Clewiston, Florida Population 2020

8,341
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Clewiston is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 8,341, it is the 182nd largest city in Florida and the 3506th largest city in the United States. Clewiston is currently growing at a rate of 2.18% annually and its population has increased by 16.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,155 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Clewiston has a population density of 1,853 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clewiston is $67,955 with a poverty rate of 24.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $109,900. The median age in Clewiston is 35.3 years, 32.6 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.

Clewiston Demographics

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

  • White: 77.53%
  • Black or African American: 13.57%
  • Other race: 4.62%
  • Asian: 2.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clewiston, Florida is 8,341, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,985.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,155.

Clewiston, Florida Population 2020

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

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202042,3804120.97%
201941,9684120.98%
201841,5564120.99%
201741,1441,0412.53%
201640,1037781.94%
201539,3258172.08%
201438,5086771.76%
201337,831-56-0.15%
201237,887-1,090-2.88%
201138,977-36-0.09%
201039,0130.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,94177.53%
Black or African American1,04013.57%
Some Other Race3544.62%
Asian1772.31%
Two or More Races1511.97%
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Clewiston Population Pyramid 2020

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Clewiston Median Age

35.3


Total

32.6


Male

39.4


Female

Clewiston Adults

There are 5,636 adults, (1,072 of whom are seniors) in Clewiston.

Clewiston Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clewiston Sex Ratio

Female

3,809

49.71%

Male

3,854

50.29%

Clewiston Households and Families

Clewiston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clewiston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
Male60.3%39.7%
All59.1%40.9%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family43.3%56.7%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,512359.1
Married9713.9274.6
Non Family7121.0743.3
Female5323.9451.5
Male2972.9260.3

3.49

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Clewiston Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade97520.74%
9th to 12th Grade60112.78%
High School Graduate1,62934.64%
Some College60112.78%
Associates Degree4108.72%
Bachelors Degree3727.91%
Graduate Degree1142.42%
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Clewiston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,4031,04268
White1,6831,618327
Black56542756
Other Race20318
Asian906435
Multiple Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.89%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,439$35,514$26,162
Less Than High School$21,304$23,974$15,552
High School Grad$27,170$35,560$26,356
Some College$44,375$45,225$
Bachelors Degree$73,542$100,238$58,500
Graduate Degree$70,167$$70,333

$30,439

Average Earnings

$35,514

Average Male

$26,162

Average Female

Clewiston Language

Clewiston Language by Age

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Clewiston Language

46.64% of Clewiston residents speak only English, while 53.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.74% of the population.

Clewiston Poverty

Clewiston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,0041,23830.92%
White2,34043218.46%
Black1,03216315.79%
Other35416045.20%
Multiple1516341.72%
Asian1774123.16%

24.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.76%

Male Poverty Rate

28.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clewiston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clewiston is Other, with 45.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clewiston is Black, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.98%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.98%
Some College17.53%
High School13.37%
Bachelors or Greater8.44%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.08%
Male Unemployed33.44%
Female Employed15.07%
Male Employed8.97%

Clewiston Income

Clewiston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,634$67,955
Families$41,910$66,310
Married Families$87,695-
Non Families$28,712$63,876
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Clewiston Marital Status

Clewiston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Clewiston Married by Age and Sex

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Clewiston 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 55-64.

Clewiston Marital Status by Race

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Clewiston Veterans

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229

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
Second Gulf War36
World War II19
Korea7
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74116
75+48
18 to 3436
35 to 5429
55 to 64
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2295.19%
Hispanic772.69%

Clewiston Veterans by Education

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6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clewiston Employment Status

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

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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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52.60%

Born in Florida

71.20%

Native Born

28.80%

Foreign Born

17.50%

Non Citizen

11.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.20% of Clewiston residents were born in the United States, with 52.60% having been born in Florida. 17.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,3411782.18%
20198,1631782.23%
20187,9851101.40%
20177,8751782.31%
20167,6972413.23%
20157,4561482.03%
20147,3081742.44%
20137,134400.56%
20127,094-53-0.74%
20117,14750.07%
20107,1426821.01%
20006,4603750.60%
19906,0858661.55%
19805,2191,3232.97%
19703,8967822.27%
19603,1140.00%