Clay County KS Information


Clay County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,232
Population in Households 8,092
Population in Familes 6,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $52,028
Average Household Income $67,919
Per Capita Income $28,443


Total Housing Units 4,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,762 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 662 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 618 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $105,029
Average Home Value $136,848


Total Households 3,424
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,265
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.44% -0.81%
Households -0.47% -0.84%
Families -0.6% -0.93%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.13%


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, 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 # 47 56th
Population Density # 49 54th
Diversity Index # 95 10th
Median Household Income # 30 72nd
Per Capita Income # 16 86th

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