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Clever, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Clever had a population of 2,565 as of July 1, 2016. Clever ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clever is located at latitude 37.0332 and longitude -93.4771 in Christian County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clever (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Christian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,398 feet.

The City of Clever (GNIS ID: 2393562) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Clever is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Christian County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clever population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Clever, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,565
Population in Households 2,565
Population in Familes 2,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,030
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 966
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 719
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,049 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 709 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $95,511
Average Home Value $118,477


Median Household Income $50,314
Average Household Income $54,041
Per Capita Income $20,296
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.95% 2.09%
Households 2.72% 1.99%
Families 2.88% 1.93%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Clever, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clever to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 223 78th
Population Density1 # 105 90th
Diversity Index2 # 457 56th
Median Household Income # 303 71st
Per Capita Income # 603 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.