Clear Lake, South Dakota Population 2022

1,265
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Clear Lake is a city located in Deuel County South Dakota. Clear Lake has a 2020 population of 1,265. Clear Lake is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually but its population has decreased by -0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,271 in 2010.

The average household income in Clear Lake is $64,864 with a poverty rate of 5.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $120,700. The median age in Clear Lake is 46.2 years, 42.4 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Clear Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clear Lakewas:

  • White: 98.78%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Clear Lake, South Dakota is 1,265 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,265.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,271.

Clear Lake, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,37698.78%
Two or More Races80.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.57%
Black or African American10.07%
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Clear Lake Population by Race

Clear Lake Population Pyramid $2022

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Clear Lake Median Age

46.2


Total

42.4


Male

51.3


Female

Clear Lake Adults

There are 1,134 adults, (378 of whom are seniors) in Clear Lake.

Clear Lake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

50

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clear Lake Sex Ratio

Female

677

48.60%

Male

716

51.40%

Clear Lake Population by Age

Clear Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clear Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family39%61%
Female40%60%
All67%33%
Married85.8%14.2%
Male100%0%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clear Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6302.1267
Married3322.885.8
Non Family2541.1939
Male342.35100
Female102.640

2.7

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Clear Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade615.78%
9th to 12th Grade535.02%
High School Graduate37935.92%
Some College23121.90%
Associates Degree11410.81%
Bachelors Degree18417.44%
Graduate Degree333.13%
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Clear Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clear Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White981916215
Hispanic6118
Native American822
2+ Races55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25.00%.

Clear Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,461$39,911$30,513
Less Than 9th Grade$36,313$36,688$
High School Graduate$31,295$40,909$26,534
Some College$36,094$50,521$32,083
Bachelors Degree$39,028$38,500$39,688
Graduate Degree$$87,857$

$35,461

Average Earnings

$39,911

Average Male

$30,513

Average Female

Clear Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clear Lake Language by Age

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Clear Lake Language

93.57% of Clear Lake residents speak only English, while 6.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.16% of the population.

Clear Lake Language

Clear Lake Poverty by Race

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5.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.20%

Male Poverty Rate

5.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clear Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clear Lake is White, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clear Lake is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.47%.

Clear Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.42%
High School5.62%
Some College2.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Clear Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.89%

Clear Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clear Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,105$64,864
Families$71,406$77,875
Married Families$77,500-
Non Families$38,295$42,786
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Income by Household Type

Clear Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clear Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Clear Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clear Lake Marital Status by Race

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Clear Lake Marital Status

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100

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea24
Vietnam22
World War II6
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War4

Clear Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+58
65 to 7420
35 to 549
55 to 647
18 to 346

Clear Lake Veterans by Age

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Clear Lake Veterans by Race

Clear Lake Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clear Lake Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Clear Lake Employment by Age

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Clear Lake Employment by Race

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Clear Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.38%

Born in Clear Lake

95.62%

Native Born

4.38%

Foreign Born

4.38%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.62% of Clear Lake residents were born in the United States, with 61.38% having been born in South Dakota. 4.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clear Lake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,26510.08%
20211,26410.08%
20201,26310.08%
20191,26210.08%
20181,261141.12%
20171,247171.38%
20161,230-19-1.52%
20151,24920.16%
20141,24710.08%
20131,246-25-1.97%
20121,271-2-0.16%
20111,27320.16%
20101,2710.00%

Clear Lake Population by Year