Clay County NE Information


Clay County Subdivisions

Clay County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,387
Population in Households 6,291
Population in Familes 5,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $50,013
Average Household Income $63,930
Per Capita Income $26,277


Total Housing Units 3,001 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,992 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 621 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 388 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $96,906
Average Home Value $126,180


Total Households 2,613
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,783
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.67%
Households -0.17% -0.57%
Families -0.3% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


Clay County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clay County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 46 52nd
Population Density # 43 55th
Diversity Index # 24 76th
Median Household Income # 49 48th
Per Capita Income # 59 38th

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