Clive, IA Profile: Facts & Data


Clive Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Clive Content

Also See: Clive, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Clive, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Clive had a population of 19,233 as of July 1, 2018. Clive ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clive is located at latitude 41.603 and longitude -93.7241 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clive (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 833 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Clive are located in Polk County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Dallas County.

The City of Clive (GNIS ID: 2393573) 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 Clive is located within Township of Walnut, a minor civil division (MCD) of Polk County.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Clive 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Clive (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Iowa Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a Iowa Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Clive, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,233
Population in Households 19,222
Population in Familes 16,621
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 2,533
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $111,711
Average Household Income $137,183
Per Capita Income $48,980


Total Housing Units 7,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,328 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,623 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 425 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $264,824
Average Home Value $307,761


Total Households 6,951
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 5,288
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.7% 2.3%
Households 2.32% 2.09%
Families 2.48% 2.16%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

Clive, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clive to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 26 98th
Population Density # 11 99th
Diversity Index # 44 96th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 5 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: