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People

Total Population 607
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 22.6%
Employed Population 16+ 165
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 41.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,063
% Above Poverty Level 71.7%
% Below Poverty Level 28.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 11.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $500
Median House Value $64,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 20.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles E of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 25043
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.46
Longitude -81.085

Clay 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 CORTON
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station GASSAWAY
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station CHARLESTON YEAGER AP
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ansted 1,583 $44,900
Clendenin 1,033 $53,393
Gassaway 913 $44,625
Gauley Bridge 723 $37,344
Smithers 981 $34,500
Summersville 3,531 $64,519

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clay Public Libraries

Library
Clay County Public Library
299 MAIN STREET
Clay, West Virginia
(304) 587-4254

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Clay High Schools

CLAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1 PANTHER DRIVE
304-587-4226
Serves 609 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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