Clear Lake, IA

7,644 Population
10.8 square miles 708 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
708
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
65.9%
was 69.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.7%
was 2.2%
 
Percent Under 18
21.4%
was 24.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.5%
was 20.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
14.4%
was 15.9%
 
Median Household Income
$51,004
was $49,219
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.3
45.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
352.4
was 77.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,623.7
was 3,000.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,388
was 4,113
 
Median Rent
$619
was $571
 
Total Building Permits
46
was 13
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,349
was 3,272
 
Homeownership Rate
73.7%
was 76.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
10
was 13
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
406.4
was 381.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
54.1%
was 52.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
36
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
11.0
was 3.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
5.9
was 1.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.5%
was 97.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.0%
was 95.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.1%
was 27.2%
 

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