Clearwater, Florida Population 2019
Clearwater is a city located in the state of Florida. It is located in Pinellas County, where it is the county seat. It is located near Tampa, Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Clearwater is home to the worldwide headquarters for the Church of Scientology and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, as well as historic sites, parks, and Spectrum Field, where the Philadelphia Phillies train.
Clearwater’s last recorded population was 107,685 at the time of the last census in 2010. Recent estimates show that the population has climbed to 116,478 since the last census was taken.
City Size and Population Density
The city’s area is nearly 40 square miles, and it has a population density of over 4,419 people per square mile.
Clearwater Age and Gender Statistics
Residents between the ages of 25 and 44 make up the largest age group in the city, accounting for 27.6% of the total population. About 19.1% of the population is under 18, while 21.5% are at least 65 years old.
There are more women than men in Clearwater, with 91.8 males for every 100 females. About 12.3% of residents live below the federal poverty line.
About 8.55% of the population speaks Spanish as their first language. While English is the primary language spoken, some residents also speak French, German, Italian, and Greek.
Population Growth in Clearwater
The city’s population has grown steadily since the beginning of the 20th century. Though a population decline of 1% was recorded between the 2000 and 2010 census, recent estimates show that numbers are up 6.2% since the last census, indicating that this city still has room to grow.
Clearwater, Florida's estimated population is 116,478 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Clearwater, Florida is the 16th largest city in Florida based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 4490.82 people/mi² (1733.91 people/km²).
The overall median age is 44.1 years, 42.7 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 58,897 households in the city, with an average size of 2.38 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.5%, with a median rent of $992/month. The median house has 4.6 rooms, and has a value of $172,900.
The median income for households in Clearwater, Florida is $45,631, while the mean household income is $68,093.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clearwater was:
- White: 80.47%
- Black or African American: 10.57%
- Two or more races: 3.12%
- Other race: 2.89%
- Asian: 2.30%
- Native American: 0.51%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%