Clerk Offices in Clay County, Iowa

There are 3 Clerk Offices in Clay County, Iowa, serving a population of 16,387 people in an area of 568 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 5,462 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 189 square miles.

In Iowa, Clay County is ranked 43rd of 99 counties in Clerk Offices per capita, and 32nd of 99 counties in Clerk Offices per square mile.

List of Clay County Clerk Offices

Find Clay County, Iowa clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court.

Clay County Clerk 215 West 4th Street Spencer, IA

Royal City Clerk 302 Main Street Royal, IA

Spencer City Clerk 418 2nd Avenue West Spencer, IA

About the Clay County Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in Clay County, IA are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The Clay County Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through Iowa state, Clay County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • Clay County public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • Clay County, Iowa vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations

Clay County Household Demographic Statistics

Find Clay County Households, Marital Status, and Veteran Status. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Clay County Households
 Clay CountyIowa
Married Couples3,625 (49.4%)634,021 (50.4%)
Nonfamily Households2,760 (37.6%)456,345 (36.3%)
Clay County Marital Status
 Clay CountyIowa
Married Couples3,625 (49.4%)634,021 (50.4%)
Unmarried Couples489 (3.1%)85,782 (2.8%)
Never Married Men1,676 (25.9%)410,089 (33.0%)
Separated Men65 (1.0%)11,931 (1.0%)
Widowed Men299 (4.6%)34,281 (2.8%)
Divorced Men721 (11.2%)123,752 (9.9%)
Never Married Women1,356 (20.0%)335,810 (26.2%)
Separated Women182 (2.7%)17,140 (1.3%)
Widowed Women917 (13.5%)122,282 (9.5%)
Divorced Women653 (9.6%)146,160 (11.4%)
Clay County Veteran Status
 Clay CountyIowa
Veterans1,107 (8.8%)188,867 (7.9%)