Clearwater County, Minnesota Population 2021

Clearwater County, Minnesota's estimated population is 8,824 with a growth rate of 0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clearwater County, Minnesota is the 75th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 8,705 and has seen a growth of 1.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,82430.03%
20208,82130.03%
20198,81830.03%
20188,815-30-0.34%
20178,845140.16%
20168,831340.39%
20158,79760.07%
20148,79180.09%
20138,7831061.22%
20128,677-44-0.50%
20118,721160.18%
20108,7053964.77%
19908,309-452-5.16%
19808,7617489.33%
19708,013-851-9.60%
19608,864-1,340-13.13%
195010,204-949-8.51%
194011,1531,60716.83%
19309,54697711.40%
19208,5691,69924.73%
19106,8700.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.03%
County Website
Founded
December 20, 1902
County Seat
2010 Population
8,705
Growth Since 2010
1.37%
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Clearwater County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,56885.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native7348.32%
Two or More Races4415.00%
Asian420.48%
Some Other Race180.20%
Black or African American160.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%
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Clearwater County, Minnesota Population by Race

Clearwater County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Clearwater County, Minnesota Median Age

42.3


Total

40.6


Male

43.8


Female

Clearwater County, Minnesota Adults

There are 6,630 adults, (1,788 of whom are seniors) in Clearwater County, Minnesota.

Clearwater County, Minnesota Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clearwater County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

4,307

48.83%

Male

4,514

51.17%

Clearwater County, Minnesota Population by Age

Clearwater County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clearwater County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
Male82.3%17.7%
All81.3%18.7%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Female60%40%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clearwater County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4052.5681.3
Married1,7823.1492.2
Non Family1,1671.269.6
Female2753.7760
Male1813.7282.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Clearwater County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2584.28%
9th to 12th Grade5819.64%
High School Graduate2,10234.86%
Some College1,31121.74%
Associates Degree74912.42%
Bachelors Degree78112.95%
Graduate Degree2474.10%
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Clearwater County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clearwater County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3514,718965
Native American39625617
2+ Races18112414
Hispanic77726
Asian333128
Other Race13134
Black84
Islander2

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 asian people with a rate of 84.85%.

Clearwater County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,920$43,686$26,815
Less Than 9th Grade$31,989$37,500$20,156
High School Graduate$31,100$42,422$20,862
Some College$35,417$44,018$28,340
Bachelors Degree$42,986$58,611$30,938
Graduate Degree$61,458$63,250$60,000

$34,920

Average Earnings

$43,686

Average Male

$26,815

Average Female

Clearwater County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clearwater County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Clearwater County, Minnesota Language

96.02% of Clearwater County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Clearwater County, Minnesota Language

Clearwater County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,32289212.18%
Native69928240.34%
Multiple4337717.78%
Hispanic1882814.89%
Other18633.33%
Asian4237.14%

14.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.20%

Male Poverty Rate

15.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clearwater County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clearwater County, Minnesota is Native, with 40.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clearwater County, Minnesota is Asian, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.86%.

Clearwater County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.22%
High School14.55%
Some College11.82%
Bachelors or Greater8.45%

Clearwater County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.54%
Female Employed6.22%
Male Employed5.23%
Female Unemployed3.70%

Clearwater County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clearwater County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,386$67,122
Families$65,000$78,998
Married Families$72,556-
Non Families$28,007$40,268
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Income by Household Type

Clearwater County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clearwater County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Clearwater County, Minnesota 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 55-64.

Clearwater County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Clearwater County, Minnesota Marital Status

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749

Number of Veterans

680

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam340
First Gulf War120
Second Gulf War73
Korea60
World War II39

Clearwater County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74269
75+192
35 to 54136
55 to 64120
18 to 3432

Clearwater County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White67511.51%
Native American6012.90%
2+ Races93.81%
Hispanic76.80%
Other Race538.46%

Clearwater County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Clearwater County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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9.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clearwater County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Clearwater County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Clearwater County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Clearwater County, Minnesota 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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79.39%

Born in Clearwater County, Minnesota

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Clearwater County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 79.39% having been born in Minnesota. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clearwater County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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