Clarksville, Iowa

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Clarksville, Iowa

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 15% Clarksville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Clarksville, Iowa

Comparing Clarksville 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
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Age of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 7 4
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
People Living Alone 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Clarksville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Butler
Standard Zip Codes 50619
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.784
Longitude -92.667

Clarksville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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Clarksville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,441 100%
Male 663 46%
Female 778 54%
Under 18 360 25%
18+ 1,081 75%
65+ 311 21.6%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,427 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 8 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.3%

Estimated Clarksville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,403
Growth -38
Growth % -2.6%

Clarksville 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 65.6%
US/American 8.9%
Irish 4.5%
English 4%
Norwegian 3.6%
Dutch 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Danish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Swedish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Bulgarian 0.4%
African 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Clarksville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Packard (50619)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clarksville 1,441 $37,457
Allison 1,006 $42,050
Bristow 202 $34,167
Greene 1,099 $44,643
Plainfield 438 $48,750
Shell Rock 1,298 $44,265
Waverly 8,968 $52,656

Clarksville Public Libraries

Clarksville Public Library
Clarksville, Iowa
(319) 278-1168

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Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

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