Clearwater County, Minnesota Population 2020

Clearwater County, Minnesota's estimated population is 8,756 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clearwater County, Minnesota is the 74th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,756-27-0.31%
20198,783-27-0.31%
20188,810-27-0.31%
20178,83770.08%
20168,830340.39%
20158,79670.08%
20148,78970.08%
20138,7821061.22%
20128,676-43-0.49%
20118,719140.16%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.31%
County Website
Founded
December 20, 1902[1]
County Seat

Clearwater County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,57685.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native7488.49%
Two or More Races3984.52%
Asian390.44%
Black or African American340.39%
Some Other Race150.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%

Clearwater County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Clearwater County, Minnesota Median Age

42.7


Total

41.1


Male

44


Female

Clearwater County, Minnesota Adults

There are 6,622 adults, (1,768 of whom are seniors) in Clearwater County, Minnesota.

Clearwater County, Minnesota Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clearwater County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

4,308

48.89%

Male

4,504

51.11%

Clearwater County, Minnesota Households and Families

Clearwater County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clearwater County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All79.6%20.4%
Male74.7%25.3%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female59%41%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4582.5179.6
Married1,7893.1891.6
Non Family1,2341.267.6
Female2733.4759
Male1623.674.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clearwater County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2924.84%
9th to 12th Grade5729.47%
High School Graduate2,11234.97%
Some College1,37622.79%
Associates Degree71311.81%
Bachelors Degree74212.29%
Graduate Degree2323.84%

Clearwater County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3494,681911
Native American41827926
Multiple Races1651167
Hispanic69651
Asian302926
Black18143
Other Race12121
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 86.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,309$40,811$26,230
Less Than High School$26,310$33,313$19,886
High School Grad$29,837$39,545$20,603
Some College$35,032$41,550$27,653
Bachelors Degree$42,656$55,278$31,875
Graduate Degree$62,917$62,917$62,917

$33,309

Average Earnings

$40,811

Average Male

$26,230

Average Female

Clearwater County, Minnesota Language

Clearwater County, Minnesota Language by Age

Clearwater County, Minnesota Language

95.66% of Clearwater County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Clearwater County, Minnesota Poverty

Clearwater County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3381,09814.96%
Native71128339.80%
Multiple3906416.41%
Hispanic174148.05%
Black26830.77%
Asian39410.26%
Other15426.67%

16.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.30%

Male Poverty Rate

17.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clearwater County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clearwater County, Minnesota is Native, with 39.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clearwater County, Minnesota is Hispanic, with 8.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.74%
High School15.15%
Some College12.43%
Bachelors or Greater10.25%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.30%
Female Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed7.80%
Male Employed6.20%

Clearwater County, Minnesota Income

Clearwater County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,291$63,192
Families$60,708$74,175
Married Families$68,639-
Non Families$28,047$40,305

Clearwater County, Minnesota Marital Status

Clearwater County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clearwater County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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

Clearwater County, Minnesota Veterans

782

Number of Veterans

724

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam322
First Gulf War136
Korea92
Second Gulf War66
World War II39
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74254
75+219
35 to 54165
55 to 64113
18 to 3431
Name Veterans % of Total
White71112.10%
Indian4910.27%
2 or More157.35%
Hispanic1414.58%
Other758.33%

$Clearwater County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clearwater County, Minnesota Employment Status

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Clearwater County, Minnesota Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.63%

Born in Minnesota

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.92% of Clearwater County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 79.63% having been born in Minnesota. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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