Clay County is located in east-central Alabama. The County Seat is Ashland and the largest city is Lineville. The Official Web Site is located at http://claycochamber.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 13,552 and the 2010 census population was 13,932. The land area is 603.96 square miles and there are 23.1 persons per square mile.
83% of the population is White, 14.4% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 76.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,900, there are 5,649 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,694, the median household income is $34,002, and 19% of the persons in Clay County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,005. Retail sales (in $1000) were $70,558, and sales per capita were $5,123.
Clay County | 41771 Highway 77 North, Ste. 1 | Ashland, AL 36251 | Phone: (256) 354-7888
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