Local Data Search

USA.com / South Dakota / Clay County / Population and Races

Clay County Population and Races

Hot South Dakota Rankings
Fastest / Slowest Growing Counties in SD
Richest / Poorest Counties by Income in SD
Expensive / Cheapest Homes by County in SD
Most / Least Educated Counties in SD
Fastest / Slowest Growing Cities in SD
High / Low SD Cities by Males Employed
High / Low SD Cities by Females Employed
Best / Worst Cities by Crime Rate in SD
Richest / Poorest Cities by Income in SD
Expensive / Cheapest Homes by City in SD
Most / Least Educated Cities in SD

As of 2010-2014, the total population of Clay County is 13,968, which is 3.18% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 10.58% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Clay County population density is 33.48 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 10.82 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Clay County is white, which represent 90.59% of the total population. The average Clay County education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 13,968. #15

Population Growth Since 2000, #24

Clay County
South Dakota

Population Density, #8

Clay County
33.48 per square mile
South Dakota
10.82 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:12,654 (90.59%, #38)
Black:202 (1.45%, #5)
Hispanic:339 (2.43%, #28)
Asian:247 (1.77%, #5)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):444 (3.18%, #34)
One Race, Other:112 (0.80%, see rank)
Two or More Races:309 (2.21%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:179 (72.47%, see rank)
Chinese:40 (16.19%, see rank)
Filipino:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Japanese:7 (2.83%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:21 (8.50%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

12,363 (88.51%) out of the total population of 13,968 reported first ancestry.

 Clay County% of the Total PopulationSouth DakotaU.S.
Arab490.35%, see rank0.20%0.56%
Czech4112.94%, see rank2.18%0.47%
Danish6314.52%, see rank2.02%0.42%
Dutch5233.74%, see rank4.76%1.40%
English9997.15%, see rank5.90%8.02%
French4553.26%, see rank2.95%3.34%
German5,87142.03%, see rank40.25%15.03%
Greek60.04%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.13%0.46%
Irish2,16715.51%, see rank10.86%10.80%
Italian2781.99%, see rank1.34%5.52%
Norwegian2,17915.60%, see rank13.86%1.42%
Polish1641.17%, see rank1.58%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian1100.79%, see rank1.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1811.30%, see rank0.58%0.99%
Scottish2111.51%, see rank1.17%1.72%
Subsaharan African250.18%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish7125.10%, see rank3.40%1.27%
Swiss560.40%, see rank0.39%0.30%
Ukrainian480.34%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American3472.48%, see rank3.84%7.12%
Welsh890.64%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 6,975 (49.94%, see rank)
Females: 6,993 (50.06%, see rank)

Clay County
Male: 49.94%
Female: 50.06%
South Dakota
Male: 50.26%
Female: 49.74%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Clay County
25.20 years old
South Dakota
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Clay County
25.50 years old
South Dakota
35.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Clay County
25.00 years old
South Dakota
38.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Clay County% of the Total PopulationSouth DakotaU.S.
Under 5 years6964.98%, see rank7.10%6.36%
5 to 9 years7035.03%, see rank6.91%6.51%
10 to 14 years6054.33%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,06914.81%, see rank6.95%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,84620.38%, see rank7.15%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,80412.92%, see rank13.12%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,2268.78%, see rank11.34%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,2568.99%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,3199.44%, see rank12.72%12.29%
65 to 74 years7475.35%, see rank7.51%7.64%
75 to 84 4563.26%, see rank4.78%4.25%
85 years and over2411.73%, see rank2.36%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Clay CountySouth DakotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population7,049, 100%544,604209,056,129
Less Than High School300, 4.26%, see rank9.30%13.67%
High School Graduate2,035, 28.87%, see rank31.52%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,674, 23.75%, see rank32.50%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,692, 24.00%, see rank18.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,348, 19.12%, see rank8.01%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.60, see rank13.5913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Clay County South DakotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten33475.45%24.55%77.67%22.33%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)94792.40%, see rank7.60%, see rank90.64%9.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)529100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank92.15%7.85%90.60%9.40%
College3,86699.02%, see rank0.98%, see rank82.73%17.27%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,09392.86%, see rank7.14%, see rank77.44%22.56%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Clay CountySouth DakotaU.S.
Total Households5,185, 100%327,101116,211,092
Average Household Size2.25, see rank2.452.63
1 Person Households1,595, 30.76%, see rank29.47%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,590, 69.24%, see rank70.53%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,453, 47.31%, see rank64.44%66.22%
Average Family Size3.04, see rank3.113.32
Married-Couple Family2,054, 39.61%, see rank50.30%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,732, 52.69%, see rank35.56%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Clay County%South DakotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total11,964see rank662,290252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,918100%, see rank330,772123,281,364
Never Married3,30055.76%, see rank33.60%35.77%
Married2,15036.33%, see rank53.49%52.04%
Widowed370.63%, see rank2.60%2.57%
Divorced4317.28%, see rank10.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over6,046100%, see rank331,518129,692,771
Never Married3,02350.00%, see rank26.41%29.48%
Married2,28937.86%, see rank53.01%49.19%
Widowed2794.61%, see rank9.58%9.16%
Divorced4557.53%, see rank10.99%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Clay County%South DakotaU.S.
Native13,51896.78%, see rank97.08%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,05850.53%, see rank64.62%58.73%
Born in Different State6,41045.89%, see rank31.89%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
500.36%, see rank0.57%1.42%
Foreign Born4503.22%, see rank2.92%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1020.73%, see rank1.09%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3482.49%, see rank1.83%7.09%
Born In Europe360.26%, see rank0.43%1.53%
Born In Asia2591.85%, see rank0.94%3.82%
Born In Africa250.18%, see rank0.58%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America1250.89%, see rank0.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America50.04%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Clay County%South DakotaU.S.
English4,76691.92%, see rank91.90%79.39%
Spanish871.68%, see rank2.54%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2124.09%, see rank2.46%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages310.60%, see rank0.82%3.36%
Other891.72%, see rank2.28%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

The USA.com website and domain are privately owned and are not operated by or affiliated with any government or municipal authority.
© 2018 World Media Group, LLC.