The city of Clear Lake is located in the county of Cerro Gordo. The city covers a total area of 34.81 sq. km. The economic development of the city having a pro business climate and educated and trained workforce is enhanced by industries related to arts and crafts, automotive, textiles, information technology, pharmaceuticals, health, insurance, metal, telecommunication and transport. Commercial spaces are utilized by yogurt shops, seafood restaurants, road side services, restaurants, public libraries and night clubs, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.