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Population in 2012: 4,315 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 

Males: 2,097  (48.6%)
Females: 2,218  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67432.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,646 (it was $31,531 in 2000)
Clay Center:

$36,646
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,503

Clay Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,534 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Clay Center:

$83,534
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,224; Detached houses: $93,827; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,494; Mobile homes: $26,775

Median gross rent in 2012: $654.

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  • White alone - 4,093 (94.4%)
  • Hispanic - 139 (3.2%)
  • Black alone - 57 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clay Center: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.4%), English (15.4%), Irish (14.5%), French (7.1%), Swedish (3.8%), United States (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,666 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Clay Center:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clay Center city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

23 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Clay Center, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Clay Center to the number of sex offenders is 308 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,356 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,329 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (80.4 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (101.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (455.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Morganville, KS (2.7 miles) , Green, KS (2.7 miles) , Wakefield, KS (3.6 miles ), Leonardville, KS (3.8 miles ), Oak Hill, KS (3.9 miles) , Clifton, KS (3.9 miles ), Vining, KS (4.0 miles) , Riley, KS (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $254,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $156,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $315,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.38 N, Longitude: 97.12 W

Area code: 785

Clay Center household income distribution Clay Center home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Clay Center by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 12254731122
per 100,000 21.744.545.2113.790.7162.669.122.622.845.945.7
Robberies 10010001000
per 100,000 21.70.00.022.70.00.00.022.60.00.00.0
Assaults 1273810101721586
per 100,000 260.3155.767.8182.0226.8232.3391.5474.0114.2183.4137.1
Burglaries 1222294736473814322439
per 100,000 260.3489.2655.51069.2816.51091.8875.2316.0730.9550.2891.2
Thefts 62417890102837047787183
per 100,000 1344.9911.71763.12047.32313.41928.01612.21060.91781.61627.71896.7
Auto thefts 126461054614
per 100,000 21.744.5135.691.0136.1232.3115.290.3137.022.991.4
Arson 13102000002
per 100,000 21.766.722.60.045.40.00.00.00.00.045.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 155.8146.7184.2310.4289.9362.9279.5199.2181.6186.1218.1

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Crime rate in Clay Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Kansas average:

2.68

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Clay Center, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -143 (-3.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Information (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Clay Center-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 172% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Clay Center city center caused $66 million in damages.

On 5/25/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clay Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Alwyn Howard Gentry - Botanist, Brady Cowell - College football coach, Slow Joe Doyle - Professional baseball pitcher, Dave Wiemers - College football coach, Ken Swenson - Retired middle distance runner, Nicole Ohlde - WNBA player (Minnesota Lynx, born: Mar 13, 1982).


Hospitals/medical centers in Clay Center:

  • CLAY COUNTY HHA (Home Health Center, 820 SPELLMAN CIRCLE)
  • CLAY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 617 LIBERTY)
  • MEADOWLARK HOSPICE (Hospital, 709 LIBERTY STREET)
  • CLAY CENTER PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, 924 EIGHTH ST)
  • MEDICALODGES CLAY CENTER (Nursing Home, 715 LIBERTY PO BOX 517)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clay Center:

  • Kansas State University (about 32 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 18,850)
  • Washburn University (about 80 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Emporia State University (about 85 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 101 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 102 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 103 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • University of Kansas (about 105 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Clay Center:

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Library in Clay Center:

  • CLAY CENTER CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $125,645; Location: 706 6 ST; 40,151 books; 200 audio materials; 200 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Clay Center: Clay County Fairgrounds (A), Clay Center Zoo (B), Clay Center Industrial Park (C), Agmark Grain Elevator Number 5 (D), Clay County Sheriff's Office Jail (E), Clay Center Police Department (F), Clay County Sheriff's Office (G), Clay County Courthouse (H), Clay County Emergency Medical Services (I), Clay County Health Department (J), Clay Center Carnegie Library (K), Clay Center City Hall (L), Clay County Museum (M), Clay Center Fire Department (N), Clay Center Area Chamber of Commerce (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clay Center include: Clay Center United Methodist Church (A), Hebron Reformed Presbyterian Church (B), Clay Center Wesleyan Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (E), Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church (F), Clay Center Christian Church (G), Evangelical Covenant Church of Clay Center (H), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Spring Creek (A), Dry Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clay Center include: Huntress Park (1), Dexter Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Sunrise Motel (1136 Crawford Street), Cedar Court Motel (905 Crawford Street).

Court: Clay-County - Clerk District Court (712 5th Street).

 
Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clay Center and their reported violations in the past:

CLAY CENTER, CITY OF (Population served: 4378, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-1993 and JAN-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and AUG-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-28-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1993 and JAN-05-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-1993), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-1993), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-1993), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and JAN-05-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-1993), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-1993), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-1993), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation
HAWKS LANDING (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-1999), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-07-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2000)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clay Center that have no violations reported:

  • TIMBER CREEK 3 (Address: PO BOX 97, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Clay Center, KS

People in group quarters in Clay Center in 2010:

  • 69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
112 people in nursing homes in 2000
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Clay Center compared to Kansas state average:

Clay Center, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Clay Center (2011 data):

  • United Bank & Trust: Clay Center Branch at 502 Lincoln Street, branch established on 1885/06/01; West Crawford Branch at 726 West Crawford, branch established on 2004/10/21. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $503.4 mil, Deposits: $384.3 mil, headquarters in Marysville, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Ubt Bancshares, Inc.
  • Union State Bank: Drive-In Branch at 508 Dexter Street, branch established on 1971/12/07; at 701 5th Street, branch established on 1901/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.5 mil, Deposits: $80.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Union State Banc Holding Corporation
  • The Girard National Bank: Clay Center Branch at 624 West Crawford, branch established on 1998/12/18. Info updated 2007/09/28: Bank assets: $512.7 mil, Deposits: $395.5 mil, headquarters in Girard, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Gn Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank: The Cnb Clay Center Branch at 615 Court, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $176.3 mil, Deposits: $159.0 mil, headquarters in Greenleaf, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Padgett Agency, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Clay Center travel time to work - commute


Clay Center mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Clay Center city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.67%
Here60.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents34.0%13.1%12.3%9.4%8.4%
Congregations37.0%3.7%11.1%7.4%3.7%
Name The Wesleyan Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents6.6%5.9%2.9%2.1%5.3%
Congregations3.7%3.7%7.4%7.4%14.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Clay County:

14.96 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clay County:

16.6%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$13,638$27,2762$483
Other Government Administration 2$10,618$63,7084$1,583
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,101
Police Protection - Officers 7$18,788$32,2080$0
Firefighters 7$18,775$32,1860$0
Streets and Highways 7$14,411$24,7050$0
Health 0$0 1$1,479
Solid Waste Management 3$5,442$21,7681$560
Sewerage 5$10,691$25,6580$0
Parks and Recreation 7$15,531$26,6252$974
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$13,377$26,7543$2,526
Water Supply 3$7,871$31,4840$0
Electric Power 21$60,865$34,7800$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$239
Totals for Government 74$190,007$30,81216$9,945

Clay Center government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $62,000 ($14.37)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($1.39)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,348,000 ($775.90)
    Water Utilities: $994,000 ($230.36)
    Central Staff Services: $603,000 ($139.75)
    Regular Highways: $439,000 ($101.74)
    Police Protection: $317,000 ($73.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $261,000 ($60.49)
    Sewerage: $197,000 ($45.65)
    General - Other: $179,000 ($41.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $171,000 ($39.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($27.11)
    Libraries: $84,000 ($19.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $80,000 ($18.54)
    Air Transportation: $13,000 ($3.01)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $122,000 ($28.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($6.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $728,000 ($168.71)
    Water Utilities: $241,000 ($55.85)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($15.30)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($12.75)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($11.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($9.50)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($5.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $13,000 ($3.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($2.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,120,000 ($259.56)

Clay Center government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $296,000 ($68.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $178,000 ($41.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($4.40)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($2.32)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $171,000 ($39.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $97,000 ($22.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($9.50)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($1.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($0.70)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,312,000 ($999.30)
    Water Utilities: $1,063,000 ($246.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $168,000 ($38.93)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($3.01)
    All Other: $7,000 ($1.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,173,000 ($271.84)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $728,000 ($168.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $114,000 ($26.42)
    Other License: $15,000 ($3.48)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $11,000 ($2.55)

Clay Center government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,718,000 ($1093.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,481,000 ($1038.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $237,000 ($54.92)

Clay Center government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,164,000 ($965.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,000 ($1.39)

6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Kansas average:

7.39%

0.45% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,985 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.45%
Kansas average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Riley County, KS  0.79% ($34,115 average AGI)
from Geary County, KS  0.67% ($37,273)
from Dickinson County, KS  0.33% ($21,000)


6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Riley County, KS  1.02% ($21,324 average AGI)
to Geary County, KS  0.60% ($22,200)
to Dickinson County, KS  0.33% ($30,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clay Center:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJCK (1420 AM; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clay Center:

  • KCLY (100.9 FM; CLAY CENTER, KS; Owner: CROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KACZ (96.3 FM; RILEY, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCKS (94.9 FM; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clay Center:

  • K08AD (Channel 8; CLAY CENTER, KS; Owner: CITY.OF.CLAY.CENTER)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K39BR (Channel 39; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS B/CST.SERVICE,INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Clay Center, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Clay Center fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 2009 12:00 AM, Court Street, B Street, Lat: 39.37730278, Lon: -97.13630556, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 12, 2003 12:57 AM, Us-24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 9, 1997 05:37 PM, 24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 1984 05:32 AM, 24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 39 meters (128ft)
Total costs: $1,084,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,990
Total average daily truck traffic: 317

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clay Center)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • City Water Tower (Lat: 39.393056 Lon: -97.121139), Call Sign: KJK563, Licensee ID: L01214448
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.6400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/2006, Expiration Date: 12/01/2016
    Registrant: City Of Clay Center, 427 Court St, Clay Center, KS 67432, Phone: (913) 632-5454
  • City Water Tank (Lat: 39.393056 Lon: -97.121139), Call Sign: KAI555
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4600 MHz, 39.5800 MHz, 39.6200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 08/02/2023
    Registrant: Clay County Sheriff\'s Department, 539 Lincoln Avenue, Clay Center, KS 67432, Phone: (785) 632-5601, Email:
  • Coop Elevator 3rd & Court (Lat: 39.374722 Lon: -97.133917), Call Sign: WZL935
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/1997, Expiration Date: 03/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2002
    Registrant: Farmers Union Coop Association, Clay Center, KS 67432
  • Rr 3 (Lat: 39.394167 Lon: -97.115028), Call Sign: KNFX936
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/1997, Expiration Date: 06/05/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2002
    Registrant: Richard L Bull, 1902 Old Flat Mile, Clay Center, KS 67432, Phone: (913) 632-3336
  • 2 Mi Se (Lat: 39.364722 Lon: -97.092500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 90.5 m, Call Sign: KNNQ320
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.912 MHz, 935.925 MHz, 935.950 MHz, 935.962 MHz, 935.975 MHz, 936.000 MHz, 936.387 MHz, 936.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021
    Registrant: Western Resources, 818 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-1199, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:
  • Lat: 39.380361 Lon: -97.125750, Call Sign: WPYH744
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.475 MHz, 469.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2003, Expiration Date: 08/13/2013, Certifier: Clifford C Williams Jr
    Registrant: Ka-Comm.,Inc, 326 S Clark St, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-8555, Fax: (785) 827-1921, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clay Center)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Clay Center)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Clay Center


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clay Center, KS

Most common first names in Clay Center, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7379.9 years
William6679.7 years
Mary6383.0 years
George5179.7 years
Anna4086.6 years
Helen3382.7 years
Charles3276.4 years
Ruth3281.5 years
Dorothy2778.4 years
James2772.6 years
Most common last names in Clay Center, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carlson4281.0 years
Smith3381.2 years
Johnson3176.2 years
Anderson2882.3 years
Reed2376.5 years
Walker2075.4 years
Brown1981.0 years
Peterson1779.3 years
Mall1780.4 years
Williams1679.8 years
Businesses in Clay Center, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1U.S. Cellular1
RadioShack1UPS1
SONIC Drive-In1Wendy's1

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