Latest Data (2018)
Population 7,578
Nationwide Rank 3734

Quick Facts

Clear Lake, Iowa is the 3,734th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Clear Lake, Iowa is a city.

Clear Lake, Iowa is currently 11.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Clear Lake, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Clear Lake, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3724 Caribou, Maine 7,614 -8.3%
3725 Sioux Center, Iowa 7,614 25.3%
3726 Gonzales, Texas 7,606 4.8%
3727 Cotati, California 7,599 16.8%
3728 Glen Ridge, New Jersey 7,598 4.6%
3729 Hales Corners, Wisconsin 7,598 -1.8%
3730 Oakdale, Louisiana 7,596 -6.4%
3731 Providence, Utah 7,595 71.8%
3732 Decorah, Iowa 7,594 -7.0%
3733 Escalon, California 7,587 24.2%
3734 Clear Lake, Iowa 7,578 -7.3%
3735 Palmyra, Pennsylvania 7,576 6.8%
3736 Page, Arizona 7,566 10.9%
3737 Yreka, California 7,556 3.9%
3738 Fairfax, California 7,555 3.1%
3739 Berlin, New Jersey 7,554 21.2%
3740 Corning, California 7,553 10.9%
3741 Greenville, Alabama 7,553 4.4%
3742 Delafield, Wisconsin 7,552 15.5%
3743 Hughson, California 7,551 88.8%
3744 McCook, Nebraska 7,551 -5.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2458 Grimes 13,562 164.6%
2617 Boone 12,470 -2.6%
2786 Norwalk 11,517 63.2%
2804 Oskaloosa 11,426 3.9%
2868 Spencer 11,031 -2.6%
2974 Fort Madison 10,468 -10.0%
2977 Storm Lake 10,458 4.0%
2989 Fairfield 10,414 8.5%
3009 Pella 10,335 3.9%
3024 Keokuk 10,274 -9.6%
3054 Waverly 10,153 13.1%
3069 Pleasant Hill 10,064 91.6%
3087 Le Mars 9,996 8.1%
3123 Carroll 9,812 -2.5%
3210 Grinnell 9,320 2.4%
3354 Mount Pleasant 8,737 0.1%
3448 Denison 8,406 14.5%
3672 Creston 7,788 2.8%
3687 Webster City 7,723 -5.4%
3725 Sioux Center 7,614 25.3%
3732 Decorah 7,594 -7.0%
3734 Clear Lake 7,578 -7.3%
3770 Perry 7,456 -2.8%
3790 Hiawatha 7,393 13.3%
3797 Charles City 7,369 -5.4%
3814 Washington 7,309 3.4%
3853 Knoxville 7,204 -6.9%
3971 Eldridge 6,813 61.4%
3997 Nevada 6,751 0.9%
4039 Bondurant 6,646 255.2%
4068 Atlantic 6,577 -9.3%
4237 Orange City 6,107 8.4%
4247 Independence 6,073 0.1%
4266 Maquoketa 5,998 -2.2%
4288 Oelwein 5,942 -11.0%
4404 Estherville 5,686 -14.1%
4413 Asbury 5,665 128.1%
4479 Anamosa 5,507 0.0%
4494 Centerville 5,478 -7.2%
4519 Algona 5,428 -5.3%
4546 Clarinda 5,376 -5.2%
4560 Red Oak 5,333 -14.2%
4568 Winterset 5,318 11.7%
4570 Glenwood 5,316 -1.4%
4630 Osceola 5,193 8.8%
4643 DeWitt 5,169
4665 Sheldon 5,110 1.8%
4676 Vinton 5,093 -0.2%
4692 Spirit Lake 5,070 18.6%
4712 Iowa Falls 5,036 -3.0%
4738 Manchester 4,982 -5.5%
4759 Adel 4,954 43.2%
4785 Sergeant Bluff 4,913 47.0%
4797 Cherokee 4,900 -8.4%
4800 Windsor Heights 4,898 2.6%
4806 Shenandoah 4,890 -11.4%
4848 Harlan 4,827 -8.6%
4857 Polk City 4,809 104.7%
4881 Evansdale 4,757 5.1%
4975 Humboldt 4,589 2.9%
5060 Mount Vernon 4,454 16.5%
5131 Camanche 4,353 3.3%
5182 Carlisle 4,282 19.3%
5219 Hampton 4,236 0.6%
5223 Dyersville 4,225 4.3%
5250 Chariton 4,172 -9.0%
5269 Jefferson 4,148 -10.0%
5342 Forest City 4,047 -7.9%
5399 Le Claire 3,970 35.5%
5467 Monticello 3,885 6.4%
5476 Huxley 3,867 65.4%
5538 West Liberty 3,794 13.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 7,578 3,734
2017 7,562 3,725
2016 7,589 3,695
2015 7,590 3,673
2014 7,682 3,620
2013 7,692 3,602
2012 7,741 3,567
2011 7,757 3,556
2010 7,777 3,532
2009 7,786 3,502
2008 7,796 3,480
2007 7,819 3,444
2006 7,814 3,427
2005 7,871 3,389
2004 7,926 3,341
2003 8,012 3,296
2002 8,021 3,272
2001 8,089 3,232
2000 8,176 3,189
1990 8,606 2,766