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The City of Clear Lake had a population of 7,674 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Clear Lake is located at latitude 43.138 and longitude -93.3794 in Cerro Gordo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clear Lake 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.
|Total Population||7,674 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,409 (96.5%)|
|Population in Families||5,587 (72.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||265 ( 3.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$58,216|
|Average Household Income||$79,423|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,514|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,486 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,403 (53.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,072 (23.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,011 (22.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$173,845|
|Average Home Value||$242,848|
|Housing Affordability Index3||180|
|Average Household Size||2.13|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.72%|
|Per Capita Income||1.5%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.36%|
The table below compares Clear Lake to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 51||95th|
|Population Density||# 469||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 515||49th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 255||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 215||79th|
|Diversity Index||# 301||70th|
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