Le Claire is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 3,965 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Le Claire is the 103rd largest community in Iowa. Le Claire has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Le Claire, where the median household income is $91,114.00.
Le Claire real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Le Claire house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Le Claire isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Le Claire are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Le Claire is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Le Claire who work in teaching (15.81%), office and administrative support (13.56%), and management occupations (10.02%).
Also of interest is that Le Claire has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Le Claire is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Le Claire’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Le Claire doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Le Claire are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.79% of adults in Le Claire have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Le Claire in 2018 was $49,164, which is wealthy relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $196,656 for a family of four.
The people who call Le Claire home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Le Claire residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Le Claire include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Le Claire is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.