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Clay Center, NE Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Clay Center is 800, which is 7.08% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Clay Center population density is 1,104.81 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 23.99 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Clay Center is white, which represent 94.75% of the total population. The average Clay Center education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 800. #153

Population Growth Since 2000, #312

Clay Center, NE

Population Density, #211

Clay Center, NE
1,104.81 per square mile
23.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:758 (94.75%, #439)
Black:1 (0.13%, #139)
Hispanic:86 (10.75%, #74)
Asian:12 (1.50%, #43)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1 (0.13%, #183)
One Race, Other:9 (1.13%, see rank)
Two or More Races:19 (2.38%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:67 (77.91%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:16 (18.60%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

695 (86.88%) out of the total population of 800 reported first ancestry.

 Clay Center, NE% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.42%0.56%
Czech232.88%, see rank4.81%0.47%
Danish131.63%, see rank2.36%0.42%
Dutch344.25%, see rank1.94%1.40%
English9411.75%, see rank8.30%8.02%
French172.13%, see rank2.66%3.34%
German36345.38%, see rank37.84%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish10413.00%, see rank13.72%10.80%
Italian81.00%, see rank2.79%5.52%
Norwegian131.63%, see rank2.03%1.42%
Polish151.88%, see rank3.59%3.01%
Portuguese50.63%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian101.25%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish182.25%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish70.88%, see rank1.30%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish486.00%, see rank4.41%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American121.50%, see rank4.39%7.12%
Welsh50.63%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 388 (48.50%, see rank)
Females: 412 (51.50%, see rank)

Clay Center, NE
Male: 48.50%
Female: 51.50%
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Clay Center, NE
46.00 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Clay Center, NE
44.00 years old
35.10 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Clay Center, NE
46.30 years old
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Clay Center, NE% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Under 5 years475.88%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years344.25%, see rank7.06%6.51%
10 to 14 years577.13%, see rank6.83%6.59%
15 to 19 years516.38%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years668.25%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years749.25%, see rank13.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years597.38%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years12015.00%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years14818.50%, see rank12.20%12.29%
65 to 74 years688.50%, see rank7.17%7.64%
75 to 84 617.63%, see rank4.58%4.25%
85 years and over151.88%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Clay Center, NENebraskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population545, 100%1,205,229209,056,129
Less Than High School35, 6.42%, see rank9.48%13.67%
High School Graduate210, 38.53%, see rank27.83%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree225, 41.28%, see rank33.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree58, 10.64%, see rank19.56%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree17, 3.12%, see rank9.40%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.21, see rank13.7413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Clay Center, NE NebraskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten19100.00%0.00%70.26%29.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)78100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank87.51%12.49%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3897.37%, see rank2.63%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College2395.65%, see rank4.35%, see rank79.70%20.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank68.66%31.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Clay Center, NENebraskaU.S.
Total Households363, 100%731,347116,211,092
Average Household Size2.16, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households100, 27.55%, see rank28.72%27.57%
2 or More Person Households263, 72.45%, see rank71.28%72.43%
Family Households (Families)254, 69.97%, see rank65.05%66.22%
Average Family Size2.62, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family188, 51.79%, see rank50.89%48.42%
Nonfamily Households109, 30.03%, see rank34.95%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Clay Center, NE%NebraskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total662see rank1,467,464252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over322100%, see rank722,917123,281,364
Never Married7723.91%, see rank32.45%35.77%
Married20663.98%, see rank55.59%52.04%
Widowed41.24%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced3510.87%, see rank9.51%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over340100%, see rank744,547129,692,771
Never Married5215.29%, see rank25.96%29.48%
Married19256.47%, see rank53.55%49.19%
Widowed5115.00%, see rank9.13%9.16%
Divorced4513.24%, see rank11.36%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Clay Center, NE%NebraskaU.S.
Native76095.00%, see rank93.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence57471.75%, see rank65.36%58.73%
Born in Different State18322.88%, see rank27.42%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
30.38%, see rank0.73%1.42%
Foreign Born405.00%, see rank6.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship172.13%, see rank2.30%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship232.88%, see rank4.19%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia121.50%, see rank1.71%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.51%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America283.50%, see rank3.65%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Clay Center, NE%NebraskaU.S.
English34494.77%, see rank89.37%79.39%
Spanish113.03%, see rank6.44%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages20.55%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages61.65%, see rank1.37%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.69%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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