Clear Lake 86 Exceptional
Clear Lake Livability #226 ranked city in Iowa#3,246 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
A+ Clear Lake Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Clear Lake Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% higher than Iowa
Clear Lake
919% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Clear Lake cost of living
C Clear Lake Crime Total crime is 22% higher than Iowa
Total crime
2,3688% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 438% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-17%Year over year crime is down
Clear Lake crime
C Clear Lake Employment Household income is 7% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$51,0048% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$29,5371% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
1%69% lower than the US average
Clear Lake employment
F Clear Lake Housing Home value is 2% higher than Iowa
Median home value
$135,80026% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$61935% lower than the US average
Home ownership
74%16% higher than the US average
Clear Lake real estate or Clear Lake rentals
A+ Clear Lake Schools HS graduation rate is 3% higher than Iowa
High school grad. rates
91%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
82%67% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:118% lower than the US average
Clear Lake K-12 schools
A+ Clear Lake User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Clear Lake
Overall user rating
100% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
100% 1 total surveys
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      Clear Lake transportation information

      StatisticClear LakeIowaNational
      Average one way commute18min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.5%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.4%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.3%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.3%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home2.8%4.5%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a8711

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