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Le Claire is a city in Scott County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.

The community was named after Antoine Le Claire, early benefactor.

The latitude of Le Claire is 41.598N. The longitude is -90.343W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,873.


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Median household income
Local
$45,644
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Le Claire demographic reports
Le Claire is on the Mississippi River.
Le Claire competes with Port Byron, IL, in an annual tug-of-war called the Tug Fest. 20-member teams stand on each side of the Mississippi and pull on a rope stretched across the river. Winners claim an alabaster statue of a bald eagle.
Well-known residents have included:
· Buffalo Bill Cody, frontiersman
Local festivals include:
  • Apple Festival - Oct. 14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Le Claire web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Buffalo Bill Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Le Claire demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scott County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Davenport-Moline area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52753 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

36% of Le Claire residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Le Claire ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Le Claire was $21,243, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Le Claire residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Le Claire include Cody Road Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Le Claire, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $346.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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Scott County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Le Claire political report.

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The average commute time for Le Claire workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Le Claire include Comfort Inn & Suites Riverview, Super 8.

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