For population 25 years and over in Clay:
For population 15 years and over in Clay city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $548 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (37.6 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (108.5 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (301.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Wheatcroft, KY (1.6 miles) , Providence, KY (2.6 miles ), Dixon, KY (2.7 miles ), Sturgis, KY (3.2 miles ), Nebo, KY (3.4 miles ), Breckinridge Center, KY (3.8 miles ), Morganfield, KY (3.9 miles ), Waverly, KY (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 37.48 N, Longitude: 87.82 W
Area code: 270
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Crime rate in Clay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-5.5%).
Work and jobs in Clay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clay, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clay-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Clay city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 26.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Clay-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from Clay center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from Clay center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Webster County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Garrett L. Withers - Politician, Nellie Meadows - Artist.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Clay and their reported violations in the past:CLAY WATER WORKS (Population served: 1179, Purch_groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.8%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Clay (based on Webster County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.48%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Clay government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,297 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,784 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clay)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clay, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clay)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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