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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B
Clay County is located in Nebraska with a population of 6,264. 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
$85,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$559
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Clay County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Clay County

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,167
National
$55,322

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