Live, Work & Raise a Family

Welcoming neighborhoods. Thriving businesses. Excellent schools. Well-maintained infrastructure. An well-educated and motivated workforce. A wide range of natural, cultural, and historic attributes... The Town of Clay is exceedingly proud of all it has to offer to residents, area businesses, and visitors: We are truly a great place to live, work, and raise a family!

Live here

Whether you are a young adult just starting out in life, a growing family, or an older adult looking for a comfortable retirement in a safe, prosperous community the Town of Clay offers you a wide range of neighborhoods, housing options, amenities, and 'things to do' to achieve an enjoyable quality of life. Here are just a few of the assets and resources Clay residents benefit from:

Work here

Residents in the Town of Clay have a full array of employment opportunities ranging from small, family-owned businesses, to favorite national retail chains, to a wide variety of service-sector and manufacturing operations. Conversely, businesses and employers looking to establish and operate successful businesses here will a business-friendly environment featuring a willing, educated, and highly skilled labor force; sensible commercial and industrial zoning; ample transportation and modern infrastructure; and a proven, affluent, and robust consumer base. Resources for additional learning on doing business here in Clay include:

Raise a family here

Families residing in the Town Clay have ample opportunities to enjoy life! Within town boundaries, public parks, playgrounds, trails, and water resources are a short walk, bike ride, or drive away -- as are retail shops, restaurants, senior centers, and entertainment and sports fields. Schools, health care, day care, and other services critical to families are likewise only minutes away. And, of course, Clay residents frequently benefit from being situated in the heart of Central New York, offering the events, attractions, resources, and amenities of adjacent Syracuse, NY (population 149,000 and ranked by Forbes as the 4th best place in the United States to raise a family with a low crime rate, excellent education, and low cost of living) -- as well as the natural beauty of the nearby Finger Lakes, Adirondack Mountains, and North Country regions.