Clearlake, California Population 2022

16,973
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Clearlake is a city located in Lake County California. With a 2020 population of 16,973, it is the 376th largest city in California and the 2659th largest city in the United States. Clearlake is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 1.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,685 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Clearlake has a population density of 1,676 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clearlake is $42,125 with a poverty rate of 29.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $914 per month, and the median house value is $124,400. The median age in Clearlake is 37.5 years, 37.2 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Clearlake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clearlakewas:

  • White: 66.76%
  • Other race: 15.77%
  • Two or more races: 7.57%
  • Black or African American: 4.52%
  • Native American: 4.43%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clearlake, California is 16,973 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,685.

Clearlake, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201064,7350.00%
201164,251-484-0.75%
201263,954-297-0.46%
201363,796-158-0.25%
201464,0442480.39%
201564,2602160.34%
201663,903-357-0.56%
201764,1112080.32%
201864,3172060.32%
201964,386690.11%
202064,455690.11%
202164,524690.11%

Clearlake Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,23366.76%
Black or African American6934.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native6794.43%
Asian1450.95%
Some Other Race2,41815.77%
Two or More Races1,1617.57%
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Clearlake Population by Race

Clearlake Population Pyramid 2022

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Clearlake Median Age

38.3


Total

38.4


Male

38.2


Female

Clearlake Adults

There are 11,186 adults, (2,771 of whom are seniors) in Clearlake.

Clearlake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clearlake Sex Ratio

Female

7,803

50.90%

Male

7,526

49.10%

Clearlake Population by Age

Clearlake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clearlake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73%27%
All55.2%44.8%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Male46.6%53.4%
Female45.3%54.7%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clearlake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8242.655.2
Married1,6133.2673
Male6293.8146.6
Female1,0813.8645.3
Non Family2,5011.3350.2

3.29

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Clearlake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6286.07%
9th to 12th Grade1,43513.87%
High School Graduate3,80636.80%
Some College2,84227.48%
Associates Degree9779.45%
Bachelors Degree4344.20%
Graduate Degree2212.14%
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Clearlake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clearlake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race1,095542125
Asian14510016
2+ Races55445054
Native American42732537
Hispanic2,2721,385145
White6,9286,075403
Black446310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 11.42%.

Clearlake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,936$26,642$25,282
Less Than 9th Grade$27,669$36,827$20,685
High School Graduate$22,384$27,146$19,579
Some College$27,220$21,894$30,992
Bachelors Degree$31,250$$30,417
Graduate Degree$$16,429$88,911

$25,936

Average Earnings

$26,642

Average Male

$25,282

Average Female

Clearlake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clearlake Language by Age

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Clearlake Language

79.69% of Clearlake residents speak only English, while 20.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.11% of the population.

Clearlake Language

Clearlake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black69341259.45%
Asian1374935.77%
White8,8772,77231.23%
Native67914721.65%
Other666NaN%
Hispanic4,50390220.03%
Multiple1,16121118.17%

29.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.94%

Male Poverty Rate

32.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clearlake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clearlake is Black, with 59.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clearlake is Multiple, with 18.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.85%.

Clearlake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.91%
High School28.62%
Some College24.50%
Bachelors or Greater9.89%

Clearlake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.65%
Male Unemployed38.28%
Female Employed14.18%
Female Unemployed40.63%

Clearlake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clearlake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,339$46,472
Families$41,795$52,702
Married Families$57,898-
Non Families$26,436$33,358
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Income by Household Type

Clearlake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clearlake Married by Age and Sex

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Clearlake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clearlake Marital Status by Race

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Clearlake Marital Status

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1,225

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War89
First Gulf War170
Vietnam634
Korea77
World War II29

Clearlake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 54254
55 to 64156
65 to 74478
75+317

Clearlake Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White99712.21%
Black5811.86%
Native American184.13%
Other Race503.88%
2+ Races10215.45%
Hispanic602.32%

Clearlake Veterans by Race

Clearlake Veterans by Education

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17.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clearlake Veterans by Education

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

19.7%

Unemployment Rate

Clearlake Employment by Age

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Clearlake Employment by Race

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Clearlake 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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72.68%

Born in Clearlake

91.77%

Native Born

8.23%

Foreign Born

5.42%

Non Citizen

2.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.77% of Clearlake residents were born in the United States, with 72.68% having been born in California. 5.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clearlake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
199011,8040.00%
200013,1421,3381.08%
201015,2502,1081.50%
201115,3941440.94%
201215,5381440.94%
201315,6821440.93%
201415,8261440.92%
201515,9701440.91%
201616,1141440.90%
201716,2581440.89%
201816,4021440.89%
201916,5461440.88%
202016,6851390.84%
202116,8291440.86%
202216,9731440.86%

Clearlake Population by Year