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Clearwater, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Clearwater had a population of 1,841 as of July 1, 2017. Clearwater ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clearwater is located at latitude 45.4114 and longitude -94.0444 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clearwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 968 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Clearwater are located in Wright County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Sherburne County.

The City of Clearwater (GNIS ID: 2393554) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clearwater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clearwater: City of Clearwater, Clear Water, Clearwater Village.

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Clearwater, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,841
Daytime Population: Workers 1,041
Daytime Population: Residents 919
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,960
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 1,841
Population in Familes 1,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,177
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $56,890
Average Household Income $70,407
Per Capita Income $27,568


Total Housing Units 803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $172,523
Average Home Value $216,132


Total Households 722
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 487
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 0.82% 0.86%
Households 0.83% 0.92%
Families 1.25% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Clearwater, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clearwater to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 270 70th
Population Density # 207 77th
Diversity Index # 456 50th
Median Household Income # 391 57th
Per Capita Income # 517 43rd

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