Clay County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:10,486More data
Estimate 2021:10,315 
Census 2020:10,218More data
Census 2010:10,752More data
Census 2000:11,006More data
Population of the County Seat (Henrietta)
Census 2020:3,111 
Census 2010:3,141 
Census 2000:3,264 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN CLAY COUNTY - 2022 Estimates (Census Bureau)
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:295More data
Byers city:462More data
Dean city:506More data
Henrietta city:3,169More data
Jolly city:173More data
Petrolia city:528More data
Windthorst town (pt.):14More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,088.8More data
Water Area:28.0More data
Total Area:1,116.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:9.38More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:25.40More data
Percent Rural:74.60More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:7.4%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:3.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:87.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.1%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:20.0%More data
65 and Older:24.0%More data
85 and Older:2.7%More data
Median Age:46.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$51,938More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$533,040,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$60,973More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:92.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.1% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$45,885More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$42,255 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$39,721 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,090 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,220 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.690000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$2,236,390,883More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$935,001,446More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,451,510More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:47.265More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:72.209More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:223.360More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.017More data
Frontage Roads:8.786More data
On-System Subtotal:352.637More data
City Streets:64.628More data
Certified County Roads:712.829More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:777.457More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,130.094More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:145.122More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:144.418More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:446.720More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.034More data
Frontage Roads:17.572More data
On-System Subtotal:755.866More data
City Streets:129.256More data
Certified County Roads:1,425.658More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,554.914More data
County Total:2,310.780More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Clay County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.