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Clay Center is a city in Clay County, in the Hastings metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for its location in Clay County.
The latitude of Clay Center is 40.521N. The longitude is -98.055W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,785 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 839.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clay Center demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68933 ZIP code.
38% of Clay Center residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clay Center ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clay Center was $17,577, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Clay Center residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Clay Center, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $312. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.
Libraries in Clay Center include Clay Center Public Library ... View libraries
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clay Center political report.
The average commute time for Clay Center workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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