Clear Lake, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Clear Lake, Iowa Info Snack

Population
7,597
Unemployment
2.2%
Poverty
6.7%
Median Home
$156,000
Median Income
$57,841
Median Rent
$623

Clear Lake SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Clear Lake, IA Crime Report

163
Total Crimes
2,157.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.89%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Clear Lake
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 163 2,157.5 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 31 410.3 266.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 31 410.3 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 132 1,747.2 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 29 383.9 371.1 340.5
Larceny 100 1,323.6 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 39.7 163.0 219.9

Clear Lake, IA Cost Of Living

91
Clear Lake's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Clear Lake Iowa National Average
Overall 91 90 100
Services 96 96 100
Groceries 96 98 100
Health 98 100 100
Housing 71 73 100
Transportation 103 101 100
Utilities 111 98 100

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Rankings for Clear Lake in Iowa

Map Of Clear Lake, IA

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Population over time in Clear Lake

Year Population % Change
2019 7,597 -0.6%
2018 7,644 0.4%
2017 7,612 -0.4%
2016 7,644 -0.4%
2015 7,675 -0.6%
2014 7,718 -0.4%
2013 7,746 -0.2%
2012 7,765 -0.2%
2011 7,782 -0.2%
2010 7,799 -

Race / Ethnicity in Clear Lake

White
91.2% (6,930)
African American
0.6% (43)
American Indian
0.8% (57)
Asian
3.5% (263)
Hawaiian
0.1% (8)
Other
0.2% (15)
Two Or More
0.5% (36)
Hispanic
3.2% (245)
Race Clear Lake IA USA
White 91.2% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 0.6% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Clear Lake

Female
53.5% (4,064)
Male
46.5% (3,532)
Gender Clear Lake IA USA
Female 53.5% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Clear Lake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (303)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (303)
High School / GED
29.0% (2,203)
Some College
20.0% (1,519)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (911)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (1,747)
Master's Degree
6.0% (455)
Professional Degree
2.0% (151)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Clear Lake IA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Clear Lake, Iowa

Less than $10,000
3.2% (24,078)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.4% (41,180)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (83,260)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (101,263)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.9% (82,810)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (108,014)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.5% (117,915)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.5% (94,962)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.8% (51,981)
$200,000 or more
7.1% (54,232)
Income Clear Lake IA USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.9% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.5% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.5% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.8% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.1% 4.6% 7.7%

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