Clay County, Nebraska

Clay County: County in Nebraska, United States

About

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,542 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 6,216 inhabitants. Its county seat is Clay Center. The county was created 151 years ago in 1870.

Quick Facts about Clay County

Population : 6,216 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (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 : 1485 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Henry Clay
Capital : Clay Center
Establishment : January 01, 1871
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:35:25 (19th August 2022)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.24% (2010-2020)
Clay County locator map
Location of Clay County on Nebraska map.
Clay County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 6 image
Clay County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 6
Clay County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 6 image

Geography

Clay County is located at 40°31'28"N 98°3'5"W (40.5244300, -98.0512800). It has 6 neighbors: Adams County, Fillmore County, Hamilton County, Nuckolls County, Webster County and York County.

Clay County map

The largest city of Clay County is Harvard with a population of 966. Other cities include, Edgar population 451, Fairfield population 369, Glenvil population 294 and Verona population 259. See all Clay County cities & populated places.

Clay County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Harvard 966 City in Clay County, Nebraska
Clay Center 723 Township in Clay County, Kansas
Edgar 451 Human settlement in Clay County, Nebraska, United States of America
Fairfield 369 Human settlement in Clay County, Nebraska, United States of America
Glenvil 294 Human settlement in Clay County, Nebraska, United States of America
Verona 259 Human settlement in United States of America
Trumbull 196 Village in Nebraska, U.
Sutton 111 City in Clay County, Nebraska, United States
Eldorado 98 Human settlement in United States of America
Inland 91 Township in Clay County, Nebraska
Deweese 65 Human settlement in Clay County, Nebraska, United States of America
Ong 60 Settlement in Nebraska, USA
Saronville 45 Human settlement in Clay County, Nebraska, United States of America

Clay County has 6 neighbours.

  • Clay Center

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clay County decreased by 5.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,542 - census
2011 6,453 -1.38% estimation process
2012 6,384 -1.08% estimation process
2013 6,358 -0.41% estimation process
2014 6,314 -0.7% estimation process
2015 6,291 -0.37% estimation process
2016 6,135 -2.54% estimation process
2017 6,186 0.82% estimation process
2018 6,202 0.26% estimation process
2019 6,203 0.02% estimation process
2020 6,216 0.21% estimation process

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