StatisticClear LakeIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)7085791
Median age44.338.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%44%43%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Clear Lake is 1142% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Clear Lake is 17% higher than Iowa
  • In Clear Lake 96.36% of the population is White
  • In Clear Lake 0.76% of the population is Black
  • In Clear Lake 1.61% of the population is Asian

Compare Clear Lake, IA Demographics


      Clear Lake population breakdown by race

      RaceClear LakeIowaNational
      American Indian0.33%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.33%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.61%1.27%4.75%
      In Clear Lake, 5.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Clear Lake age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Clear Lake, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).