Clewiston is a city located in Hendry County Florida. With a 2020 population of 7,361, it is the 382nd largest city in Florida and the 5165th largest city in the United States. Clewiston is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually but its population has decreased by -6.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,910 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Clewiston has a population density of 1,636 people per square mile.
The average household income in Clewiston is $73,526 with a poverty rate of 19.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $832 per month, and the median house value is $124,700. The median age in Clewiston is 34 years, 33.9 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clewistonwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.17%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.75%.
47.96% of Clewiston residents speak only English, while 52.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.43% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Clewiston is Multiple, with 54.46% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Clewiston is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.93%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Clewiston
74.17% of Clewiston residents were born in the United States, with 50.66% having been born in Florida. 13.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.