Clay Center is a tiny city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 732 people and just one neighborhood, Clay Center is the 135th largest community in Nebraska. Clay Center has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Clay Center, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.02% of Clay Center’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Clay Center is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Clay Center who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), sales jobs (9.91%) and management occupations (8.53%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Clay Center has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Clay Center’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small city, Clay Center does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.