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Clay County
  • County in Texas

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade A
  3. Nightlife
    grade D
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C minus
  11. Commute
    grade C

editorial

Clay County is located in Texas with a population of 10,444. 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.

About

Population
10,444

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$110,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$754
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Clay County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,125
National
$64,994

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