No results found
Show all results

Clay County, MO&

Add Comparison
1.2% growth
Median Age
Median Household Income
2.58% growth
Poverty Rate
Number of Employees
2.23% growth
Median Property Value
1.1% growth

About the photo: North of 435 in Clay county, just west of N Prospect and NE 132nd Street.


The economy of Clay County, MO employs 120,744 people. The economy of Clay County, MO is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Transportation & Warehousing; and Wholesale trade, which employ respectively 1.39; 1.36; and 1.29 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Clay County, MO are Healthcare & Social Assistance (16,832), Retail trade (14,731), and Manufacturing (13,302), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,534), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($61,324), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($53,549).

Median household income in Clay County, MO is $63,702. Males in Clay County, MO have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,076. The income inequality of Clay County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468 which is lower than the national average.


Median Household Income

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Wage Distribution

Income by Location

Poverty by Age and Gender

Poverty by Race & Ethnicity


Employment by Occupations

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paid

Dataset: Source:


Employment by Industries

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paying

Dataset: Source:

Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Clay County, MO. In Clay County, MO the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 69 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,144. St. Louis city, MO has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Missouri.


Clinician to Patient Rates

Insurance Coverage by Age and Gender

Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements by Location

Trends in Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements

Hospital Care for Medicare Patients

Heart Disease and Pneumonia

Diabetes Care

Preventative Women’s Health Services

Health Risks

Opioid Use

Conditions and Diseases

Risky/Harmful Behaviors

Homicide & Crime


Clay County, MO is home to a population of 233,135 people, from which 98.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Clay County, MO is composed of 192,205 White residents (82.4%), 15,082 Hispanic residents (6.47%), 13,137 Black residents (5.63%), 6,423 Two+ residents (2.76%), and 4,848 Asian residents (2.08%). The most common foreign languages in Clay County, MO are Spanish (6,501 speakers), Vietnamese (1,503 speakers), and African Languages (1,392 speakers), but compared to other places, Clay County, MO has a relative high number of African Languages (1,392 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (273 speakers), and Vietnamese (1,503 speakers).


Age by Nativity


Global Diversity


Race & Ethnicity

Non-English Speakers




In 2015 universities in Clay County, MO awarded 583 degrees. The student population of Clay County, MO is skewed towards females, with 273 male students and 310 female students. Most students in Clay County, MO are White (444 and 76.2%), followed by Black or African American (39 and 6.69%), Two or more races (29 and 4.97%), and Asian (20 and 3.43%). The largest universities in Clay County, MO by number of graduates are William Jewell College (323 and 55.4%), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (182 and 31.2%), and Paris II Educational Center (48 and 8.23%). The most popular majors in Clay County, MO are Registered Nursing (86 and 14.8%), General Business Administration & Management (37 and 6.35%), and General Psychology (32 and 5.49%). The median tuition costs in Clay County, MO are N/A for private four year colleges, and $32,247 and $32,247 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



Student Gender for Common Institutions

Student Race & Ethnicity

Housing & Living

The median property value in Clay County, MO is $156,600, which is 0.76 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $154,900 to $156,600, a 1.1% increase. The homeownership rate of Clay County, MO is 69.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Clay County, MO have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Clay County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


Household Income


Property Value

Property Taxes

Rent vs Own


Car Ownership

Commute Time

Commuter Transportation

Keep Exploring

United States
Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area
metropolitan statistical area
No results found
Loading Comparison