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Clay County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 8,371 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 8,822 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,408
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,270
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,784
Renter-occupied apartments: 881 (it was 833 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 644 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clay County: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (53.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (19.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 34%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Clay County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years
Males: 4,109  (49.1%)
Females: 4,262  (50.9%)

Clay County,KS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,391 ($33,965 in 1999)

This county:

$54,391
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $541 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $758)
This county:

$541
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $106,453 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Clay:

$106,453
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,616 - $180,366
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,083
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $465

Institutionalized population: 134

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 18
  • Auto thefts: 5
Clay County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $154,100
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,030 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,470 (1.5%)

Clay County household income distribution in 2013 Clay County home values distribution in 2013 Clay County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.9%
Clay County:

8.9%
Kansas:

12.1%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Black residents, 4.5% for American Indian residents, 0.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.3 years old
(Males: 41.5 years old, Females: 43.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 13.2 years old, American Indian residents: 38.3 years old, Asian residents: 31.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 14.2 years old, Other race residents: 22.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $423 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $520 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $667 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clay Center, Wakefield, Morganville, Green, Longford, Vining, Oak Hill.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Clay County: Leonardville Golf Course (A), Wildcat Creek Golf Course (B), Terra Heights Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Leonardville Wastewater Plant (D), Riley Wastewater Treatment Facility (E), Ashland (F), Manhattan Materials Center (G), Manhattan Raceway (H), May Day (I), Camp Eureka (J), Ashland Agronomy Farm (K), Kansas State Horticulture Farm (L), Fremont Point (M), Packers Camp (N), Eureka Valley (O), KQLA - FM (Junction City) (P), KACZ - FM (Manhattan) (Q), Riley County Police Department Airport Substation (R), Riley County Fire District 1 Station 8 (S), Riley County Fire District 1 Station 7 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clay County include: Alert Covenant Church (A), Fairview Presbyterian Church (B), Sedalia Community Church (C), Hillside Church (D), Calvary Chapel Manhattan (E), Walsburg Lutheran Church (F), Faith Baptist Church (G), Faith Evangelical Free Church (H), Keats United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1), Ogden Cemetery (2), Ashland Cemetery (3), Catholic Cemetery (4), Fancy Creek Randolph Cemetery (5), Peach Grove Cemetery (6), Rose Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Eureka Lake (A), Cameron Springs Lake (B), Fairman Lake (C), Breakneck Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kings Creek (A), Natalies Creek (B), Wind Creek (C), Sevenmile Creek (D), Honey Creek (E), Threemile Creek (F), Phiel Creek (G), School Creek (H), Forsyth Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clay County include: Prairie National Park (1), Swede Creek Recreation Area (2), Konza Prairie Natural Area (3), Baldwin Creek Recreation Area (4), Fancy Creek State Park (5), Stockdale Recreation Area (6), Washington Marlatt Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County, Colorado , Elbert County, Colorado , Mendocino County, California , Effingham County, Illinois , Graham County , Lincoln County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 244
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 147 (50.0% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 72010 or later
  • 262000 to 2009
  • 441990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 191970 to 1979
  • 21Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.0%

Clay County marital status for males Clay County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,641
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 57
  • 5 to 9: 79
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 to 49: 35
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 130

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 1,113 (3 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,502

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,65014
Evangelical Protestant1,81710
Catholic5611
Other11
None3,506-
Clay County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Clay County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Clay County:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

14.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

9.2%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

29.6%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 689 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $85,279
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $122.62
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $81,547
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.43%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,906
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.69%
Corn for grain: 15245 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 84971 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 53077 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Tornado activity:

Clay County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2822301.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 51 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/8/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 276.5 miles away from Clay County center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 252.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 121.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from Clay County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 327.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Nicaragua (23%)
  • Philippines (22%)
  • England (14%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • France (9%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Hungary (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County


  • German (27%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • Swedish (5%)
  • European (2%)

Clay County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,964 (79.0%)
  • Carpooled: 267 (7.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 73 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 105 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 350 (9.3%)
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
142 people in nursing homes
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Clay County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 117 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
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,299.

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.89% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($21,219 average AGI)
2.83% relocated from other states ($17,561 average AGI)
Clay County:

2.83%
Kansas average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Geary County, KS  0.88% ($28,033 average AGI)
from Riley County, KS  0.85% ($42,966)
from Dickinson County, KS  0.32% ($57,091)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.12% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($21,152 average AGI)
2.68% relocated to other states ($12,152 average AGI)
Clay County:

2.68%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Riley County, KS  0.77% ($32,462 average AGI)
to Geary County, KS  0.47% ($35,500)
to Johnson County, KS  0.41% ($40,429)
to Dickinson County, KS  0.38% ($23,077)
to Saline County, KS  0.32% ($47,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Clay County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,852 (1,649 aged, 203 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 222 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Clay County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (101)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (96)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (90)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (84)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (62)
  • Congestive heart failure (62)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (55)
  • Unspecified dementia (46)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (39)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (31)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.63
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,481
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 291
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,396

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,055
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,228
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 23

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,371
  • In family households: 7,086 (1,331 male householders, 984 female householders)
    1,922 spouses, 2,304 children (2,125 natural, 43 adopted, 138 stepchildren), 278 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 68 other relatives, 79 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,118 (467 male householders (415 living alone)), 540 female householders (493 living alone)), 104 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 155

Size of family households: 1,333 2-persons, 307 3-persons, 275 4-persons, 272 5-persons, 129 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 909 1-person, 96 2-persons.

1,313 married couples with children.
384 single-parent households (169 men, 215 women).

97.0% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $63,197,000 ($7,351 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,140,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,385,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,642,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,704,000
Federal grants: $8,425,000
Federal procurement contracts: $576,000 ($96,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,464,000 ($246,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $98,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,678,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,586,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 455
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 504
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -138
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.41 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built in Clay County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 672014 or later
  • 552010 to 2013
  • 1892000 to 2009
  • 1051990 to 1999
  • 1821980 to 1989
  • 6501970 to 1979
  • 4231960 to 1969
  • 3831950 to 1959
  • 3341940 to 1949
  • 1,6701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 2044 rooms
  • 5045 rooms
  • 5386 rooms
  • 4287 rooms
  • 2488 rooms
  • 6549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 251 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 863 rooms
  • 1534 rooms
  • 2035 rooms
  • 1466 rooms
  • 567 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 1no bedroom
  • 901 bedroom
  • 5262 bedrooms
  • 1,0773 bedrooms
  • 6334 bedrooms
  • 2735+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 27no bedroom
  • 1511 bedroom
  • 2112 bedrooms
  • 2793 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 47no vehicle
  • 5211 vehicle
  • 1,0432 vehicles
  • 5833 vehicles
  • 1694 vehicles
  • 2415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 49no vehicle
  • 2951 vehicle
  • 2992 vehicles
  • 413 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

84.1% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Kansas.

Clay County:

84.1%
State average:

83.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,695
  • Other state: 2,434
  • Northeast: 246
  • Midwest: 807
  • South: 785
  • West: 597
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.4%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.1%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

1.2%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 53
Here:

11.8%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

30.8%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Clay County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Own Hospitals: $95,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $7,636,000
    Regular Highways: $1,747,000
    General - Other: $1,108,000
    Health Services - Other: $921,000
    Police Protection: $506,000
    Central Staff Services: $398,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $396,000
    Financial Administration: $212,000
    General Public Buildings: $186,000
    Solid Waste Management: $179,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $151,000
    Parks & Recreation: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $144,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $160,000
    Higher Education: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Own Hospitals: $273,000
    Regular Highways: $253,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
    Central Staff: $67,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    General - Other: $49,000
    Police Protection: $29,000
    Judicial: $16,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,825,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,429,000
    All Other: $684,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $181,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $610,000
    Interest Earnings: $389,000
    Special Assessments: $157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $455,000
    Highways: $390,000
    General Support: $71,000
    All Other: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,030,000
    Total General Sales: $627,000
    NEC: $73,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,290,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,390,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,700,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $200,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $135,000
    Beginning: $130,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,549,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $178,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 127
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 113
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 69
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 32
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 44
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 51
Clay County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Clay County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Clay County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8779.9 years
William7880.4 years
Mary7784.2 years
George5880.2 years
Anna4386.1 years
Charles4076.6 years
Ruth4081.4 years
Helen3781.5 years
James3373.0 years
Fred3283.0 years
Most common last names in Clay County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carlson4581.6 years
Smith3780.8 years
Johnson3576.0 years
Anderson2882.3 years
Reed2376.5 years
Walker2275.0 years
Brown2280.8 years
Yarrow2285.9 years
Nelson1881.4 years
Peterson1779.3 years
Businesses in Clay County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
RadioShack1Wendy's1
SONIC Drive-In1