Clay, AL Population

By | February 28, 2019

Population: 4,947
Males: 2,449 (49.5%), Females: 2,498 (50.5%)

Jefferson County

Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $61,042
Median house value: $116,100

Races in Clay:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (19.1%), Irish (11.5%), English (11.4%), German (10.2%), Scottish (4.8%), Italian (4.0%).

Elevation: 937 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Map of Clay, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clay

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clay CDP

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 72.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Clay:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clay:

  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 14 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 41 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 55 miles; ANNISTON, AL; Abbreviation: ANB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Clay:

  • ROBBINS FIELD (about 26 miles; ONEONTA, AL; Abbreviation: 20A)
  • ST CLAIR COUNTY (about 29 miles; PELL CITY, AL; Abbreviation: PLR)
  • BESSEMER (about 35 miles; BESSEMER, AL; Abbreviation: EKY)

Amtrak station near Clay:

  • 19 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clay:

  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 24 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 27 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,272)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 44 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,418)

Public primary/middle school in Clay:

  • CLAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 831; Location: 6745 OLD SPRINGVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 05)