Clay Alabama Statistics
(All information is from the U.S. Census of 2000)

 Geography
Clay is located at 33°42'0" North, 86°37'23" West (33.700037, -86.623032)1. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 26.8 km˛ (10.3 mi˛). 26.7 km˛ (10.3 mi˛) of it is land and 0.1 km˛ (0.04 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.29% water. (Click here for a map of Clay)
 
 Demographics
Subject Number Percent
Total Population: 4,947 100.0 %
Sex & Age    
Male 2,449 49.5 %
Female 2,498 50.5 %
     
Under 5 years 317 6.4 %
5 to 9 years 395 8.0 %
10 to 14 years 491 9.9 %
15 to 19 years 449 9.1 %
20 to 24 years 233 4.7 %
25 to 34 years 614 12.4 %
35 to 44 years 1,046 21.1 %
45 to 54 years 781 15.8 %
55 to 59 years 190 3.8 %
60 to 64 years 138 2.8 %
65 to 74 years 176 3.6 %
75 to 84 years 93 1.9 %
85 years and over 24 0.5 %
     
Median age(years) 34.6 N/A
     
18 years and over 3,430 69.3 %
Male 1,670 33.8 %
Female 1,760 35.6 %
21 years and over 3,230 65.3 %
62 years and over 365 7.4 %
65 years and over 293 5.9 %
Male 113 2.3 %
Female 180 3.6 %
     
Race    
One race 4,922 100.0 %
White 4,846 98.5 %
Black or African American 35 0.7 %
American Indian and Alaska Native 15 0.3 %
Asian 20 0.4 %
Asian indian 0 0.0 %
Chinese 0 0.0 %
Filipino 6 0.1 %
Japanese 3 0.1 %
Korean 1 0.0 %
Vietnamese 9 0.2 %
Other Asian 1 0.0 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 %
Native Hawaiian 0 0.0 %
Guamanian or Chamorro 0 0.0 %
Samoan 0 0.0 %
Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 %
Some other race 6 0.1 %
Two or more races 25 0.5 %
     
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races:    
White 4,871 99.0 %
Black or African American 39 0.8 %
American Indian and Alaska Native 33 0.7 %
Asian 21 0.4 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Islander 1 0.0 %
Some other race 8 0.2 %
     
Hispanic or Latino and race    
Total Population 4,947 100.0 %
Hispanic or Latino(of any race) 20 0.4 %
Mexican 2 0.0 %
Puerto Rican 4 0.1 %
Cuban 0 0.0 %
Other Hispanic or Latino 14 0.3 %
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,927 99.6 %
White alone 4,832 97.7 %
     
Relationship    
Total Population 4,947 100.0 %
In households 4,947 100.0 %
Householder 1,636 33.1 %
Spouse 1,250 25.3 %
Child 1,803 36.4 %
Own child under 18 years 1,440 29.1 %
Other relatives 162 3.3 %
Under 18 years 55 1.1 %
Nonrelatives 96 1.9 %
Unmarried partner 33 0.7 %
In group quarters 0 0.0 %
Instituntionalized population 0 0.0 %
Noninstitutionalized population 0 0.0 %
     
Households by Type    
Total Households 1,636 100.0 %
Family households (families) 1,422 86.9 %
With own children under 18 years 807 49.3 %
Married-couple family 1,250 76.4 %
With own children under 18 years 713 43.6 %
Female householder, no husband present 135 8.3 %
With own children under 18 years 75 4.6 %
NonFamily households 214 13.1 %
Householder living alone 184 11.2 %
Householder 65 years and over 63 3.9 %
     
Households with individuals under 18 years 851 52.0 %
Households with individuals 65 years and over 213 13.0 %
     
Average Household size 3.02 N/A
Average family size 3.26 N/A
     
Housing Occupancy    
Total housing units 1,683 100.0 %
Occupied housing units 1,636 97.2 %
Vacant housing units 47 2.8 %
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 4 0.2 %
     
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 0.6 N/A
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 3.8 N/A
     
Housing Tenure    
Occupied housing units 1,636 100.0 %
Owner-occupied housing units. 1,535 93.8 %
Renter-occupied housing units. 101 6.2 %
     
Average household size of owner-occupied units 3.02 N/A
Average household size of renter-occupied units 3.12 N/A
 Cost of Living
  Clay, AL 35126 National Average
 Cost of Living Index 98.5 102.76
 Average Yearly Utility Cost 3426 3250.42
 Average Household Total Consumer Expenditures $45,552 per year $41,554 per year
 Average Household Education Expenditures $756 per year $729 per year
 Average Household Entertainment Expenditures $2,341 per year $2,183 per year
 Average Household Transportation Expenditures $9,462 per year $8,682 per year
 Average Household Retail Expenditures $26,129 per year $24,198 per year
 Average Household Non-RetailExpenditures $18,636 per year $17,353 per year
 Quality of Life
  Clay, AL 35126 National Average
 Average Winter High Temperature 54.2 degrees 41.17 degrees
 Average Winter Low Temperature 29.9 degrees 22.80 degrees
 Average Summer High Temperature 91.2 degrees 86.46 degrees
 Average Summer Low Temperature 65.4 degrees 62.23 degrees
 Average Annual Precipitation 56.4 inches 38.69 inches
 Air Quality Index 7.0 44.69
 Total Crime Index 5.2 3.47
 Personal Crime Index 6.0 3.40
 Culture Index 114.0 93.56
 
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