Lifestyle and Safety
Clay County has the small town advantage of comfort and closeness without being confining. The quiet living coupled with close proximity to Manhattan provides all the amenities and luxuries. The well-established neighborhoods with big trees and nice homes provide a safe nurturing environment for people of all ages. Active police and sheriff departments as well as good neighborhood watch programs keep crime low.
Clay County is a safe, easygoing place where you can feel comfortable letting your kids play outside and walk to school. Parents here know their children’s friends – as well as their children’s friends’ parents – and there are plenty of extracurricular activities to keep kids busy.