Clay County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:10,471More data
Estimate 2018:10,448 
Estimate 2017:10,484 
Estimate 2016:10,251 
Estimate 2015:10,359 
Estimate 2014:10,377 
Estimate 2013:10,455 
Estimate 2012:10,523 
Estimate 2011:10,668 
Census 2010:10,752More data
Census 2000:11,006More data
Population of the County Seat (Henrietta)
Census 2010:3,141 
Census 2000:3,264 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Bellevue city:347More data
Byers city:452More data
Dean city:463More data
Henrietta city:3,118More data
Jolly city:163More data
Petrolia city:670More data
Windthorst town (pt.):17More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,088.8More data
Water Area:28.0More data
Total Area:1,116.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:9.88More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:25.40More data
Percent Rural:74.60More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:6.6%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:0.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:89.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.1%More data
65 and Older:22.7%More data
85 and Older:2.7%More data
Median Age:47.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$42,335More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$442,652,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$58,356More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:90.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,220More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,841 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,440 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,249 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,104 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.725000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,203,771,030More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$773,132,580More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,605,211More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:47.239More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:72.208More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:223.345More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.017More data
Frontage Roads:8.778More data
On-System Subtotal:352.587More data
City Streets:64.649More data
Certified County Roads:712.760More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:777.409More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,129.996More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:166.632More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:144.416More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:446.690More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.034More data
Frontage Roads:17.556More data
On-System Subtotal:777.328More data
City Streets:129.298More data
Certified County Roads:1,425.520More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,554.818More data
County Total:2,332.146More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Clay County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Clay County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Clay County»

Special Districts in Clay County.
School Districts in Clay County.
History of City Tax Rates in Clay County.

Airports in Clay County.
Hospitals in Clay County.
Prisons in Clay County.