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Clay City, Illinois

Clay City is a village located in Clay County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 1,000.

Geography Clay City is located at 38°41'13" North, 88°21'11" West (38.686883, -88.353121)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.6 km² (1.8 mi²). 4.6 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,000 people, 436 households, and 262 families residing in the village. The population density is 216.9/km² (561.0/mi²). There are 486 housing units at an average density of 105.4/km² (272.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 99.40% White, 0.00% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 436 households out of which 31.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% are married couples living together, 10.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.9% are non-families. 35.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the village the population is spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $25,750, and the median income for a family is $33,750. Males have a median income of $25,417 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village is $13,776. 16.4% of the population and 12.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.1% are under the age of 18 and 6.2% are 65 or older.

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