Clay Center employment information

IndexClay CenterKansasNational
Income per capita$21,640$27,367$28,555
Median household income$40,969$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,000$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,357$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$29,896$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$14,321$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate1.7%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level12.7%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Clay Center is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Clay Center is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Clay Center is 72% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Clay Center is 18% lower than the national average.

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Clay Center median earnings by income bracket

Clay Center employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry24.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.4%7.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%8.1%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%13.4%
Public administration2.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%7.5%
Education, health & social services10.8%37.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Longford, KS206$65,62523%
Wakefield, KS1,034$57,6048%
Green, KS144$55,0003%
Clifton, KS577$45,83314%
Milford, KS519$43,03620%
Clay Center, KS4,280$40,96923%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hurstbourne, KY4,280$100,28888%
North Kansas City, MO4,280$38,42328%
Pendleton, IN4,279$54,2932%
Liberty, NY4,281$27,86848%
Alfred, NY4,278$20,22762%
Clay Center, KS4,280$40,96923%
Source: The Clay Center, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.