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People

Total Population 4,240
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 24.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,995
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 59.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,415
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $548
Median House Value $87,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
US/American 0%
English 18.4%
Irish 17.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clay Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles W of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 67432
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.376
Longitude -97.124

Clay Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CLAY CENTER
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station MILFORD LAKE
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches
Station TUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Clay Center, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Oakhill (67432)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clifton 574 $59,306
Green 125 $59,219
Leonardville 410 $60,625
Morganville 160 $45,833
Riley 971 $50,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clay Center Public Libraries

Library
Clay Center Carnegie Library
706 SIXTH STREET
Clay Center, Kansas
(785) 632-3889
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Clay Center Hospitals

CLAY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Local)
617 LIBERTY
(785) 632-2144
Emergency Service: Yes

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Clay Center High Schools

CLAY CENTER COMMUNITY HIGH
1630 NINTH ST
785-632-2131
Serves 417 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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