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Clay Center, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Clay Center had a population of 278 as of July 1, 2019. Clay Center ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clay Center is located at latitude 41.5634 and longitude -83.3619 in Ottawa County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Clay Center encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ottawa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Village of Clay Center (GNIS ID: 2397636) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Clay Center is located within Township of Allen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ottawa County.


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Clay Center, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Clay Center, OH Housing Affordability Index is 258
State of Ohio Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Clay Center, OH Wealth Index is 86
State of Ohio Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 278
Population in Households 278
Population in Families 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 268
Diversity Index1 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,391
Average Household Income $80,338
Per Capita Income $30,318
Wealth Index3 86

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $136,667
Housing Affordability Index2 258
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.08% -0.14%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families 0.98% -0.25%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Clay Center, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clay Center to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1010 17th
Population Density # 1151 5th
Diversity Index # 561 54th
Median Household Income # 316 74th
Per Capita Income # 392 68th

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