Clearwater, South Dakota Population 2024

230

Clearwater is a city located in Lake County and Miner County South Dakota. Clearwater has a 2024 population of 230. Clearwater is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has increased by 0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 229 in 2020.

The average household income in Clearwater is $97,836 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Clearwater is 52.2 years: 57.1 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Clearwater Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.44% (1)
The current population of Clearwater, South Dakota is 230 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 229.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White201100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Clearwater Population by Race

Clearwater Population Pyramid 2024

Clearwater Median Age

52.2

Total

57.1

Male

52.1

Female

Clearwater Adults

There are 173 adults, (25 of whom are seniors) in Clearwater.

Clearwater Age Dependency

35.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Clearwater Sex Ratio

Female10853.73%
Male9346.27%

Clearwater Population by Age

Clearwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All852.3684.715.3
Married722.611000
Non Family1300100
Male0000
Female0000

2.61

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clearwater Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree2012.35%
Bachelors Degree53.09%
Graduate Degree42.47%
High School Graduate4729.01%
Less Than 9th Grade4024.69%
Some College4628.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clearwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clearwater Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1621229

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 75.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.56%.

Clearwater Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$32,308$0
Overall$39,917$67,888$31,563
Some College$38,167$0$0

$39,917

Average Earnings

$67,888

Average Male

$31,563

Average Female

Clearwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clearwater Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clearwater Language

86.57% of Clearwater residents speak only English, while 13.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.43% of the population.

Clearwater Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Clearwater Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Clearwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clearwater Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$101,852$104,306
Households$101,250$97,836
Married Families$101,852$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clearwater Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

77.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.3%

Male Marriage Rate

77.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clearwater Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Clearwater Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clearwater Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Clearwater Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Clearwater Veterans by Age

count

Clearwater Veterans by Race

Clearwater Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clearwater Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Clearwater Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clearwater Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clearwater 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

96.52%

Born in Clearwater

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Clearwater residents were born in the United States, with 96.52% having been born in South Dakota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Clearwater Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923000%
202823000%
202723000%
202623000%
202523000%
202423000%
202323000%
202223000%
202123010.44%
20202297346.79%
201915610.65%
201815500%
2017155-1-0.64%
201615631.96%
2015153-4-2.55%
2014157-2-1.26%
201315900%
201215910.63%
2011158-3-1.86%
201016100%

Clearwater Population by Year