Clay County KS Information


Clay County Subdivisions

Clay County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,487
Daytime Population: Workers 3,565
Daytime Population: Residents 4,357
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,922
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 8,347
Population in Familes 6,813
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $52,120
Average Household Income $68,523
Per Capita Income $28,704


Total Housing Units 4,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,624 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 908 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 525 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $100,523
Average Home Value $136,414


Total Households 3,532
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,344
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 -0.08% -0.32%
Households -0.1% -0.35%
Families -0.21% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.88%


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, 2017 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 Density # 49 56th
Diversity Index # 91 14th
Median Household Income # 32 70th
Per Capita Income # 17 85th

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