Clay County, Minnesota (MN)

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County population in 2012: 60,155 (72% urban, 28% rural); it was 51,229 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,073
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,432
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,377
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,774 (it was 5,293 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

27%

Land area: 1045 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Clay County: 100.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Clay County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:  31.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.0 years
Males: 29,137  (42.0%)
Females: 29,862  (58.0%)
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Clay County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,774 ($37,889 in 1999)

This county:

$54774
Minnesota:

$60702

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $591 (lower quartile is $434, upper quartile is $787)
This county:

$591
State:

$753


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $148,757 (it was $84,300 in 2000)
Clay:

$148,757
Minnesota:

$180,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,557 - $204,329
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,291
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $447

Institutionalized population: 417

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


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

Clay County, MN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 327 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2008: 259 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2009: 229 buildings, average cost: $155,300

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,819 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,580 (1.2%)

Clay County household income distribution in 2009 Clay County home values distribution Clay County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Black residents, 29.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.7% for American Indian residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 30.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
Clay County:

12.1%
Minnesota:

11.2%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.4% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for American Indian residents, 19.6% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 32 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 32 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 33 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Fargo, ND-MN MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $563 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $812 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moorhead, Dilworth, Barnesville, Hawley, Oakport, Glyndon, Ulen, Sabin, Felton, Hitterdal.

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: Manitoba Junction (A), Rustad (B), Kragnes (C), Moorhead KOA Campground (D), Lee Lake Campground (E), Buffalo River Speedway (F), Willow Creek Golf Course (G), Clay County Landfill (H), Camp George (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clay County include: Concordia Church (A), Gran Church (B), Grong Church (C), Hegland Church (D), Highland Grove Church (E), Lysne Church (F), Walworth Baptist Church (G), Salem Lutheran Church (H), Rollag Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Norwegian Cemetery (1), Aspelund Cemetery (2), Bethlehem Memorial Cemetery (3), Zion Cemetery (4), Clara Cemetery (5), Comstock Cemetery (6), Riverside Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Backman Lake (A), Whisky Lake (B), Lake Two (C), Tilde Lake (D), Lake Three (E), Thorson Lake (F), Lake Thirteen (G), Lake Ten (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Spring Creek (A), Whisky Creek (B), Wolverton Creek (C), Buffalo River (D), Stony Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clay County include: Felton State Wildlife Management Area (1), Goose Prairie State Wildlife Management Area (2), Gruhl State Wildlife Management Area (3), Belsly Park (4), Hawley State Wildlife Management Area (5), Highland State Wildlife Management Area (6), Hitterdal State Wildlife Management Area (7), Jeral State Wildlife Management Area (8), Magnusson State Wildlife Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Becker County , Cass County, North Dakota , Richland County, North Dakota , Norman County , Otter Tail County , Wilkin County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 7,152
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,339 (40% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

2.6%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 413
  • 1990 to 1994: 316
  • 1985 to 1989: 175
  • 1980 to 1984: 119
  • 1975 to 1979: 106
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1965 to 1969: 155

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.9%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 7,612 (850 second mortgage, 1,006 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,115

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,95932
Catholic9,90011
Evangelical Protestant8,05530
Other241
None23,061-
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: 7
Clay County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Clay County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

6.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

26.5%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 685 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $153,847
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $231.49
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $126,605
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $142,428
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.97%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.62
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.76%
Corn for grain: 34861 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 173168 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 171193 harvested acres
Vegetables: 205 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Clay County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 3363225.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/11/1958, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Clay County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 697.6 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from Clay County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 232.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Clay County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (20%)
  • Iraq (14%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Iran (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County (%):

  • Norwegian (40%)
  • German (27%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

Clay County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,679 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 2,567 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 186 (1%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 106 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,837 (7%)
  • Other means: 77 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 963 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Clay County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 3,030 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 573 people in nursing homes
  • 210 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 101 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in halfway houses

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

  • 3,146 people in college/university student housing
  • 336 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 83 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 69 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,632.

8.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.05% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($10,897 average AGI)
4.98% relocated from other states ($20,684 average AGI)
Clay County:

4.98%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  3.27% ($35,623 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.46% ($28,424)
from Becker County, MN  0.30% ($26,879)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.22% ($31,234)
from Polk County, MN  0.21% ($33,800)
from Norman County, MN  0.13% ($24,034)
from Douglas County, MN  0.09% ($26,450)


7.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.44% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($10,413 average AGI)
5.52% relocated to other states ($21,294 average AGI)
Clay County:

5.52%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  3.28% ($29,990 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.47% ($26,069)
to Becker County, MN  0.32% ($42,500)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.32% ($35,899)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.13% ($33,964)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.12% ($28,154)
to Norman County, MN  0.10% ($22,682)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clay County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,196 (6,315 aged, 881 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1179.460
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 640.810
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.86

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32.95
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50.15

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.57

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 117.6. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55,256

Size of family households: 6,320 2-persons, 3,107 3-persons, 2,806 4-persons, 1,341 5-persons, 402 6-persons, 210 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,017 1-person, 1,365 2-persons, 351 3-persons, 265 4-persons, 73 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

9,583 married couples with children.
2,638 single-parent households (562 men, 2,076 women).

92.3% of residents of Clay County speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $246,368,000 ($4657 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,131,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $107,565,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,821,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,884,000
Federal grants: $56,426,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,983,000 ($133,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,690,000 ($3,986,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $32,864,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $41,322,000
Federal Government insurance: $122,298,000

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

Births: 3,122
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,005
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +328
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,233
Here +23 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.96 millions of gallons per day (28% from ground, 72% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.7

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 873
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,387
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,774
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,826
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,649
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,360
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,558
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,031
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,098
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 73
  • 3 rooms: 380
  • 4 rooms: 1,152
  • 5 rooms: 2,379
  • 6 rooms: 2,339
  • 7 rooms: 2,251
  • 8 rooms: 2,005
  • 9+ rooms: 2,798
  • 1 room: 166
  • 2 rooms: 706
  • 3 rooms: 1,183
  • 4 rooms: 1,741
  • 5 rooms: 740
  • 6 rooms: 370
  • 7 rooms: 112
  • 8 rooms: 104
  • 9+ rooms: 171
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 348
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,697
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,104
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,509
  • 5+ bedrooms: 697
  • no bedroom: 184
  • 1 bedroom: 1,837
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,199
  • 3 bedrooms: 786
  • 4 bedrooms: 190
  • 5+ bedrooms: 97
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 322
  • 1 vehicle: 3,253
  • 2 vehicles: 6,536
  • 3 vehicles: 2,377
  • 4 vehicles: 650
  • 5+ vehicles: 239
  • no vehicle: 1,048
  • 1 vehicle: 2,477
  • 2 vehicles: 1,273
  • 3 vehicles: 293
  • 4 vehicles: 122
  • 5+ vehicles: 80

55% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Minnesota.

Clay County:

55.0%
State average:

58.1%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $79,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.6%)
  • Electricity (22.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.5%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Electricity (56.2%)
  • Utility gas (26.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.7%)
  • No fuel used (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 482
Here:

8.0%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 154
Here:

5.0%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,482
Here:

36.5%
Minnesota:

24.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Clay County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,792,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $3,379,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,909,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,556,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $814,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $6,114,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,189,000
    Regular Highways: $4,143,000
    Health - Other: $3,580,000
    Police Protection: $3,140,000
    Financial Administration: $2,138,000
    General - Other: $1,922,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,774,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,235,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,120,000
    General Public Buildings: $625,000
    Corrections - Other: $527,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $501,000
    Libraries: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $131,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $796,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $340,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,254,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,441,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,007,000
    Regular Highways: $383,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,652,000
    Highways: $701,000
    All Other: $557,000
    Health and Hospitals: $265,000
    Natural Resources: $201,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $76,000
    All Other: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,431,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,276,000
    Rents: $989,000
    Interest Earnings: $531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $208,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,982,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,320,000
    Highways: $4,893,000
    Health and Hospitals: $996,000
    All Other: $618,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,067,000
    NEC: $168,000
    Other License: $72,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,453,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,115,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,168,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $830,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,282,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,464,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Clay County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Clay County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED439$133,392433$123,3331,513$136,595209$40,0777$363,143108$157,66723$42,652
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$144,25020$120,95095$128,9479$68,1110$05$86,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$127,38647$117,340293$134,74457$31,1051$104,00023$98,95713$63,385
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN26$130,65451$136,431272$143,60727$64,5190$06$87,1671$75,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$151,66755$154,6557$30,0000$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED70$152,95751$162,3140$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$149,10011$155,2731$86,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$010$146,2000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$143,6673$111,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$58,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Clay County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23376.5 years
Robert13872.3 years
Arthur12579.1 years
William12478.1 years
Mary11681.5 years
Anna11584.5 years
James10971.0 years
Henry10781.3 years
George10578.6 years
Carl10379.4 years
Most common last names in Clay County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson28478.9 years
Anderson24379.6 years
Olson19279.5 years
Nelson15977.2 years
Larson12579.3 years
Peterson12378.9 years
Hanson10079.6 years
Erickson7579.9 years
Swenson7278.8 years
Thompson5975.9 years
Businesses in Clay County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
AmericInn1Nike1
Arby's1OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Payless1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Carson Pirie Scott1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen5RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Slumberland1
FedEx4Starbucks1
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway6
H&R Block1Super 81
Jones New York2T-Mobile1
KFC1Taco Bell2
Kmart1Target1
La-Z-Boy1Travelodge1
Lane Furniture2True Value1
Little Caesars Pizza1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets3UPS3
Maurices1Village Inn1
McDonald's2Walgreens2
Menards1Walmart1

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