The City of Clear Lake had a population of 7,708 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Clear Lake is located at latitude 43.1351 and longitude -93.3736 in Cerro Gordo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clear Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.8 sq. miles and a water area of 2.64 sq. miles. Cerro Gordo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,234 feet.
The City of Clear Lake (GNIS ID: 467618) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of Clear Lake is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Cerro Gordo County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clear Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||7,455|
|Population in Familes||5,679|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||253|
|Average Household Size||2.11|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,456 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,475 (55.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,065 (23.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||916 (20.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$168,400|
|Average Home Value||$230,788|
|Median Household Income||$52,884|
|Average Household Income||$68,656|
|Per Capita Income||$31,586|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.56%|
|Per Capita Income||2.24%|
The table below compares Clear Lake to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 52||95th|
|Population Density1||# 484||52nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 275||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 498||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 195||81st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.