Clay County, Nebraska Population 2018

Clay County, Nebraska's estimated population is 6,205 with a growth rate of -1.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Nebraska is the 47th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,205-108-1.71%
20166,3131642.67%
20166,149-142-2.26%
20156,291-23-0.36%
20146,314-45-0.71%
20136,359-26-0.41%
20126,385-69-1.07%
20116,454-82-1.25%
20106,536-587-8.24%
19907,123-983-12.13%
19808,106-160-1.94%
19708,266-451-5.17%
19608,717170.20%
19508,700-1,745-16.71%
194010,445-3,126-23.03%
193013,571-915-6.32%
192014,486-1,243-7.90%
191015,729-6-0.04%
190015,735-575-3.53%
189016,3105,01644.41%
188011,29411,24020814.81%
1870540.00%

Clay County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,115
Two or More Races83
Some Other Race58
Black or African American25
Asian19
American Indian and Alaska Native13

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Clay County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Clay County, Nebraska Median Age

43.6


Total

42.8


Male

44.2


Female

Clay County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,785 adults, (1,212 of which are seniors) in Clay County, Nebraska.

Clay County, Nebraska Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,089

48.93%

Male

3,224

51.07%

Clay County, Nebraska Households and Families

Clay County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All76.7%23.3%
Male75.4%24.6%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female49.2%50.8%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6002.3976.7
Married1,4482.9688.7
Non Family8491.1462.1
Female1773.3249.2
Male1262.9475.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Nebraska Households

Clay County, Nebraska Education

Clay County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1784.11%
9th to 12th Grade2716.25%
High School Graduate1,51835.03%
Some College99322.92%
Associates Degree56513.04%
Bachelors Degree60413.94%
Graduate Degree2044.71%

Clay County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9913,698785
Hispanic25812923
Other Race4522
Multiple Races3933
Asian195
Native American13
Black1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 19.67%.

Clay County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,993$37,848$22,921
Less Than High School$23,571$24,226$
High School Grad$29,054$36,838$18,510
Some College$30,227$39,632$22,523
Bachelors Degree$37,500$44,875$31,736
Graduate Degree$59,167$56,250$60,179

$30,993

Average Earnings

$37,848

Average Male

$22,921

Average Female

Clay County, Nebraska Language

Clay County, Nebraska Language by Age

Clay County, Nebraska Language

91.61% of Clay County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 8.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.70% of the population.

Clay County, Nebraska Poverty

Clay County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,5334438.01%
Hispanic55216129.17%
Multiple802936.25%
Other582441.38%

9.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

11.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Nebraska is Other, with 41.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Nebraska is White, with 8.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.45%.

Clay County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.15%
High School8.91%
Some College5.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.01%

Clay County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.58%
Male Unemployed13.04%
Female Employed7.49%
Male Employed3.35%

Clay County, Nebraska Income

Clay County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,613$61,976
Families$61,165$71,489
Married Families$68,269$
Non Families$32,524$40,710

Clay County, Nebraska Marital Status

Clay County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Clay County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Nebraska Veterans

Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by War

492

Number of Veterans

459

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam200
Korea92
Second Gulf War63
First Gulf War61
World War II19

Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+150
65 to 74116
35 to 5499
55 to 6489
18 to 3438

Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White48410.40%
2 or More49.52%
Other48.89%

Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Nebraska Employment Status

Clay County, Nebraska Employment by Age

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Clay County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Clay County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sutton15021411-91-6.06%
Harvard1013954-59-5.82%
Clay Center760717-43-5.66%
Edgar498470-28-5.62%
Fairfield387364-23-5.94%
Glenvil307288-19-6.19%
Trumbull 205194-11-5.37%
Deweese6763-4-5.97%
Ong6359-4-6.35%
Saronville4745-2-4.26%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990