Clive is a medium-sized city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 17,172 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clive is the 25th largest community in Iowa.
Clive real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Clive house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Clive is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clive is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clive who work in management occupations (17.37%), office and administrative support (11.71%), and sales jobs (11.20%).
Also of interest is that Clive has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Clive is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clive a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Clive has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clive’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Clive, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Clive is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.45% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Clive in 2010 was $48,434, which is wealthy relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,736 for a family of four.
Clive is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clive home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clive residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Clive include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Clive is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.