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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Clay County, Nebraska
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.