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Clay is a town in Clay County, in the Charleston metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Clay County, which was named for statesman Henry Clay.

The latitude of Clay is 38.460N. The longitude is -81.085W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 584.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$14,712
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clay demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Henry
· Clay Court House
· Marshall
Local festivals include:
  • Golden Delicious Festival - Sept 13-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clay web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Clay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 25133 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Clay residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clay ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clay was $11,415, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Clay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Clay festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Clay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $204.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $660.


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Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clay political report.

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The average commute time for Clay workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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