Clear Lake, Iowa Population 2022

7,445
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Clear Lake is a city located in Cerro Gordo County Iowa. Clear Lake has a 2020 population of 7,445. Clear Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -4.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,771 in 2010.

The average household income in Clear Lake is $89,600 with a poverty rate of 6.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $156,000. The median age in Clear Lake is 50.3 years, 47.5 years for males, and 51.2 years for females.

Clear Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clear Lakewas:

  • White: 92.93%
  • Asian: 3.46%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Two or more races: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Clear Lake, Iowa is 7,445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,445.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,771.

Clear Lake, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,06092.93%
Asian2633.46%
Some Other Race1021.34%
Two or More Races640.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.75%
Black or African American430.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.11%
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Clear Lake Population by Race

Clear Lake Population Pyramid $2022

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Clear Lake Median Age

50.3


Total

47.5


Male

51.2


Female

Clear Lake Adults

There are 6,193 adults, (1,872 of whom are seniors) in Clear Lake.

Clear Lake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clear Lake Sex Ratio

Female

4,064

53.49%

Male

3,533

46.51%

Clear Lake Population by Age

Clear Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clear Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male35.7%64.3%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female59%41%
All71.8%28.2%
Married90%10%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clear Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3762.1871.8
Married1,7112.8890
Non Family1,2901.0952.6
Female3052.7259
Male702.8935.7

2.82

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Clear Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1632.94%
9th to 12th Grade2344.22%
High School Graduate1,58928.69%
Some College1,13220.44%
Associates Degree66512.01%
Bachelors Degree1,26522.84%
Graduate Degree4918.86%
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Clear Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clear Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,2674,9491,660
Hispanic1086935
Other Race634712
Native American575742
Asian341919
Black3333
2+ Races17
Islander8

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 73.68%.

Clear Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,414$52,846$31,511
Less Than 9th Grade$40,568$45,815$
High School Graduate$30,901$36,276$22,128
Some College$35,114$46,385$31,719
Bachelors Degree$51,563$80,243$35,109
Graduate Degree$64,583$96,667$33,906

$37,414

Average Earnings

$52,846

Average Male

$31,511

Average Female

Clear Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clear Lake Language by Age

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Clear Lake Language

95.71% of Clear Lake residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.65% of the population.

Clear Lake Language

Clear Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8474236.18%
Hispanic2457128.98%
Multiple642234.38%
Islander88100.00%
OtherNaN%

6.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.43%

Male Poverty Rate

7.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clear Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clear Lake is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clear Lake is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.64%.

Clear Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.18%
High School9.32%
Some College4.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.43%

Clear Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed5.47%
Male Employed1.14%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Clear Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clear Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,841$89,600
Families$82,292$107,432
Married Families$91,448-
Non Families$29,066$59,034
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Income by Household Type

Clear Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Clear Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Clear Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clear Lake Marital Status by Race

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Clear Lake Marital Status

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442

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam172
Korea91
World War II55
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War

Clear Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+173
65 to 74140
55 to 64119
35 to 5410
18 to 34

Clear Lake Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4227.27%
Hispanic126.52%
Other Race1211.76%
Native American814.04%

Clear Lake Veterans by Race

Clear Lake Veterans by Education

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3.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clear Lake Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clear Lake Employment by Age

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Clear Lake Employment by Race

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Clear Lake 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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72.65%

Born in Clear Lake

96.16%

Native Born

3.84%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

3.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.16% of Clear Lake residents were born in the United States, with 72.65% having been born in Iowa. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clear Lake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,445-35-0.47%
20217,480-35-0.47%
20207,515-35-0.46%
20197,550-35-0.46%
20187,585-51-0.67%
20177,636-20-0.26%
20167,656190.25%
20157,637-40-0.52%
20147,677-21-0.27%
20137,698-32-0.41%
20127,730-28-0.36%
20117,758-13-0.17%
20107,771-390-0.49%
20008,161-22-0.03%
19908,1837250.93%
19807,4581,0281.49%
19706,4302720.43%
19606,1581,1812.15%
19504,9771,2132.83%
19403,7646982.07%
19303,0662620.90%
19202,8040.00%

Clear Lake Population by Year