Clay County KS Information


Clay County Subdivisions

Clay County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,602
Population in Households 8,462
Population in Familes 6,922
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 3,596
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,396
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,651 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 945 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $99,027
Average Home Value $135,779


Median Household Income $49,967
Average Household Income $64,580
Per Capita Income $27,182
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% -0.26%
Households 0.17% -0.24%
Families 0.11% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clay County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clay County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 47 56th
Population Density1 # 49 55th
Diversity Index2 # 93 12th
Median Household Income # 35 68th
Per Capita Income # 21 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.