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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Clay is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 2,548. Clay is in Lancaster County. Living in Clay offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Clay and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Clay are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$215,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,068
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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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
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    24%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Clay

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,435
National
$55,322
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