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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Housing
    A-
  3. Nightlife
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    B+
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    B-
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    B-
Clay County is located in Kansas with a population of 8,142. In Clay County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Clay County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Clay County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$97,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$639
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Clay County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    198.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    223.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,441
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    74.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Clay County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,186
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Clay County

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