Clive, IA has a population of 17,022 and is the 2,519th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,215 per sq mi which is 3954% higher than the Iowa average and 2345% higher than the national average. The median age in Clive is 40 which is approximately 6% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Clive, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 59% of Clive residents were born in Iowa, 31% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.