Clearwater, South Carolina Population 2021

4,264
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Clearwater is a city located in Aiken County South Carolina. Clearwater has a 2020 population of 4,264. Clearwater is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,370 in 2010. Clearwater reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Clearwater is $41,598 with a poverty rate of 29.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $108,300. The median age in Clearwater is 32.8 years, 27.1 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Clearwater Demographics

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

  • White: 79.17%
  • Black or African American: 17.54%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clearwater, South Carolina is 4,264 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,264.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,370.

Clearwater, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,37679.17%
Black or African American74817.54%
Some Other Race781.83%
Two or More Races621.45%
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Clearwater Population by Race

Clearwater Population Pyramid $2021

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Clearwater Median Age

32.8


Total

27.1


Male

36.5


Female

Clearwater Adults

There are 3,069 adults, (813 of whom are seniors) in Clearwater.

Clearwater Age Dependency

89

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Clearwater Sex Ratio

Female

2,222

52.11%

Male

2,042

47.89%

Clearwater Population by Age

Clearwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clearwater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female46.1%53.9%
All56.5%43.5%
Married69.9%30.1%
Male100%0%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clearwater Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6382.5956.5
Non Family6571.1444.3
Married6023.7569.9
Female3063.3546.1
Male732.93100

3.5

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Clearwater Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26110.12%
9th to 12th Grade1425.51%
High School Graduate1,21847.23%
Some College58322.61%
Associates Degree1726.67%
Bachelors Degree1415.47%
Graduate Degree622.40%
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Clearwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clearwater Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7621,615188
Hispanic42221215
Black380334
Other Race5151
2+ Races1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.67%.

Clearwater Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,475$32,599$15,188
Less Than 9th Grade$29,461$29,081$
High School Graduate$17,103$$11,392
Some College$25,039$34,243$
Bachelors Degree$40,294$60,625$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,475

Average Earnings

$32,599

Average Male

$15,188

Average Female

Clearwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clearwater Language by Age

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Clearwater Language

81.37% of Clearwater residents speak only English, while 18.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.63% of the population.

Clearwater Language

Clearwater Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,53451120.17%
Hispanic90744749.28%
Black74430040.32%

29.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.09%

Male Poverty Rate

41.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clearwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clearwater is Hispanic, with 49.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clearwater is White, with 20.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.27%.

Clearwater Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College29.93%
High School29.15%
Less Than 9th Grade23.57%
Bachelors or Greater6.90%

Clearwater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.06%
Female Employed35.60%
Male Employed11.10%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Clearwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clearwater Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,786$41,598
Families$32,104$49,766
Married Families$57,188-
Non Families$22,589$28,468
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Income by Household Type

Clearwater Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Clearwater Married by Age and Sex

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Clearwater Marriage

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

Clearwater Marital Status by Race

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Clearwater Marital Status

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225

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam100
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War18
World War II
Korea

Clearwater Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54110
65 to 7461
75+28
55 to 6426
18 to 34

Clearwater Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1827.01%
Black4310.54%

Clearwater Veterans by Race

Clearwater Veterans by Education

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18.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clearwater Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Clearwater Employment by Age

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Clearwater Employment by Race

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Clearwater 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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27.72%

Born in Clearwater

89.40%

Native Born

10.60%

Foreign Born

10.60%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.40% of Clearwater residents were born in the United States, with 27.72% having been born in South Carolina. 10.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clearwater Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,2640.00%
20204,2640.00%
20194,264-55-1.27%
20184,319-338-7.26%
20174,657-22-0.47%
20164,6791824.05%
20154,497270.60%
20144,470-1,062-19.20%
20135,5323967.71%
20125,1364419.39%
20114,6953257.44%
20104,3700.00%

Clearwater Population by Year