Clewiston, Florida Population 2024

6,976

Clewiston is a city located in Hendry County Florida. Clewiston has a 2024 population of 6,976. Clewiston is currently declining at a rate of -1.57% annually and its population has decreased by -4.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,333 in 2020.

The average household income in Clewiston is $71,531 with a poverty rate of 16.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clewiston is 35.8 years, 33.7 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Clewiston Demographics

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

  • White: 68.17%
  • Black or African American: 10.69%
  • Two or more races: 10.14%
  • Other race: 6.89%
  • Native American: 2.15%
  • Asian: 1.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,550.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.87% (-357)
The current population of Clewiston, Florida is 6,976 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,333.

Clewiston, Florida Population 2024

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Clewiston Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,94468.17%
Black or African American77510.69%
Two or more races73510.14%
Other race5006.89%
Native American1562.15%
Asian1421.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clewiston Population by Race

Clewiston Population Pyramid 2024

Clewiston Median Age

35.8

Total

33.7

Male

41.8

Female

Clewiston Adults

There are 5,749 adults, (1,130 of whom are seniors) in Clewiston.

Clewiston Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clewiston Sex Ratio

Female3,37246.5%
Male3,88053.5%

Clewiston Population by Age

Clewiston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6412.6861.238.8
Married1,0853.1365.734.3
Non Family6621.2932.867.2
Female4883.357.442.6
Male40631000
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clewiston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clewiston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clewiston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.3%.

Clewiston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,452

Average Earnings

$31,798

Average Male

$28,611

Average Female

Clewiston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clewiston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clewiston Language

53.42% of Clewiston residents speak only English, while 46.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.77% of the population.

Clewiston Language

Clewiston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,66162417.04%
White2,51152420.87%
Multiple72314319.78%
Asian1424229.58%
Black763263.41%
Other500122.4%
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16.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.61%

Male Poverty Rate

20.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clewiston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clewiston is Asian, with 29.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clewiston is Other, with 2.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.98%.

Clewiston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.74%
Some College15.2%
High School9.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%
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Clewiston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.39%
Female Employed12.05%
Male Unemployed7.41%
Male Employed5.16%
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Clewiston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clewiston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clewiston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clewiston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clewiston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clewiston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clewiston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

207

Number of Veterans

207

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Clewiston Veterans by War

count

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Clewiston Veterans by Age

count

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Clewiston Veterans by Race

Clewiston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

86.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clewiston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clewiston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clewiston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clewiston 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

47.93%

Born in Clewiston

72.28%

Native Born

27.72%

Foreign Born

15.1%

Non Citizen

12.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.28% of Clewiston residents were born in the United States, with 47.93% having been born in Florida. 15.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clewiston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,421-111-1.7%
20286,532-111-1.67%
20276,643-111-1.64%
20266,754-111-1.62%
20256,865-111-1.59%
20246,976-111-1.57%
20237,087-111-1.54%
20227,198-111-1.52%
20217,309-24-0.33%
20207,333-697-8.68%
20198,0301151.45%
20187,915690.88%
20177,8461622.11%
20167,6842533.4%
20157,4311371.88%
20147,2941702.39%
20137,124380.54%
20127,086-55-0.77%
20117,141
20107,14168110.54%
20006,4603756.16%
19906,08586616.59%
19805,2191,32333.96%
19703,89678225.11%
19603,114
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Clewiston Population by Year