The city of Clive is located within the counties of Dallas and Polk. It covers a total area of 19.97 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, household appliances, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, cleaning, information technology, industrial and commercial machinery, oil and lubrication, real estate and telecommunication. The local inhabitants are engaged in services of truck repairing, telephone communication, rehabilitation and printing contributing to the economy of the city.