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Clay County, Indiana

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

County Seat: Brazil

Largest City: Brazil (2020 population: 7,990)

Population per Square Mile: 73.42

Square Miles: 357.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)26,896590.4%6,484,050
Today (2020)26,246600.4%6,754,953
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*26,885600.4%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.4%61 4.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2019-2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-7758 1,323
Net International Migration175 8,743
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)21310.2%13,740

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2020NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,639576.2%6.1%
School Age (5 to 17)4,4086016.8%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)1,864627.1%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)6,3736024.3%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)7,0126126.7%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)4,9506118.9%16.5%
Median Age41.3  Median Age = 38.0

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2020NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone85660.3%0.4%
Asian Alone94680.4%2.7%
Black Alone196650.7%10.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone14540.1%0.1%
White25,4956097.1%84.5%
Two or More Race Groups362521.4%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic25,8046098.3%92.6%
Hispanic442711.7%7.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2019 (Includes detail not shown below)10,54359100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,2885421.7%18.5%
Married Without Children3,6515834.6%29.7%
Single Parents887588.4%9.3%
Living Alone2,5256223.9%29.0%

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 2020 (estimate)11,77860100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2019 (includes vacant units)11,77260100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
8,1776069.5%61.5%
Median Value (2019)$101,40070  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,3666120.1%27.5%
Median Rent (2019)$44684  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2020/2021 Total Reported) 4,052610.4%1,112,460
Public4,052590.4%1,033,286
Adults (25+ in 2019 ACS)18,227590.4%4,430,493
with High School diploma or higher91.4%17 88.8%
with B.A. or higher degree17%50 26.5%

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 2020$41,9417980.8%51,926
Median Household Income in 201954,3495594.3%$57,617
Poverty Rate in 201911.3%3995.0%11.9%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1815.5%40102.6%15.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202033370.5%6,657
Food Stamp Recipients in 20202,899420.4%659,095
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/20202,214550.4%507,739

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, 2019318580.4%80,859
Births to Teens, 201725510.5%5,152
Deaths, 2019277650.4%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force11,450620.3%3,319,010
Employed10,689620.3%3,082,982
Unemployed761630.3%236,028
Annual Unemployment Rate6.64093.0%7.1
October 2021 Unemployment Rate2.714108.0%2.5

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2020 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work10,521100.0%$455,441100.0%$43,289
Wage and Salary7,96475.7%$304,39566.8%$38,221
Farm Proprietors5014.8%$25,3005.6%$50,499
Nonfarm Proprietors2,05619.5%$38,0118.3%$18,488
Farm5635.4%$26,9725.9%$47,908
Nonfarm9,95894.6%$428,46994.1%$43,028
Private8,64882.2%$363,36579.8%$42,017
  Accommodation, Food Serv.6536.2%$10,4322.3%$15,975
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1081.0%$9020.2%$8,352
  Construction5245.0%$18,4064.0%$35,126
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information720.7%$3,6930.8%$51,292
  Manufacturing2,72225.9%$168,44237.0%$61,882
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade1,25411.9%$35,5127.8%$28,319
  Trans., Warehousing3323.2%$18,5844.1%$55,976
  Wholesale Trade1221.2%$8,2901.8%$67,951
  Other Private (not above)1,622*15.4%*$48,081*10.6%*$29,643*
Government1,31012.5%$65,10414.3%$49,698

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, 2020UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed9100.0%100.0%$1,956$5,872,297
Single-Family9100.0%76.2%$1,956$5,209,930
2-Family00.0%2.5%0$83,895
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.8%$0$25,965
5+ Family00.0%20.6%$0$552,508

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 2020
Percent of County
Brazil7,99030.4%
Carbon3791.4%
Center Point2190.8%
Clay City8403.2%
Harmony6392.4%
Knightsville7692.9%
Staunton5021.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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