Clearfield, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,764

Clearfield is a city located in Clearfield County Pennsylvania. Clearfield has a 2024 population of 5,764. It is also the county seat of Clearfield County. Clearfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -3.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,946 in 2020.

The average household income in Clearfield is $57,395 with a poverty rate of 18.34%. The median age in Clearfield is 38.4 years: 34.2 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Clearfield Demographics

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

  • White: 94.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.95%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,197.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.06% (-182)
The current population of Clearfield, Pennsylvania is 5,764 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,946.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,59294.19%
Two or more races1752.95%
Asian741.25%
Black or African American671.13%
Other race290.49%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clearfield Population by Race

Clearfield Population Pyramid 2024

Clearfield Median Age

38.4

Total

34.2

Male

40.6

Female

Clearfield Adults

There are 4,418 adults, (1,057 of whom are seniors) in Clearfield.

Clearfield Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clearfield Sex Ratio

Female3,24354.62%
Male2,69445.38%

Clearfield Population by Age

Clearfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6382.2551.648.4
Non Family1,3551.2340.159.9
Married7913.2580.419.6
Female3183.5934.965.1
Male1743.1840.859.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

51.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clearfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1593.98%
Associates Degree55813.95%
Bachelors Degree65916.48%
Graduate Degree1924.8%
High School Graduate1,88347.08%
Less Than 9th Grade370.92%
Some College51212.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clearfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clearfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,7613,628807
Asian745218
2+ Races692919
Black67667
Hispanic353513
Other Race29290

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.14%.

Clearfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,759$43,983$35,114
Graduate Degree$58,333$66,818$0
High School Graduate$33,969$40,000$21,696
Less Than 9th Grade$26,932$41,250$0
Overall$35,982$43,816$29,190
Some College$35,300$37,404$31,042

$35,982

Average Earnings

$43,816

Average Male

$29,190

Average Female

Clearfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clearfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clearfield Language

95.78% of Clearfield residents speak only English, while 4.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Clearfield Language

Clearfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,48693417.03%
Black676089.55%
Multiple1745229.89%
Asian741520.27%
Other29827.59%
Hispanic5911.69%

18.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.19%

Male Poverty Rate

16.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clearfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clearfield is Black, with 89.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clearfield is Hispanic, with 1.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.09%.

Clearfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School24.11%
Less Than 9th Grade13.27%
Some College8.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%

Clearfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed57.03%
Female Unemployed25.83%
Female Employed5.98%
Male Employed3.26%

Clearfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clearfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$57,656$71,529
Households$50,485$57,395
Married Families$74,814$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,375$40,756

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clearfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clearfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clearfield 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.

Clearfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clearfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

325

Number of Veterans

304

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War93
Second Gulf War73
Vietnam70
Korea0
World War II0

Clearfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54140
55 to 6480
75+48
65 to 7444
18 to 3413

Clearfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3177.62%
Asian810.81%

Clearfield Veterans by Race

Clearfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clearfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clearfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clearfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clearfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

88.75%

Born in Clearfield

97.71%

Native Born

2.29%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.71% of Clearfield residents were born in the United States, with 88.75% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Clearfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,538-45-0.81%
20285,583-45-0.8%
20275,628-46-0.81%
20265,674-45-0.79%
20255,719-45-0.78%
20245,764-46-0.79%
20235,810-51-0.87%
20225,861-56-0.95%
20215,917-29-0.49%
20205,9461111.9%
20195,835-40-0.68%
20185,875-42-0.71%
20175,917-47-0.79%
20165,964-60-1%
20156,024-31-0.51%
20146,055-39-0.64%
20136,094-38-0.62%
20126,132-32-0.52%
20116,164-33-0.53%
20106,19700%
20006,631-2-0.03%
19906,633-947-12.49%
19807,580-596-7.29%
19708,176-1,094-11.8%
19609,270-87-0.93%
19509,357-15-0.16%
19409,3721511.64%
19309,2216928.11%
19208,5291,67824.49%
19106,8511,77034.84%
19005,081-457-8.25%
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Clearfield Population by Year