Clay Center Butler County, Kansas

Clay Center: City in Kansas

About

Clay Center is a city located in the county of Butler in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,334 and a population density of 536 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,991 inhabitants.

The city was created 159 years ago in 1861.

Clay County Kansas Courthouse image
Clay County Kansas Courthouse
Clay County Kansas Courthouse image

Geography

Clay Center is located at 37°31'10"N 96°46'16"W (37.5194600, -96.7711400).

Clay Center map

Weather

Clay Center forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Clay Center Quick Facts

Population : 3,991 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Butler County
Postal code : 67432
Phone Area Codes : 785
Area : 8.08 km2
Altitude : 1,201 feet / 366 meters
Capital city : Clay Center is capital of Clay County
Establishment : January 01, 1862 (159 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:54:01 (27th October 2021)
Density : 494 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.59% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay Center decreased by 8.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,334 - census
2011 4,333 -0.02% estimation process
2012 4,311 -0.51% estimation process
2013 4,241 -1.65% estimation process
2014 4,181 -1.44% estimation process
2015 4,160 -0.5% estimation process
2016 4,058 -2.51% estimation process
2017 3,998 -1.5% estimation process
2018 3,991 -0.18% estimation process
2019 3,983 -0.2% estimation process
2020 3,991 0.2% estimation process

Clay Center zip code is 67432. County name: Clay, County fips: 20027

People born in Clay Center (19)

People born in Clay Center, including historian Tenney Frank, botanist Alwyn Howard Gentry, politician George Docking, you can see a list of people who born in Clay Center.

  • Don Duckwall (American assistant director and production manager) he was born in 02/04/1916
  • Nicole Ohlde (American basketball player) she was born in 13/03/1982
  • Brady Cowell (American college football coach, basketball coach, baseball coach, athletic director (1899-1989)) he was born in 05/12/1899
  • Dave Wiemers (College football coach) he was born in 18/04/1968
  • Don W. Wilson (Archivist of the United States) he was born in 07/12/1942
  • Eldon Danenhauer (American football player) he was born in 04/10/1935
  • Ken Swenson (American middle-distance runner) he was born in 18/04/1948
  • Ray D. Hahn (American football coach (1897-1989)) he was born in 19/11/1897
  • Slow Joe Doyle (American professional baseball pitcher) he was born in 25/08/1881
  • Tim Strothers (baseball player) he was born in 01/08/1879
  • Tracy Claeys (American college football coach) he was born in 25/12/1968
  • E. R. Cowell (American football player and coach, basketball player, baseball player) he was born in 24/09/1897
  • Orchid I. Jordan (American politician) she was born in 17/08/1910
  • Bill Danenhauer (American-football player (1934-)) he was born in 03/06/1934
  • Archie F. Howard (U.S. Marine Corps Major General) he was born in 29/01/1892
  • Hal Brill (American football tailback) he was born in 26/03/1914

Schools in Clay Center

College & universities near Clay Center, KS

Code Name City ZIP
154800 Butler Community College El Dorado (KS) 67042-3280
155900 Southwestern College Winfield (KS) 67156-6224
156107 Wichita State University-Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita (KS) 67226
408066 Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita Wichita (KS) 67226-0000
451884 National American University-Wichita Wichita (KS) 67206-1097

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Clay Center, KS

Code Name Address Type
NEW Newton 414 North Main St. RAIL
HUT Hutchinson North Walnut St & East 3rd Ave RAIL

Post offices near Clay Center

Post Office Name City ZIP
Atlanta Post Office Atlanta (KS) 67008

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Butler County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Butler County , KS. (more)

City Name Population Title
Prairie Village 22,315 City in Kansas, United States
Andover 13,672 City in Kansas, United States
Rose Hill 3,979 City in Butler County, Kansas, United States
Douglass 1,646 City in Butler County, Kansas, United States of America
Towanda 1,446 Township in Butler County, Kansas
Augusta 1,216 City in Butler County, Kansas, United States
Benton 865 City in Kansas
El Dorado 804 City in and county seat of Butler County, Kansas, United States
Leon 730 City in Butler County, Kansas, United States of America
Whitewater 723 City in Butler County, Kansas, United States of America
Rosalia 630 Census-designated place in Butler County, Kansas
Bloomington 534 City in Kansas, United States
Potwin 438 City in Butler County, Kansas, United States of America
Chelsea 266 Township in Butler County, Kansas
Elbing 230 City in Butler County, Kansas, United States
Latham 137 City in Butler County, Kansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Clay Center distances to largest Kansas cities