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Demographics

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Total Population

246,365

Median Household Income

63,702

Total Visible Minorities

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Median Age

36.8

What is the Population of Clay County, MO?

At present, Clay County, MO, US has a population of 238,762 people. Overall, the population of Clay County, MO, US is growing at a rate of 1.21% per year over the past 5 years from 2011 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 13,595 people, an average growth rate of 1.21% per year from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Clay County, MO?

Clay County, MO has a median age of 36 years old. Overall, the median age in Clay County, MO is increasing at an average of 0.39% per year.

Median Household Income

In Clay County, MO, the median household income is $63702 per year. Overall, it is growing at an average of 1.04% per year. In the last two census, its median household income grew by $1603.

Us Income Distribution

According to OECD, the gini coefficient measures how the distribution of income among households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal distribution of incomes. Simply, it measures the extent of income inequality in an economy. Inequality on the Gini scale is measured between 0, where everyone's equal, and 1, where all the country's income is earned by one person. Clay County, MO has a gini coefficient of 0.54 out of 1, while the 2015 national gini coefficient is 0.39.

Us Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 20.87 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Clay County, MO as married couples usually bring in larger incomes, higher net worth and gains on average. They also help boost the community's liveliness and labour force, as they are most likely to bear children and create the best economic conditions for them. Furthermore, this group also spends more compared to most of their counterparts and contributes a huge portion towards tax revenues.

Us Period Of Migration

The largest influx of immigrants to the U.S. was from 2000 to 2009. where 4350 people surveyed called U.S. their new home. Historically, most people who migrated to the U.S. are born outside of the U.S.

Us Sex By Age

Overall, women outnumber men by 4661. people. The 5 to 9 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 1023 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 30 to 34 years old, comprising 7.35 per cent of the population. Meanwhile, 66.37 per cent are part of its working-age population, or those between the ages 15 to 64 years old, while 20.88 per cent make up the younger population that will also be part of the labour force in two decades or less. At the present, 29740 people are expected to retire in the coming years.

Labor Force

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Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Clay County, MO, US is declining at a rate of 0.14% per year over the past 5 years from 2011 to 2016.

Us Median Salary By Occupation

The highest paying occupations in Clay County, MO are those in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, where the median salary hovers around $58269.0. The U.S. Bureau of Census divides occupations into five broad categories: (1) Management, business, science, and arts occupations (2) Service occupations (3) Sales and office occupations (4) Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations (5) Production, transportation, and material moving occupations The highest paid occupations in management are those of Management occupations where median salary is at $73963.0. In the services industry, those in Law enforcement workers including supervisors earn the most at $53390.0 per annum as a median salary.The highest paying occupations in sales are that of Sales and related occupations, where the annual median salary is $45924.0. Natural resources occupations’ top salaries go to those in Construction and extraction occupations where median salaries are around $49572.0. Meanwhile, occupations related to production have those working in Transportation occupations paid the most with a median salary of $50900.0 per year.

Quality of Life

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Real Estate

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Housing Occupied

92.94%

Housing Vacant

7.06%

No. of Families

59,439

No. of Non-Families

28,950

Median Gross Rent

Clay County, MO has an average rent of $851 per month. Overall, the average rent in Clay County, MO is growing at an average of 2.13% per year. In the last two census, its average rent grew by $23.

Heating Sources

Most people in Clay County, MO uses utility gas to heat up their homes. With 62039 households using it, it is the leading heating source in Clay County, MO. Moreover, 25.52% of households say they use electricity making it the second most popular choice. The third widely used heating source is bottled, tank, or LP gas, with 2977 households saying they use it as their primary heating source.

Us Residential Permits Number

Majority of residential building permits in Clay County, MO is for buildings with just one dwelling. These housing projects are the most demand in the past few years and 426 permits were issued. These newly constructed buildings will be able to add 10 dwellings to accommodate more people in Clay County, MO

Transportation

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Car Ownership

Most households in Clay County, MO have three vehicles for transportation. 54427 people responding in Clay County, MO feel that having three vehicles is sufficient. Moreover, 22.25% of households say they use four vehicles. Moreover, 20690 households have two vehicles

Us Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Clay County, MO leave their homes from 7:00am to 7:30am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 12.67% of respondents, is from 7:30am to 8:00am. However, 13187 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:30am to 7:00am.

Us Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters in Clay County, MO are driving alone in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 8.87% of respondents say that they prefer carpooling in a private car, truck, or van. The third most popular means of transportation is walking with 1486 commuters have preferring it. Meanwhile, there are 5520 people who do not need to commute to get to work, as they work from home.

Education

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Us Field Of Study

Most are in Business with 12418 people practicing it in Clay County, MO. Education is another popular field of expertise, as 16.36% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Science & Engineering Related Fields, with 5096 people responding that it is their line of work. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is expected to be a growing industry, however, Pew Research Center confirms that there is still a huge need for labour in these industries. Clay County, MO has 20087 people or 37.56% of workers in STEM industries.

Us Education Attainment

Most people in Clay County, MO have completed high school. With 39471 people, it is the leading educational attainment in Clay County, MO. Coming in second, 21.66% of inhabitants say they completed a bachelor's degree. The third largest group are people who completed at least one year of college education, with 23916 people responding.

Economy

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Taxes

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Employers

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