Clay County, KS

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2020 Population
8,030
0.643% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44.1
3.76% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.36%
9.07% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$47,880
11.2% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$105,500
7.65% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Clay County, KS had a population of 8.03k people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $47,880. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Clay County, KS declined from 8,082 to 8,030, a −0.643% decrease and its median household income declined from $53,929 to $47,880, a −11.2% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clay County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.65%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.15%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.996%).

None of the households in Clay County, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Clay County, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Clay County, KS was $105,500, and the homeownership rate was 72%.

Most people in Clay County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Clay County, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Clay County, KS is home to a population of 8.03k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.34% of Clay County, KS residents were born outside of the country (108 people).

In 2020, there were 35.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.52k people) in Clay County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 213 White (Hispanic) and 92 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of Clay County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Clay County, KS was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clay County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.52k ± 19
  2. White (Hispanic)
    213 ± 15
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    92 ± 57.2
2.65%
Hispanic Population
213 people

In 2020, there were 35.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.52k people) in Clay County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 213 White (Hispanic) and 92 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.65% of the people in Clay County, KS are hispanic (213 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Clay County, KS as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.34%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
108 people
1.56%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
126 people

As of 2020, 1.34% of Clay County, KS residents (108 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clay County, KS was 1.56%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    380 ± 109
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    353 ± 120
  3. World War II
    91 ± 48

Clay County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Clay County, KS employs 3.75k people. The largest industries in Clay County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (485 people), Educational Services (466 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (377 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($93,068), Information ($86,058), and Utilities ($68,021).

Occupations

3.75k
2020 Value
± 367
−2.65%
1 Year decline
± 14%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clay County, KS declined at a rate of −2.65%, from 3.85k employees to 3.75k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clay County, KS, are Management Occupations (434 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (400 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (389 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clay County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.75k
2020 Value
± 367
−2.65%
1 Year decline
± 14%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clay County, KS declined at a rate of −2.65%, from 3.85k employees to 3.75k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clay County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (485 people), Educational Services (466 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (377 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clay County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Clay County, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,292
Median earning men ± $6,130
$22,828
Median earning women ± $3,714

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($93,114), Information ($87,115), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,022).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($59,920), Construction ($50,341), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,094).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 70
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 64
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 58
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.2B
  2. $16.7B
  3. $13.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $20.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($16.7B) and Live animals/fish ($13.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
76.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 76.8% to $406B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $20.1B
  2. $14.7B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $20.1B, followed by Nebraska with $14.7B and Texas and $14.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Clay County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 76% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.65%).

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.659% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (593k), Some college (554k), and Bachelors Degree (440k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Clay County, KS was $105,500 in 2020, which is 0.459 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $98,000 to $105,500, a 7.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Clay County, KS is 72%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Clay County, KS have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clay County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$105,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,987
$2,695
Median Property Taxes
±$304

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clay County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Clay County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72%
Homeownership
2020
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72% of the housing units in Clay County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.1%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4581
  2. Census Tract 4582

The following map shows all of the tracts in Clay County, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$47,880
Median Household Income
± $9,515
3.74k
Number of Households
± 386

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.74k households in Clay County, KS declined from $47,880 from the previous year's value of $53,929.

The following chart displays the households in Clay County, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clay County, KS is from Kansas.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.72%)

In 2020, 84.6% of workers in Clay County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.6%) and those who worked at home (5.72%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clay County, KS have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.57% of the workforce in Clay County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clay County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clay County, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.36% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clay County, KS (580 out of 7.89k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clay County, KS is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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94.5% of the population of Clay County, KS has health coverage, with 43% on employee plans, 8.26% on Medicaid, 17.9% on Medicare, 20.6% on non-group plans, and 4.73% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Clay County, KS see 800 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.503% increase from the previous year (796 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2667 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1334 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

800 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clay County, KS

Primary care physicians in Clay County, KS see an average of 800 patients per year. This represents a 0.503% increase from the previous year (796 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clay County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 15.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.52%
Uninsured
43%
Employer Coverage
8.26%
Medicaid
17.9%
Medicare
20.6%
Non-Group
4.73%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clay County, KS declined by 24% from 7.26% to 5.52%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Clay County, KS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 31.8% in Clay County, KS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.11% in Clay County, KS.

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