Demographics

People

Total Population2,772
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens23.3%
Employed Population 16+1,227
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married48.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
Median Earnings25+$34,732
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,399

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,281
% Above Poverty Level83.5%
% Below Poverty Level16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone35.4%
Median Gross Rent$678
Median House Value$82,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.4%
Norwegian13.1%
Irish11.5%
English6.4%
French Except Basque3.9%
Swedish3.1%
Dutch2.3%
Italian1.9%
Danishn1.8%
Polish1.6%
Welsh1%
Czech0.7%
Scottish0.6%
German0.5%
Canadian0.2%
Bulgarian0.1%
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Clarion Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyWright 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
Belmond2,574$57,813
Dows552$42,130
Eagle Grove3,437$60,195
Goldfield555$51,094
Rowan155$35,625
Woolstock171$75,000

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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