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Clare, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Clare had a population of 144 as of July 1, 2016. Clare ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clare is located at latitude 42.5875 and longitude -94.3447 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clare (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The City of Clare (GNIS ID: 2393530) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Clare is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clare population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Clare, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 144
Population in Households 144
Population in Familes 129
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 284
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $184,914


Median Household Income $68,479
Average Household Income $105,087
Per Capita Income $39,914
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.28%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 3.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   3.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Clare, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clare 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 798 21st
Population Density1 # 805 20th
Diversity Index2 # 463 55th
Median Household Income # 96 91st
Per Capita Income # 26 98th

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