Clearlake, California Population 2021

15,091
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Clearlake is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 15,091, it is the 329th largest city in California and the 2306th largest city in the United States. Clearlake is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,250 in 2010. Clearlake reached it's highest population of 15,532 in 2017. Spanning over 11 miles, Clearlake has a population density of 1,490 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clearlake is $42,125 with a poverty rate of 32.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $861 per month, and the median house value is $110,500. The median age in Clearlake is 37.5 years, 37.2 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Clearlake Demographics

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

  • White: 65.57%
  • Other race: 18.46%
  • Native American: 5.81%
  • Two or more races: 5.56%
  • Black or African American: 4.42%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clearlake, California is 15,091, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,355.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,250.

Clearlake, California Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Clearlake Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,06565.57%
Some Other Race2,83418.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native8925.81%
Two or More Races8535.56%
Black or African American6784.42%
Asian270.18%
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Clearlake Population by Race

Clearlake Population Pyramid 2021

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Clearlake Median Age

37.5


Total

37.2


Male

37.6


Female

Clearlake Adults

There are 11,254 adults, (2,706 of whom are seniors) in Clearlake.

Clearlake Age Dependency

79.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Clearlake Sex Ratio

Female

7,847

51.12%

Male

7,502

48.88%

Clearlake Population by Age

Clearlake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clearlake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.1%31.9%
All49.2%50.8%
Male46.9%53.1%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Female35.7%64.3%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clearlake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8052.6149.2
Non Family2,5271.3345.4
Married1,4443.3568.1
Female1,1903.7435.7
Male6443.9146.9

3.3

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Clearlake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6556.43%
9th to 12th Grade1,52414.97%
High School Graduate3,82037.52%
Some College2,81027.60%
Associates Degree6326.21%
Bachelors Degree5295.20%
Graduate Degree2122.08%
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Clearlake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clearlake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,8295,806454
Hispanic2,1571,264153
Other Race1,299778128
Native American51840041
Black50837526
Multiple Races37932359
Asian27198

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 85.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.63%.

Clearlake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,542$24,753$22,602
Less Than High School$22,246$24,107$20,136
High School Grad$23,620$26,484$22,119
Some College$23,968$24,051$23,844
Bachelors Degree$30,240$$31,346
Graduate Degree$$16,413$88,558

$23,542

Average Earnings

$24,753

Average Male

$22,602

Average Female

Clearlake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clearlake Language by Age

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Clearlake Language

79.38% of Clearlake residents speak only English, while 20.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.27% of the population.

Clearlake Language

Clearlake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8532,85132.20%
Hispanic4,4131,41432.04%
Other2,8301,02436.18%
Native89230634.30%
Multiple85326831.42%
Black67825537.61%
Asian231565.22%

32.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.44%

Male Poverty Rate

35.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clearlake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clearlake is Asian, with 65.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clearlake is Multiple, with 31.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.21%.

Clearlake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.15%
High School29.88%
Some College28.04%
Bachelors or Greater10.58%

Clearlake Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.58%
Female Unemployed44.33%
Male Employed20.65%
Female Employed18.14%

Clearlake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clearlake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,551$42,125
Families$34,176$45,657
Married Families$50,872-
Non Families$25,758$32,392
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Income by Household Type

Clearlake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

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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1,112

Number of Veterans

1,005

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam581
First Gulf War92
Korea71
Second Gulf War68
World War II41

Clearlake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74459
75+252
55 to 64208
35 to 54171
18 to 3422

Clearlake Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White85110.65%
2 or More9519.83%
Black6912.45%
Other664.04%
Hispanic522.00%
Indian315.43%

Clearlake Veterans by Race

Clearlake Veterans by Education

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17.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clearlake Veterans by Education

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

18.4%

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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72.23%

Born in California

91.05%

Native Born

8.95%

Foreign Born

6.04%

Non Citizen

2.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.05% of Clearlake residents were born in the United States, with 72.23% having been born in California. 6.04% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,091-88-0.58%
202015,179-88-0.58%
201915,267-88-0.57%
201815,355-177-1.14%
201715,53260.04%
201615,5264252.81%
201515,101490.33%
201415,052370.25%
201315,015-52-0.35%
201215,067-72-0.48%
201115,139-128-0.84%
201015,2672,1251.51%
200013,1421,3381.08%
199011,8040.00%

Clearlake Population by Year