Clear Lake, South Dakota Population 2020

1,285

Clear Lake is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,285, it is the 50th largest city in South Dakota and the 9299th largest city in the United States. Clear Lake is currently growing at a rate of 1.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,273 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Clear Lake has a population density of 415 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clear Lake is $66,558 with a poverty rate of 6.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $114,000. The median age in Clear Lake is 46.4 years, 42 years for males, and 49.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.7 males.

Clear Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 99.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Clear Lake, South Dakota is 1,285, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,259.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,273.

Clear Lake, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,30999.24%
Two or More Races90.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.08%

Clear Lake Population Pyramid 2020

Clear Lake Median Age

46.4


Total

42


Male

49.7


Female

Clear Lake Adults

There are 1,069 adults, (348 of whom are seniors) in Clear Lake.

Clear Lake Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clear Lake Sex Ratio

Female

654

49.58%

Male

665

50.42%

Clear Lake Households and Families

Clear Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clear Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Female71.4%28.6%
All63%37%
Male60.7%39.3%
Non Family36.6%63.4%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5982.163
Married2962.7284.5
Non Family2461.1736.6
Female282.5771.4
Male283.1460.7

2.68

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clear Lake Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade666.63%
9th to 12th Grade565.63%
High School Graduate34034.17%
Some College18118.19%
Associates Degree12712.76%
Bachelors Degree17617.69%
Graduate Degree494.92%

Clear Lake Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White950856224
Hispanic3810
Multiple Races66
Native American111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,524$44,188$30,952
Less Than High School$33,846$33,462$
High School Grad$30,972$42,917$25,809
Some College$44,615$53,750$34,911
Bachelors Degree$36,389$43,125$32,344
Graduate Degree$80,179$81,607$

$35,524

Average Earnings

$44,188

Average Male

$30,952

Average Female

Clear Lake Language

Clear Lake Language by Age

Clear Lake Language

95.48% of Clear Lake residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Clear Lake Poverty

Clear Lake Poverty by Race

6.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.33%

Male Poverty Rate

7.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clear Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clear Lake is White, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clear Lake is White, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.14%
High School6.05%
Some College5.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.19%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.39%

Clear Lake Income

Clear Lake Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,563$66,558
Families$71,944$79,435
Married Families$80,250-
Non Families$38,235$46,191

Clear Lake Marital Status

Clear Lake Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Clear Lake Married by Age and Sex

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

Clear Lake Veterans

135

Number of Veterans

121

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War23
Korea18
World War II17
Second Gulf War9

$Clear Lake Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clear Lake Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Clear Lake Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.23%

Born in South Dakota

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.12% of Clear Lake residents were born in the United States, with 63.23% having been born in South Dakota. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,285131.02%
20191,272131.03%
20181,259151.21%
20171,244131.06%
20161,231-20-1.60%
20151,25150.40%
20141,2460.00%
20131,246-24-1.89%
20121,270-2-0.16%
20111,27210.08%
20101,2710.00%