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Clay City is a city in Powell County.
One tradition says the community was named for statesman Henry Clay, but it is more likely that the name stems from local clay deposits
The latitude of Clay City is 37.859N. The longitude is -83.918W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,314.
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3% of Clay City residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clay City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clay City was $10,745, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Clay City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Clay City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $568.
Powell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clay City political report.
The average commute time for Clay City workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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