Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Clear Lake: City in Iowa, United States


Clear Lake is a city located in the county of Cerro Gordo in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,777 and a population density of 223 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,517 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Clear Lake

Population : 7,517 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Cerro Gordo County
Postal code : 50428
Phone Area Codes : 641
Area : 34.8 km2
Altitude : 1,237 feet / 377 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:21:59 (1st June 2023)
Density : 216 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.46% (2010-2020)
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Location of Clear Lake on Iowa map.
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Clear Lake is located at 43°8'17"N 93°22'46"W (43.1380200, -93.3793700).

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According to census records, the population of Clear Lake decreased by 3.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,777 - census
2011 7,758 -0.24% estimation process
2012 7,730 -0.36% estimation process
2013 7,698 -0.42% estimation process
2014 7,677 -0.27% estimation process
2015 7,637 -0.52% estimation process
2016 7,656 0.25% estimation process
2017 7,636 -0.26% estimation process
2018 7,585 -0.67% estimation process
2019 7,550 -0.46% estimation process
2020 7,517 -0.44% estimation process

Clear Lake zip code is 50428. County name: Cerro Gordo, County fips: 19033

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People born in Clear Lake (2)

People born in Clear Lake, including chemist Nellie May Naylor, entrepreneur Max McGraw, .


Schools in Clear Lake

College & universities near Clear Lake, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153409 Purdue University Global-Mason City Mason City (IA) 50401
153773 La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Mason City (IA) 50401-3308
154059 North Iowa Area Community College Mason City (IA) 50401
154518 Waldorf University Forest City (IA) 50436-1713

Post offices near Clear Lake

Post Office Name City ZIP
Clear Lak Post Office Clear Lake (IA) 50428
Ventura Post Office Ventura (IA) 50482
Fertil Post Office Fertile (IA) 50434
Mason City Post Office Mason City (IA) 50401
Hanlontown Post Office Hanlontown (IA) 50444

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Cerro Gordo County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cerro Gordo County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Mason City 26,931 City in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Rockwell 979 City in Cerrro Gordo County, Iowa, United States
Ventura 706 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Thornton 401 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Meservey 237 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Swaledale 157 City in Iowa, USA
Rock Falls 146 City in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States
Dougherty 56 Township in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Distance to Other Cities

Clear Lake distances to largest Iowa cities