Clay City, Indiana

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Clay City, Indiana

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High Points

Clay City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 2% trophy Clay City Affordability of Rents
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Top 16% Clay City Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Clay City, Indiana

Comparing Clay City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Age of the Population 5 7
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Clay City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SE of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clay
Metro Area Terre Haute
Standard Zip Codes 47841
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.276
Longitude -87.112

Clay City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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Clay City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,019 100%
Male 471 46.2%
Female 548 53.8%
Under 18 251 24.6%
18+ 768 75.4%
65+ 201 19.7%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,008 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.8%

Estimated Clay City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,036
Growth 17
Growth % 1.7%

Clay City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 37.4%
German 21.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
Irish 9.5%
English 6.7%
French (except Basque) 5.2%
Dutch 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Swiss 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
British 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Dutch West Indian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Clay City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Barrick Corner (47841)
Martz (47841)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clay City 1,019 $36,750
Farmersburg 1,180 $33,854
Hymera 833 $34,091
Jasonville 2,490 $29,485
Riley 160 $35,833
Switz City 311 $45,000
Worthington 1,481 $37,604
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Clay City High Schools (2004)

Serves 419 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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