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Clay County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 468.3 square miles
Population Density 29.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 13,566
Population change -1.8%
Under 5 years of age 6%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 18.6%
Females 50.8%
White 97.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14%
Veterans 1,054
Households and Housing
Households 5,486
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.6%
Median household income $40,640
The per capita income $22,279
Live below the poverty line. 15.6%
housing units 6,332
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $75,300
Residents owning their homes. 79.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 732
Women-owned firms 41.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $114,775
Retail sales per capita $8,375
Manufacturers shipments $737,102
Merchant wholesaler sales $168,802