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Clay County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2016: 6,399 (all rural); it was 7,039 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,010
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,037
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,145
Renter-occupied apartments: 602 (it was 611 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 573 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clay County: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (41.1%), Educational, health and social services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Clay County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years
Males: 3,272  (51.1%)
Females: 3,127  (48.9%)
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Clay County,NE real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,026 ($34,259 in 1999)

This county:

$54,026
Nebraska:

$56,927

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $398 (lower quartile is $330, upper quartile is $480)
This county:

$398
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,558 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Clay:

$88,558
Nebraska:

$148,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,933 - $133,271
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,002
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $416

Institutionalized population: 96

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 43
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $230,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $274,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $168,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,601 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,353 (1.7%)

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 2016: 9.1%
Clay County:

9.1%
Nebraska:

11.4%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 96.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 51.7% for other race residents, 33.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.7 years old
(Males: 43.2 years old, Females: 44.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 47.8 years old, American Indian residents: 36.8 years old, Asian residents: 56.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.3 years old, Other race residents: 49.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $542 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $693 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sutton, Harvard, Clay Center, Edgar, Fairfield, Glenvil, Trumbull, Deweese, Ong, Inland.

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: Boy Scout Camp (A), Shestak (B), Friend Country Club (C), Swanton (D), Boswell Observatory (E), Fuhrer Fieldhouse (F), Lee Memorial Chapel and Whitcomb Conservatory (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cecho Slovansky Cemetery (1), Andrew Cemetery (2), Applegate Cemetery (3), Atlanta Cemetery (4), Old Zion Cemetery (5), Plummers Branch Cemetery (6), Johnson Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Schuerman Reservoir (A), Walnut Creek Reservoir Number 2 (B), Walnut Creek Reservoir Number 1 (C), Muff Reservoir (D), Potter-Reich Reservoir (E), Dorchester Reservoir 4-A (F), Mahloch-Kastanek Reservoir (G), Schwisow Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Branch (A), Swan Creek (B), Dry Creek (C), Sand Creek (D), Johnson Creek (E), West Fork Big Blue River (F), Walnut Grove Creek (G), Otoe Creek (H), Plummers Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clay County include: Sergeant Leodegar Schnyder Historical Marker (1), Swan City Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Buffalo County , Dundy County , Franklin County , Hall County , Morgan County, Colorado , York County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 193
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 288 (28.0% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

4.5%
Whole state:

7.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 23
  • 2000 to 2009: 141
  • 1990 to 1999: 59
  • 1980 to 1989: 42
  • 1970 to 1979: 9
  • Before 1970: 19
Note: State values scaled to Clay County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,642
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 81
  • 3 or 4: 134
  • 5 to 9: 28
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 87

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 830 (25 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,178

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

60.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,18316
Evangelical Protestant1,0149
Catholic8643
None2,481-
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: 6
Clay County:

9.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Clay County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

9.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.9%
State:

28.0%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 744 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $317,380
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $265.98
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.99%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $301,175
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.44%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 70.96%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $168,876
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.11%
Average age of principal farm operators: 50 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.56
Corn for grain: 154155 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2987 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 95736 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Clay County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 2103712.4 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.6 miles away from Clay County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 700.0 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 410.9 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 264.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from Clay County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 312.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2015 to June 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4225: June 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2014 to May 13, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4179: June 17, 2014, FEMA Id: 4179, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1517: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1517, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 24, 1997 to October 26, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1190: November 01, 1997, FEMA Id: 1190, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Nebraska Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 23, 1993 to August 05, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-998: July 19, 1993, FEMA Id: 998, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: June 10, 1990 to July 30, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-873: July 04, 1990, FEMA Id: 873, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Ice Storms, High Winds, Incident Period: April 08, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-500: April 08, 1976, FEMA Id: 500, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Wind
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 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
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (73%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Germany (0%)

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

  • German (45%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Czech (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Clay County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,994 (78.8%)
  • Carpooled: 226 (8.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 113 (4.5%)
  • Worked at home: 148 (5.8%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

97 people in nursing homes
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,172.

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.96% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($25,333 average AGI)
1.73% relocated from other states ($9,790 average AGI)
Clay County:

1.73%
Nebraska average:

2.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, NE  1.44% ($34,971 average AGI)


7.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.22% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($26,487 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($8,450 average AGI)
Clay County:

1.41%
Nebraska average:

2.88%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adams County, NE  2.14% ($33,528 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.85% ($26,667)
to Douglas County, NE  0.40% ($20,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 1.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clay County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clay County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,312 (1,161 aged, 151 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 177 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Congestive heart failure (92)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (70)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (68)
  • Unspecified dementia (56)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (52)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (51)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (43)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (41)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (35)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,203
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,248

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,399
  • In family households: 5,301 (911 male householders, 831 female householders)
    1,433 spouses, 1,677 children (1,556 natural, 33 adopted, 88 stepchildren), 145 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 103 other relatives, 116 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 994 (471 male householders (419 living alone)), 403 female householders (352 living alone)), 119 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 101

Size of family households: 902 2-persons, 294 3-persons, 271 4-persons, 170 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 771 1-person, 93 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

1,029 married couples with children.
337 single-parent households (79 men, 258 women).

91.4% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 37% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $58,834,000 ($8,680 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $383,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,242,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,285,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,894,000
Federal grants: $4,471,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,659,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,283,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,000,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,088,000
Federal Government insurance: $62,624,000

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

Births: 399
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 411
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +22
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -306
Here -45 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.54 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 15
  • 2010 to 2013: 6
  • 2000 to 2009: 133
  • 1990 to 1999: 165
  • 1980 to 1989: 191
  • 1970 to 1979: 493
  • 1960 to 1969: 306
  • 1950 to 1959: 132
  • 1940 to 1949: 230
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,313
Note: State values scaled to Clay population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 1
  • 3 rooms: 37
  • 4 rooms: 150
  • 5 rooms: 295
  • 6 rooms: 309
  • 7 rooms: 396
  • 8 rooms: 287
  • 9+ rooms: 513
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 32
  • 3 rooms: 75
  • 4 rooms: 176
  • 5 rooms: 85
  • 6 rooms: 88
  • 7 rooms: 70
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9+ rooms: 71
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 74
  • 2 bedrooms: 388
  • 3 bedrooms: 824
  • 4 bedrooms: 512
  • 5+ bedrooms: 192
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 138
  • 2 bedrooms: 238
  • 3 bedrooms: 139
  • 4 bedrooms: 74
  • 5+ bedrooms: 27
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clay County population
  • no vehicle: 25
  • 1 vehicle: 353
  • 2 vehicles: 768
  • 3 vehicles: 499
  • 4 vehicles: 228
  • 5+ vehicles: 119
  • no vehicle: 31
  • 1 vehicle: 310
  • 2 vehicles: 186
  • 3 vehicles: 66
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

87% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Nebraska.

Clay County:

87.0%
State average:

83.5%

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

  • This state: 4,843
  • Other state: 1,242
  • Northeast: 69
  • Midwest: 573
  • South: 171
  • West: 433

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (55.4%)
  • Electricity (31.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (50.9%)
  • Utility gas (36.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.2%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16
Here:

2.1%
Nebraska:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

6.9%
Nebraska:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

12.3%
Nebraska:

21.9%

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 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $86,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $999,000
    General - Other: $568,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $222,000
    Financial Administration: $211,000
    Police Protection: $196,000
    Health Services - Other: $141,000
    Corrections - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $112,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    General Public Buildings: $57,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $16,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $12,000
    Fire Protection: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $350,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $11,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial: $3,000
    Central Staff: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,669,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $204,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $229,000
    Health & Hospitals: $60,000
    Highways: $45,000
    General Support: $17,000
    Public Welfare: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $73,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $764,000
    All Other: $87,000
    General Support: $32,000
    Public Welfare: $23,000
  • Tax - Property: $177,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $94,000
    Total General Sales: $4,000
    NEC: $3,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $340,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $320,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,727,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $48,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 60
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 18
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 35
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 7
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 21
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 27
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, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7681.4 years
William5080.2 years
Robert4271.7 years
Henry4080.2 years
Mary4086.9 years
George3982.6 years
Helen3983.4 years
Harold3374.3 years
Clara3087.8 years
Esther2984.0 years
Most common last names in Clay County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Griess9179.9 years
Johnson4080.8 years
Nuss3280.3 years
Yost2983.6 years
Smith2580.2 years
Nelson2376.6 years
Ochsner1980.6 years
Miller1776.2 years
Brown1676.8 years
Hofmann1476.6 years

Businesses in Clay County, NE

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Subway: 1