Clay County, Nebraska Population 2022

Clay County, Nebraska's estimated population is 6,016 with a growth rate of -0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Nebraska is the 47th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 6,542 and has seen a growth of -8.04% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Clay County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Clay County, Nebraska Population by Race

Clay County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Clay County, Nebraska Median Age

41.9


Total

42


Male

41.8


Female

Clay County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,692 adults, (1,263 of whom are seniors) in Clay County, Nebraska.

Clay County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,037

49.04%

Male

3,156

50.96%

Clay County, Nebraska Population by Age

Clay County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clay County, Nebraska Household Types

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.87

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Clay County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Clay County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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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 100.00%.

Clay County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,150

Average Earnings

$42,997

Average Male

$30,122

Average Female

Clay County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clay County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Clay County, Nebraska Language

93.23% of Clay County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 6.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.59% of the population.

Clay County, Nebraska Language

Clay County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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9.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.66%

Male Poverty Rate

9.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Nebraska is White, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 26.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.30%.

Clay County, Nebraska Poverty

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Clay County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Clay County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clay County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Clay County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

64.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Clay County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clay County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Clay County, Nebraska Marital Status

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370

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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9.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Clay County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Clay County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.25%

Born in Clay County, Nebraska

96.19%

Native Born

3.81%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

2.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.19% of Clay County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 77.25% having been born in Nebraska. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clay County, Nebraska Place of Birth

  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

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