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Clay County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 567.2 square miles
Population Density 29.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,491
Population change -1.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 19.4%
Females 50.9%
White 97.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.4%
Veterans 1,360
Households and Housing
Households 7,148
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.8%
Median household income $49,035
The per capita income $29,060
Live below the poverty line. 8.9%
housing units 8,060
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $105,400
Residents owning their homes. 74.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,262
Women-owned firms 24.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $298,664
Retail sales per capita $17,960
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $425,115