Clay County , Kansas

Clay County: County in Kansas, United States

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,535 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,025 inhabitants. Its county seat is Clay Center. The county was created 164 years ago in 1857.

Clay County Quick Facts

Population : 8,025 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County, Clay County
Area : 1698 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : Henry Clay
Capital : Clay Center
Establishment : February 02, 1857
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 22:26:21 (18th January 2022)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.36% (2010-2020)
Weather : 29℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on Kansas map.
Clay County Kansas Courthouse image
Clay County Kansas Courthouse
Clay County Kansas Courthouse image

Geography

Clay County is located at 39°20'59"N 97°9'55"W (39.3497100, -97.1651700). It has 6 neighbors: Cloud County, Dickinson County, Geary County, Ottawa County, Riley County and Washington County.

Clay County map

The largest city of Clay County is Clay Center with a population of 4,173. Other cities include, Wakefield population 920, Green population 218, Morganville population 190 and Longford population 73. See all Clay County cities & populated places.

Clay County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clay County.

City Name Population Title
Clay Center 4,173 City in Kansas
Wakefield 920 City in Kansas
Green 218 City in Clay County, Kansas, United States
Morganville 190 Human settlement in Clay County, Kansas, United States of America
Longford 73 Human settlement in Clay County, Kansas, United States of America
Oak Hill 24 City in Kansas, United States

Weather

Clay County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. more

Clay County has 6 neighbours.

  • Clay Center

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay County decreased by 6.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,535 - census
2011 8,529 -0.07% estimation process
2012 8,504 -0.29% estimation process
2013 8,388 -1.38% estimation process
2014 8,301 -1.05% estimation process
2015 8,293 -0.1% estimation process
2016 8,105 -2.32% estimation process
2017 8,006 -1.24% estimation process
2018 8,003 -0.04% estimation process
2019 8,002 -0.01% estimation process
2020 8,025 0.29% estimation process

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