Clay County Information

Clay in Illinois occupies 470 square miles and has a 2006 population of 14,028, a change from a 2000 population of 14,560 and 14,460 in 1990. 12.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.1% percent is 25-35, and 13% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were acts of violent crime reported in Clay in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 357 people: 5.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6%.

Read more about Clay, Illinois in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyClay 
StateIllinois 
Land Area470 sq. milesRanked 2,281 of 3,140
Population 200614,028Ranked 2,168 of 3,140
Population 200514,116 
Population 200014,560Ranked 2,116 of 3,140
Population 199014,460Ranked 2,019 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion98.6% 
African American.2% 
Asian American.7% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.2% 
Population 5 to 1412.7% 
Population 15 to 2412.2% 
Population 25 to 3412.1% 
Population 35 to 4413% 
Population 45 to 5414.2% 
Population 55 to 6411% 
Population 65 to 748.2% 
Population 75 and up10.5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes  
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes  
Burglaries  
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population6,9707,168
Unemployed Population357432
Unemployment Rate5.1%6%

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