Clay County TN Information


Clay County Subdivisions

Clay County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,738
Population in Households 7,642
Population in Familes 6,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $35,876
Average Household Income $44,976
Per Capita Income $19,381


Total Housing Units 4,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,501 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 807 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,047 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $102,064
Average Home Value $136,295


Total Households 3,308
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,169
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.42%
Households -0.18% -0.41%
Families -0.39% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


Clay County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clay County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 90 6th
Population Density # 89 7th
Diversity Index # 80 17th
Median Household Income # 82 15th
Per Capita Income # 85 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.