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Demographics

People

Total Population2,783
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+1,152
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.6%
Median Earnings25+$29,795
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,281
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,602

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,019
% Above Poverty Level79.8%
% Below Poverty Level20.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work6%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$657
Median House Value$73,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.2%
Irish14.2%
Norwegian12.7%
English7.4%
Swedish2.7%
French Except Basque2.5%
Dutch2.1%
Polish1.4%
Welsh1.1%
Danishn1.1%
Swiss0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Italian0.7%
German0.5%
Lithuanian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Clarion Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wright County
Standard Zip Codes50525
Company Zip Codes50526
Phone Area Codes515
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.73
Approximate Longitude-93.73

Clarion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLARION
Distance0.1 miles
Jan Temp5 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip33 inches
StationBRITT
Distance25.7 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationHUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance27.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belmond2,686$61,375
Dows497$39,236
Eagle Grove3,468$66,719
Goldfield628$47,708
Rowan143$31,058
Woolstock163$49,583

Clarion Public Libraries

Clarion Public Library
302 N MAIN
Clarion, Iowa
(515) 532-3673

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Clarion Hospitals

Iowa Specialty Hospital-clarion
1316 South Main Street
(515) 532-2811

Clarion Public Schools

Clarion-goldfield-dows Elementary School
319 3rd Ave Ne
ZIP: 50525
(515) 532-2873
Primary
Total Enrollment 506
Clarion-goldfield-dows High School
1111 Willow Dr
ZIP: 50525
(515) 532-2895
High
Total Enrollment 297
Clarion-goldfield-dows Middle School
300 3rd Ave Ne
ZIP: 50525
(515) 532-2412
Middle
Total Enrollment 210
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