Latest Data (2017)
Population 3,980
Nationwide Rank 5385

Quick Facts

Clay Center, Kansas is the 5,385th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Clay Center, Kansas is a city.

Clay Center, Kansas is currently 15.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Clay Center, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5375 Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 3,985 -4.5%
5376 Hiram, Georgia 3,984 163.1%
5377 New Lebanon, Ohio 3,984 -6.0%
5378 Rossville, Georgia 3,984 13.8%
5379 Chagrin Falls, Ohio 3,983 -0.8%
5380 Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania 3,983 -14.0%
5381 Malden, Missouri 3,983 -16.7%
5382 Haleyville, Alabama 3,982 -7.6%
5383 Washington, Georgia 3,982 -6.6%
5384 Leland, Mississippi 3,981 -27.3%
5385 Clay Center, Kansas 3,980 -12.7%
5386 Rose Hill, Kansas 3,980 14.3%
5387 Elkin, North Carolina 3,978 -4.8%
5388 Manning, South Carolina 3,977 -0.9%
5389 Bunker Hill Village, Texas 3,974 8.4%
5390 Walton, Kentucky 3,974 59.2%
5391 Marshall, Wisconsin 3,973 14.7%
5392 Gamewell, North Carolina 3,971 3.1%
5393 Weston, West Virginia 3,971 -7.4%
5394 Le Claire, Iowa 3,969 35.5%
5395 Ely, Nevada 3,968 -0.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3604 Bel Aire 7,914 30.4%
3633 Wellington 7,822 -9.6%
3638 Fort Scott 7,813 -5.8%
3651 Bonner Springs 7,784 14.8%
3670 Park City 7,729 24.2%
3812 Valley Center 7,300 30.1%
3978 Roeland Park 6,772 -5.9%
3986 Pratt 6,748 2.9%
4035 Spring Hill 6,618 125.4%
4123 Abilene 6,380 -2.6%
4130 Mulvane 6,359 22.1%
4148 Eudora 6,329 45.2%
4212 De Soto 6,107 32.7%
4254 Basehor 6,015 156.9%
4303 Ulysses 5,912 -0.7%
4432 Paola 5,580 10.4%
4494 Tonganoxie 5,444 94.7%
4532 Colby 5,361 -1.5%
4535 Iola 5,354 -15.0%
4666 Concordia 5,099 -10.3%
4867 Goddard 4,746 123.9%
4897 Wamego 4,703 10.3%
4930 Baldwin City 4,644 31.8%
4976 Maize 4,557 85.4%
5012 Edwardsville 4,498 7.2%
5022 Louisburg 4,487 70.0%
5037 Russell 4,463 -4.7%
5074 Goodland 4,411 -10.6%
5156 Osawatomie 4,298 -9.2%
5385 Clay Center 3,980 -12.7%
5386 Rose Hill 3,980 14.3%
5402 Baxter Springs 3,958 -13.6%
5403 Fairway 3,957 0.1%
5475 Larned 3,855 -8.6%
5478 Scott City 3,851 -1.0%
5493 Hugoton 3,831 3.6%
5532 Hesston 3,782 5.2%
5580 Beloit 3,710 -7.3%
5690 Mission Hills 3,573 -0.5%
5698 Lyons 3,565 -4.1%
5814 Frontenac 3,413 13.4%
5952 Marysville 3,271 -2.4%
5954 Lindsborg 3,268 -1.7%
5958 Holton 3,266 -2.4%
5972 Garnett 3,253 -3.2%
6068 Hiawatha 3,147 -8.8%
6129 Columbus 3,096 -8.6%
6183 Ellsworth 3,054 3.0%
6293 Kingman 2,929 -14.1%
6327 Galena 2,900 -11.5%
6371 Hillsboro 2,850 -0.6%
6424 Osage City 2,796 -7.0%
6451 Norton 2,775 -7.7%
6545 Girard 2,706 -3.7%
6625 St. Marys 2,645 19.6%
6710 Sabetha 2,569 -0.6%
6719 Hoisington 2,559 -13.4%
6729 Burlington 2,553 -8.1%
6766 Clearwater 2,524 13.7%
6777 Phillipsburg 2,512 -6.8%
6784 South Hutchinson 2,507 -1.1%
6927 Eureka 2,401 -17.4%
7024 Herington 2,332 -8.9%
7053 Neodesha 2,315 -18.4%
7136 Fredonia 2,270 -12.2%
7193 Sterling 2,230 -16.6%
7225 Lakin 2,205 -4.5%
7244 Cimarron 2,190 11.2%
7260 Cherryvale 2,180 -8.7%
7277 Cheney 2,170 19.6%
7336 Anthony 2,132 -14.4%
7373 Holcomb 2,112 6.0%
7410 Oakley 2,096 -3.5%
7490 Halstead 2,054 9.6%
7499 Council Grove 2,051 -12.0%
7524 Seneca 2,039 -3.1%
7547 Caney 2,026 -2.8%
7581 Ellinwood 2,009 -6.7%
7584 Kechi 2,007 39.3%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 3,980 5,385
2016 4,069 5,303
2015 4,173 5,225
2014 4,177 5,202
2013 4,239 5,140
2012 4,315 5,073
2011 4,328 5,064
2010 4,334 5,048
2009 4,366 4,973
2008 4,416 4,920
2007 4,370 4,930
2006 4,323 4,939
2005 4,325 4,894
2004 4,338 4,863
2003 4,381 4,814
2002 4,446 4,765
2001 4,509 4,704
2000 4,564 4,661
1990 4,721 4,227