Clearwater County MN Information


Clearwater County Subdivisions

Clearwater County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,929
Population in Households 8,814
Population in Familes 7,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $48,536
Average Household Income $61,976
Per Capita Income $25,212


Total Housing Units 4,983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,987 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 625 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,371 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $141,588
Average Home Value $173,008


Total Households 3,612
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,403
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.53%
Households 0.29% 0.51%
Families 0.15% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.24%


Clearwater County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clearwater County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 74 16th
Population Density # 77 11th
Diversity Index # 20 79th
Median Household Income # 82 7th
Per Capita Income # 85 3rd

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