Clay, California

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Population in 2010: 1,195.
Males: 653  (54.7%)
Females: 542  (45.3%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95638.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,045
Clay:

$63,045
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,449

Clay CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $353,400
Clay:

$353,400
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $507,477; detached houses: $519,353; mobile homes: $445,233

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,122.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clay: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.0%
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  • Races in Clay, CA (2010)
    • 89174.6%White alone
    • 24220.3%Hispanic
    • 332.8%Two or more races
    • 151.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.7%Asian alone
    • 60.5%Black alone

Races in Clay detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (15.4%), Italian (9.6%), English (8.9%), Polish (3.5%), Scottish (2.9%), American (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 102 feet

252 residents are foreign born (13.3% Latin America).

This place:

20.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,678 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,915 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elk Grove, CA (14.0 miles , pop. 59,984).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (22.7 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (332.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Herald, CA (2.3 miles ),
Wilton, CA (2.5 miles ),
Galt, CA (3.1 miles ),
Collierville, CA (3.2 miles ),
Camanche Village, CA (3.3 miles ),
Sloughhouse, CA (3.5 miles ),
Ione, CA (3.5 miles ),
Rancho Murieta, CA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 121.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

Distribution of median household income in Clay, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clay, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
California:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.302. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.302
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.28
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Clay-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 774% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 102.8 miles away from Clay center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from Clay center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 259.9 miles away from Clay center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 246.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 236.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sacramento County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Clay:

  • REIMS ICFDD-H (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ACAMPO, CA)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - GALT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GALT, CA)
  • WINDSOR ELK GROVE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ELK GROVE, CA)
  • COUNTRY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ELK GROVE, CA)
  • RAI ELK GROVE BLVD. (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ELK GROVE, CA)
  • WINE COUNTRY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LODI, CA)
  • ARBOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LODI, CA)

Amtrak station near Clay:

  • 20 miles: RANCHO CORDOVA (10369 FOLSOM BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clay:

  • Cosumnes River College (about 17 miles; Sacramento, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,327)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 21 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 23 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sacramento City College (about 23 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 15,963)
  • American River College (about 24 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 26 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • University of the Pacific (about 26 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Herald Fire Protection District Station 88 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sacramento County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Clay:

Marital status in Clay, CA
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Clay:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clay, CA (based on Sacramento County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic229,72545
Evangelical Protestant157,621493
Other86,390183
Mainline Protestant33,989105
Black Protestant12,58538
Orthodox5,67512
None892,803-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 255
This county:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 233
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 922
This county:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sacramento County:

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sacramento County:

25.0%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sacramento County:

15.4%
State:

17.9%

5.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Sacramento County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Placer County, CA  0.66% ($54,600 average AGI)
from Yolo County, CA  0.38% ($50,330)
from Alameda County, CA  0.28% ($54,115)


5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($497 average AGI)
Sacramento County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Placer County, CA  0.79% ($68,634 average AGI)
to Yolo County, CA  0.33% ($52,771)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.29% ($88,349)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clay:

  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEBR (1210 AM; 5 kW; ROCKLIN, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTKZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KSMH (1620 AM; 10 kW; WEST SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KCVR (1570 AM; 5 kW; LODI, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clay:

  • KEDR (88.1 FM; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCL-FM (101.9 FM; SHINGLE SPRINGS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXJZ (88.9 FM; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIV., SACRAMENTO)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNCI (105.1 FM; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clay:

  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)
  • KDTS-CA (Channel 52; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KGTN-LP (Channel 62; PLACERVILLE, CA; Owner: PRAISE THE LORD STUDIO CHAPEL)
  • K69FB (Channel 69; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KRJR-LP (Channel 47; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCSO-LP (Channel 33; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: SAINTE 51, L.P.)
  • K22FR (Channel 22; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K17EH (Channel 17; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Clay fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2006 09:25 PM, Borden Rd, Lat: 38.293130, Lon: -121.157290, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 30, 2003 10:15 AM, Twin Cities Rd, Lat: 38.335982, Lon: -121.159819, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 9, 2003 06:08 PM, Twin Cities Rd, Lat: 38.335982, Lon: -121.159819, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 2002 87:99 PM, Twin Cities Rd, Lat: 38.335982, Lon: -121.159819, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 1999 05:55 PM, Twin Cities Rd, Lat: 38.335982, Lon: -121.159819, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.0mTotal length
  • $973,000Total costs
  • 14,316Total average daily traffic
  • 1,046Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,032Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Clay And Hobday Road (Lat: 38.357972 Lon: -121.186333), Structure height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: KNKA273
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 05/15/2025Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CLAY CIT, Clay & Hobday Rd (Lat: 38.357944 Lon: -121.186333), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WMK504,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • CLAY STATION, Clay And Hobday Rd (Lat: 38.357972 Lon: -121.186333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WML604,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clay, CA
  • 36.9%Electricity
  • 26.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.9%Wood
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clay, CA
  • 85.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.7%Electricity


Clay compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Clay on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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