Clive, IA
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Living in Clive


Clive is a medium-sized city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 18,601 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Clive is the 28th 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 88.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clive is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clive who work in management occupations (15.84%), sales jobs (11.99%), and teaching (10.59%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Clive telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.10% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Clive. 58.41% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Clive in 2018 was $50,807, which is wealthy relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,228 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 Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Clive is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.