Clever is a city in Christian County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,010 as of the 2000 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. They have recently built a new high school and library. For being a small town they have some good businesses and are increasingly growing. They now have a Murfins Market, Dollar General, Lucky Panda, and Oohs Ahs Salon.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,010 people, 388 households, and 282 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,581.7 people per square mile (609.3/km²). There were 420 housing units at an average density of 657.7 per square mile (253.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.72% White, 0.30% Native American, 0.10% Asian, and 1.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.88% of the population.