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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Le Claire, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Le Claire, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Le Claire’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Le Claire does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $86,250.00.
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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Le Claire is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Le Claire is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Le Claire who work in teaching (16.68%), office and administrative support (12.78%), and management occupations (10.23%).
Of important note, Le Claire is also a city of artists. Le Claire has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Le Claire’s character.
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 education level of Le Claire citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.79% of adults in Le Claire have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Le Claire in 2018 was $47,150, which is wealthy relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,600 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 Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Le Claire is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.