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Clay County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 6,267 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clay County: 74.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (32.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.2%), Construction (16.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 8%
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  • Races in Clay County, NE (2019)
    • 5,54888.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5789.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 901.4%Two or more races
    • 130.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 130.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 50.08%Asian alone
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 3,197  (51.0%)
Females: 3,070  (49.0%)
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Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,838 ($34,259 in 1999)
This county:

$58,838
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $432 (lower quartile is $353, upper quartile is $529)
This county:

$432
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,204 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Clay:

$101,204
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,161 - $175,495

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $134,837
Here:

$134,837
State:

$210,948

Townhouses or other attached units: $99,412
Here:

$99,412
State:

$216,449

In 2-unit structures: $62,272
Here:

$62,272
State:

$141,367

Mobile homes: $33,527
Here:

$33,527
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,094
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $472

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
Clay County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 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
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $254,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Clay, NE residents
Average permit cost in Clay, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,644 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,495 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Clay, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clay, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clay, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.4%
Clay County:

9.4%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.2% for other race residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.8 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 42.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.8 years old, Black residents: 52.7 years old, American Indian residents: 70.5 years old, Asian residents: 60.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.4 years old, Other race residents: 28.9 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 November 2020:
Here:

1.8%
Nebraska:

2.7%

Unemployment by year in Clay, NE
County total employment by year in Clay, NE
County average yearly wages by year in Clay, NE

Current college students: 193
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 258 (46.5% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

4.1%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 152010 or later
  • 1072000 to 2009
  • 701990 to 1999
  • 421980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970

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: 2,666
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 86
  • 3 or 4: 140
  • 5 to 9: 21
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 80

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 827 (11 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,253

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 427% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.6 miles away from Clay County center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 352.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 225.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 281.2 miles away from Clay County center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4420, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 13, 2018 - April 18, 2018, FEMA Id: 4375, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winds: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clay

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,837 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 227 (9.8%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 12 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 70 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 145 (6.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (82%)
  • Spain (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Other Northern Europe (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Austria (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County


  • German (44%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Czech (4%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

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 $58,340.

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,637 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.23% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($38,637 average AGI)
1.74% relocated from other states ($19,294 average AGI)
Clay County:

1.74%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, NE  1.58% ($41,395 average AGI)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.75% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($41,163 average AGI)
1.06% relocated to other states ($7,752 average AGI)
Clay County:

1.06%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adams County, NE  2.16% ($44,528 average AGI)

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 2019: 11.5

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 population in Clay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.3%
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: 1,312 (1,161 aged, 151 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 177 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Clay County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

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: 6,267
  • Male householders: 1,369 (362 living alone), Female householders: 1,210 (375 living alone)
  • 1,458 spouses (1,438 opposite-sex spouses), 148 unmarried partners, (148 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,706 children (1,554 natural, 16 adopted, 140 stepchildren), 107 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 0 foster children, 41 other relatives, 85 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 92

Size of family households: 924 2-persons, 276 3-persons, 255 4-persons, 153 5-persons, 62 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 737 1-person, 114 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

1,122 married couples with children.
277 single-parent households (60 men, 217 women).

92.2% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% 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:

7.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.3

Year house built in Clay County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Clay County, Nebraska
  • 182014 or later
  • 42010 to 2013
  • 1292000 to 2009
  • 1081990 to 1999
  • 1431980 to 1989
  • 5511970 to 1979
  • 4151960 to 1969
  • 1611950 to 1959
  • 2011940 to 1949
  • 1,2411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 553 rooms
  • 994 rooms
  • 2775 rooms
  • 3396 rooms
  • 3807 rooms
  • 3048 rooms
  • 6099+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Nebraska
  • 81 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 643 rooms
  • 924 rooms
  • 1035 rooms
  • 856 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 729+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 4262 bedrooms
  • 8423 bedrooms
  • 5004 bedrooms
  • 2375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Nebraska
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1021 bedroom
  • 2222 bedrooms
  • 1223 bedrooms
  • 514 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 23no vehicle
  • 3321 vehicle
  • 8892 vehicles
  • 5143 vehicles
  • 1874 vehicles
  • 1295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 28no vehicle
  • 2321 vehicle
  • 1532 vehicles
  • 873 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

87.6% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Nebraska.

Clay County:

87.6%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 4,711
  • Other state: 1,270
  • Northeast: 58
  • Midwest: 583
  • South: 118
  • West: 528
Year householders moved into unit in Clay County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.6%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 35.4%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 2.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 19
Here:

2.7%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

5.7%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

13.8%
Nebraska:

19.2%

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 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $838,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,245,000
    General - Other: $1,614,000
    Financial Administration: $427,000
    Police Protection: $399,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Correctional Institutions: $246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $87,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $147,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,468,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,365,000
    General Local Government Support: $392,000
    Other: $137,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,006,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $326,000
    Death and Gift: $321,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,910,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $838,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,245,000
    General - Other: $1,614,000
    Financial Administration: $427,000
    Police Protection: $399,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Correctional Institutions: $246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $87,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $147,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,468,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,365,000
    General Local Government Support: $392,000
    Other: $137,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,006,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $326,000
    Death and Gift: $321,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,910,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $838,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,245,000
    General - Other: $1,614,000
    Financial Administration: $427,000
    Police Protection: $399,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Correctional Institutions: $246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $87,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $147,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,468,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,365,000
    General Local Government Support: $392,000
    Other: $137,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,006,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $326,000
    Death and Gift: $321,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,910,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $838,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,245,000
    General - Other: $1,614,000
    Financial Administration: $427,000
    Police Protection: $399,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Correctional Institutions: $246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $87,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $147,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,468,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,365,000
    General Local Government Support: $392,000
    Other: $137,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,006,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $326,000
    Death and Gift: $321,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,910,000

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
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