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Clay City, Kentucky


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Clay City, Kentucky

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Clay City Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Clay City, Kentucky

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

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


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Racial Diversity 3 2
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 4 7
Portion of People Married 2 3

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Working at Home 2 3

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 7
People Living Alone 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Clay City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 31 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Powell
Standard Zip Codes 40312
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.859
Longitude -83.918

Clay City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MOUNT STERLING
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station HEIDELBERG
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station FARMERS 2 S
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
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Clay City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,303 100%
Male 650 49.9%
Female 653 50.1%
Under 18 353 27.1%
18+ 950 72.9%
65+ 148 11.4%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,291 99.1%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.8%

Estimated Clay City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,344
Growth 41
Growth % 3.1%

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 58.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
English 9.3%
Scottish 6.8%
Irish 5.5%
German 2.4%
Italian 1.1%
French Canadian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
European 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
British 0.3%
Dutch 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:

Westbend (40312)

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 1,303 $23,571
Irvine 2,843 $25,046
Jeffersonville 1,804 $33,355
Mount Sterling 5,876 $34,074
Ravenna 693 $33,438
Stanton 3,029 $29,781
Winchester 16,724 $36,797
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