is a city in Davis County
, United States
. The population was 25,974 at the 2000 census
. The city grew drastically during the 1940s, with the formation of Hill Air Force Base
, and in the 1950s with the nation-wide increase in suburb and "bedroom" community populations and has been steadily growing since then.
Clearfield is a principal city of the Ogden–Clearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties.
Clearfield gained a ward
separate from the one in Syracuse, Utah
on November 3rd, 1907. This was an outgrowth of the building of a cannery a few months before that had caused many people to move to the town.
Clearfield had 799 residents in 1930.
Clearfield is located at (41.106511, -112.024182).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.8 square miles (20.1 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 25,974 people, 7,921 households, and 6,265 families residing in the city. The population density
was 3,351.9 people per square mile (1,294.0/km²). There were 8,374 housing units at an average density of 1,080.6/sq mi (417.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 83.18% White
, 3.61% African American
, 1.61% Native American
, 2.81% Asian
, 0.28% Pacific Islander
, 4.84% from other races
, and 3.67% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 10.58% of the population.
There were 7,921 households out of which 52.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.12 and the average family size was 3.51.
In the city the population was spread out with 36.2% under the age of 18, 16.0% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 11.4% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $38,946, and the median income for a family was $39,902. Males had a median income of $30,336 versus $21,407 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,945. About 8.7% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.