  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 4,228600.4%1,110,866
Public4,228590.4%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2015 ACS)18,235590.4%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher87.3%47 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree15.1%55 24.1%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2015$34,3007981.8%41,940
Median Household Income in 201548,9475096.9%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201512.9%4489.6%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1820.4%35100.0%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201635440.5%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20163,357430.5%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20172,220530.4%495,330

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2015346540.4%84,008
Births to Teens, 201522640.4%5,876
Deaths, 2015330500.5%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force12,423630.4%3,326,893
Employed11,837630.4%3,179,806
Unemployed586580.4%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.728106.8%4.4
June 2017 Unemployment Rate3.325106.5%3.1

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work11,112100.0%$403,578100.0%$36,319
Wage and Salary8,17273.5%$278,40969.0%$34,069
Farm Proprietors5124.6%$3,4060.8%$6,652
Nonfarm Proprietors2,42821.9%$44,38611.0%$18,281
Farm5675.1%$5,1401.3%$9,065
Nonfarm10,54594.9%$398,43898.7%$37,785
Private9,17482.6%$338,11183.8%$36,855
  Accommodation, Food Serv.6135.5%$8,8662.2%$14,463
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1091.0%$8520.2%$7,817
  Construction5795.2%$16,8564.2%$29,112
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information720.6%$2,9570.7%$41,069
  Manufacturing2,86825.8%$166,23841.2%$57,963
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade1,31511.8%$28,1037.0%$21,371
  Trans., Warehousing3783.4%$17,6754.4%$46,759
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)1,827*16.4%*$40,326*10.0%*$22,072*
Government1,37112.3%$60,32714.9%$44,002

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed6100.0%100.0%$877$3,875,847
Single-Family6100.0%75.2%$877$3,417,822
2-Family00.0%3.1%0$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$0$372,642

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Clay County

NamePopulation
in 2016
Percent of County
Brazil8,11030.8%
Carbon3891.5%
Center Point2370.9%
Clay City8353.2%
Harmony6302.4%
Knightsville7682.9%
Staunton5131.9%
city graph