Le Claire, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Le Claire, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Le Claire had a population of 4,478 as of July 1, 2018. Le Claire ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Le Claire is located at latitude 41.5956 and longitude -90.377 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Le Claire (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The City of Le Claire (GNIS ID: 2395653) 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 Le Claire is located within Township of Le Claire, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Le Claire: Leclaire, LeClare.

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


Total Population 4,478
Population in Households 4,478
Population in Familes 3,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 959
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $88,110
Average Household Income $120,073
Per Capita Income $47,240


Total Housing Units 1,886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,450 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $244,968
Average Home Value $277,778


Total Households 1,763
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,264
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 2.12% 1.14%
Households 1.98% 1.02%
Families 1.82% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Le Claire, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Le Claire 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 # 92 91st
Population Density # 329 67th
Diversity Index # 258 75th
Median Household Income # 19 98th
Per Capita Income # 11 99th

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