Clarence, Iowa

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Clarence, Iowa

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High Points

Clarence strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 9% Clarence Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Clarence Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Clarence, Iowa

Comparing Clarence to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 8 8
Short Commute Times 5 2
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Clarence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles NE of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 175 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Cedar
Standard Zip Codes 52216
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.888
Longitude -91.056

Clarence Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TIPTON 4 NE
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
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Clarence Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,008 100%
Male 459 45.5%
Female 549 54.5%
Under 18 232 23%
18+ 776 77%
65+ 263 26.1%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,000 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Clarence Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 993
Growth -15
Growth % -1.5%

Clarence Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 65.7%
Irish 7.2%
English 7%
US/American 4%
Dutch 2.3%
Danish 2.3%
Norwegian 2%
Swedish 1.5%
Italian 1.1%
Czech 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Greek 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Belgian 0.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.5%
Lebanese 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clarence 1,008 $42,250
Lowden 794 $45,735
Olin 716 $39,091
Oxford Junction 573 $35,625
Stanwood 680 $42,143
Tipton 3,155 $45,698
Toronto 134 $27,500

Clarence Public Libraries

Edna Zybell Memorial Library
309 6TH AVE
Clarence, Iowa
(563) 452-3734

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