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See what Clay City, IN has to offer.

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Living in Clay City, IN

Clay City, Indiana is a small town with just under 1,000 residents. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (22%) here than they do nationally (14%). Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 42, are older than most cities in Indiana. Most residents own their homes in Clay City, and 33% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $580 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Clay City will save around $3,000 compared to the state average.

If you're looking for a variety of career options, Clay City has them in spades. The four most common industries are healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and education. Together, these industries account for 33% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in transportation, making it the top career path in the town. Clay City workers earn an average annual income of about $48,000, less than the average Indiana resident. Clay City's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (5%), Clay City has a high percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (9%). In addition, 12% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

Averaging about 34 minutes, Clay City's commute time is slower than the Indiana average of about 24 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 51% of commuters, while public transit is not widely used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.

Who Lives Here

Clay City Demographics

Education

High School

38%

Associate's

19%

Bachelor's

7%

Master's

1%

Doctorate

35%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

24%

4 people

28%

5 people

2%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

62%

50-100k

30%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

0%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

10%

20-45

30%

45-65

29%

65+

19%

Getting Around Clay City

Clay City Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

21%

15-30 Mins

28%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

19%

60+ Mins

9%

Clay City Education

Schools

Top Schools in Clay City

8/10

Riley Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

8/10

Worthington Elementary School

Grades PK-4 • Public

7/10
9/10

Staunton Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

7/10

Dixie Bee Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

6/10
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All About

Living in Clay City, IN

Clay City, Indiana is a small town with just under 1,000 residents. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (22%) here than they do nationally (14%). Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 42, are older than most cities in Indiana. Most residents own their homes in Clay City, and 33% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $580 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Clay City will save around $3,000 compared to the state average.

If you're looking for a variety of career options, Clay City has them in spades. The four most common industries are healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and education. Together, these industries account for 33% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in transportation, making it the top career path in the town. Clay City workers earn an average annual income of about $48,000, less than the average Indiana resident. Clay City's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (5%), Clay City has a high percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (9%). In addition, 12% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

Averaging about 34 minutes, Clay City's commute time is slower than the Indiana average of about 24 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 51% of commuters, while public transit is not widely used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.