Clarion, Iowa Population 2021

2,645
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Clarion is a city located in Wright County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 2,645, it is the 128th largest city in Iowa and the 6658th largest city in the United States . Clarion is currently declining at a rate of -1.20% annually and its population has decreased by -7.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,850 in 2010. Clarion reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Clarion has a population density of 786 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clarion is $53,769 with a poverty rate of 20.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $673 per month, and the median house value is $86,400. The median age in Clarion is 38.8 years, 34 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Clarion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clarionwas:

  • White: 83.77%
  • Other race: 13.98%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clarion, Iowa is 2,645 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,709.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,850.

Clarion, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30783.77%
Some Other Race38513.98%
Two or More Races451.63%
Asian160.58%
Black or African American10.04%
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Clarion Population by Race

Clarion Population Pyramid $2021

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Clarion Median Age

38.8


Total

34


Male

44.4


Female

Clarion Adults

There are 2,038 adults, (623 of whom are seniors) in Clarion.

Clarion Age Dependency

94.6

Age Dependency Ratio

44

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarion Sex Ratio

Female

1,350

49.02%

Male

1,404

50.98%

Clarion Population by Age

Clarion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clarion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.2%62.8%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
All62.9%37.1%
Married87.3%12.7%
Male100%0%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clarion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2362.1362.9
Non Family5521.1142.9
Married5262.7587.3
Female1213.8237.2
Male373.03100

2.91

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Clarion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade925.03%
9th to 12th Grade1568.53%
High School Graduate65936.03%
Some College42923.46%
Associates Degree23412.79%
Bachelors Degree1779.68%
Graduate Degree824.48%
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Clarion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarion Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4931,392249
Hispanic280133
Other Race14731
2+ Races404010
Asian1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.00%.

Clarion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,900$40,971$28,272
Less Than 9th Grade$40,563$41,156$25,156
High School Graduate$29,196$35,313$24,306
Some College$32,880$46,250$29,676
Bachelors Degree$42,333$46,719$32,109
Graduate Degree$20,938$$

$32,900

Average Earnings

$40,971

Average Male

$28,272

Average Female

Clarion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarion Language by Age

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Clarion Language

78.67% of Clarion residents speak only English, while 21.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.53% of the population.

Clarion Language

Clarion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic74741355.29%
Other38520954.29%
White1,8631286.87%

20.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.42%

Male Poverty Rate

24.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarion is Hispanic, with 55.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarion is White, with 6.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.03%.

Clarion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.98%
High School16.67%
Some College5.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%

Clarion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.36%
Male Unemployed64.00%
Female Employed6.88%
Male Employed3.82%

Clarion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,712$53,769
Families$58,404$67,772
Married Families$63,229-
Non Families$26,667$34,819
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Income by Household Type

Clarion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarion Married by Age and Sex

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Clarion Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clarion Marital Status by Race

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Clarion Marital Status

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156

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
First Gulf War39
Korea32
World War II29
Second Gulf War17

Clarion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+61
35 to 5441
65 to 7437
55 to 6416
18 to 341

Clarion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1488.25%
2+ Races820.00%

Clarion Veterans by Race

Clarion Veterans by Education

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1.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarion Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clarion Employment by Age

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Clarion Employment by Race

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Clarion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.17%

Born in Clarion

86.64%

Native Born

13.36%

Foreign Born

9.15%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.64% of Clarion residents were born in the United States, with 73.17% having been born in Iowa. 9.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clarion Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,645-32-1.20%
20202,677-32-1.18%
20192,709-32-1.17%
20182,741-22-0.80%
20172,763-18-0.65%
20162,78130.11%
20152,778-14-0.50%
20142,792-9-0.32%
20132,801-2-0.07%
20122,80330.11%
20112,800-40-1.41%
20102,840-128-0.44%
20002,9682650.94%
19902,703-357-1.23%
19803,060880.29%
19702,972-260-0.84%
19603,232820.26%
19503,1501790.59%
19402,9713931.43%
19302,578-248-0.91%
19202,8260.00%

Clarion Population by Year