Clive, Iowa Population 2021

17,686
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Clive is a city located in Polk County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 17,686, it is the 28th largest city in Iowa and the 2051st largest city in the United States . Clive is currently growing at a rate of 1.27% annually and its population has increased by 14.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,447 in 2010. Clive reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Clive has a population density of 2,306 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clive is $130,374 with a poverty rate of 4.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $984 per month, and the median house value is $264,300. The median age in Clive is 39.5 years, 39 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Clive Demographics

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

  • White: 84.44%
  • Asian: 7.42%
  • Black or African American: 3.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clive, Iowa is 17,686 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,242.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,447.

Clive, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,49684.44%
Asian1,2747.42%
Black or African American6433.75%
Two or More Races4002.33%
Some Other Race3061.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.28%
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Clive Population by Race

Clive Population Pyramid $2021

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Clive Median Age

39.5


Total

39


Male

40.1


Female

Clive Adults

There are 12,392 adults, (2,608 of whom are seniors) in Clive.

Clive Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clive Sex Ratio

Female

8,838

51.48%

Male

8,329

48.52%

Clive Population by Age

Clive Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clive Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female46.3%53.7%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
All76.4%23.6%
Male77.4%22.6%
Married88.1%11.9%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clive Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5972.676.4
Married4,1443.0988.1
Non Family1,7671.1656.4
Female4473.3246.3
Male2393.477.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Clive Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2932.54%
9th to 12th Grade2251.95%
High School Graduate1,40512.18%
Some College2,00317.36%
Associates Degree1,0429.03%
Bachelors Degree4,24536.80%
Graduate Degree2,32220.13%
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Clive Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clive Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,0939,9006,179
Asian635374157
Black366363146
Hispanic36029949
Other Race142123
2+ Races818136
Native American2323

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 61.22%.

Clive Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,292$74,679$45,828
Less Than 9th Grade$26,063$32,039$16,117
High School Graduate$28,721$37,500$26,098
Some College$50,395$60,399$36,858
Bachelors Degree$64,627$91,439$47,656
Graduate Degree$88,726$105,583$68,333

$58,292

Average Earnings

$74,679

Average Male

$45,828

Average Female

Clive Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clive Language by Age

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Clive Language

87.56% of Clive residents speak only English, while 12.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.50% of the population.

Clive Language

Clive Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1044503.19%
Asian1,24728522.85%
Black643406.22%
Multiple382338.64%
Hispanic740182.43%
Other30692.94%

4.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.99%

Male Poverty Rate

4.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clive

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clive is Asian, with 22.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clive is Hispanic, with 2.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.14%.

Clive Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.41%
High School6.62%
Some College3.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.02%

Clive Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.18%
Male Unemployed12.86%
Female Employed3.59%
Male Employed2.35%

Clive Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clive Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,839$130,374
Families$122,419$150,383
Married Families$135,300-
Non Families$47,180$69,460
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Income by Household Type

Clive Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clive Married by Age and Sex

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Clive 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 45-54.

Clive Marital Status by Race

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Clive Marital Status

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834

Number of Veterans

795

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam324
First Gulf War185
Second Gulf War89
Korea80
World War II66

Clive Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+279
65 to 74242
35 to 54155
55 to 64121
18 to 3437

Clive Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7757.06%
Asian476.68%
Hispanic122.99%
Other Race127.14%

Clive Veterans by Race

Clive Veterans by Education

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3.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clive Veterans by Education

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73%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clive Employment by Age

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Clive Employment by Race

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Clive 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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63.94%

Born in Clive

91.43%

Native Born

8.57%

Foreign Born

5.80%

Non Citizen

2.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.43% of Clive residents were born in the United States, with 63.94% having been born in Iowa. 5.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clive Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,6862221.27%
202017,4642221.29%
201917,2422221.30%
201817,020-106-0.62%
201717,126-130-0.75%
201617,256530.31%
201517,203240.14%
201417,1794312.57%
201316,7483852.35%
201216,3634382.75%
201115,9254102.64%
201015,5152,6601.90%
200012,8555,3935.59%
19907,4621,3982.10%
19806,0643,0597.27%
19703,0050.00%

Clive Population by Year