Clarion, Iowa

related topics
{area, community, home}
{build, building, house}
{school, student, university}
{city, large, area}
{household, population, female}
{city, population, household}
{@card@, make, design}
{company, market, business}
{island, water, area}
{food, make, wine}
{water, park, boat}
{county, mile, population}
{system, computer, user}
{church, century, christian}
{ship, engine, design}
{disease, patient, cell}
{woman, child, man}
{rate, high, increase}
{mi², represent, 1st}

Clarion is a city in and the county seat of Wright County, Iowa, United States.[1] The population was 2,968 at the 2000 census.

Clarion is the birthplace of the four-leaf clover emblem used by the 4-H Clubs of America, conceived of in 1907 by the local school superintendent, O.H. Benson.

Contents

Geography

Clarion is located at 42°43′52″N 93°43′52″W / 42.73111°N 93.73111°W / 42.73111; -93.73111 (42.731112, -93.731095)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,968 people, 1,255 households, and 786 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,081.6 people per square mile (418.2/km²). There were 1,355 housing units at an average density of 493.8/sq mi (190.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.67% White, 0.20% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 5.53% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.80% of the population.

Full article ▸

related documents
Groveland, Massachusetts
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
Brookeville, Maryland
Bon Air, Virginia
Wayne, Illinois
Brandon, Florida
Carmel, Indiana
Magna, Utah
Coney Island
Oelwein, Iowa
Lincolnwood, Illinois
Springfield, Virginia
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Teaneck, New Jersey
Wheaton, Illinois
Denton, Texas
Fountain Valley, California
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Hudson, Ohio
Granite City, Illinois
Palm Desert, California
Alamo, California
Rowland Heights, California
Katy, Texas
Cedar Hill, Texas
Lake St. Louis, Missouri
Streamwood, Illinois
Mill Valley, California
Cooperstown, New York
Citrus Heights, California