Clearwater County, MN

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2020 Population
8,872
0.578% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.3
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
14.2%
2.67% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,742
2.69% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$139,500
1.68% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Clearwater County, MN had a population of 8.87k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $51,742. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Clearwater County, MN grew from 8,821 to 8,872, a 0.578% increase and its median household income grew from $50,386 to $51,742, a 2.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clearwater County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (7.27%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.947%), and White (Hispanic) (0.71%).

None of the households in Clearwater County, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Clearwater County, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Clearwater County, MN was $139,500, and the homeownership rate was 80.7%.

Most people in Clearwater County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Clearwater County, MN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Clearwater County, MN is home to a population of 8.87k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.08% of Clearwater County, MN residents were born outside of the country (96 people).

In 2020, there were 11.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.51k people) in Clearwater County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 645 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 444 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Clearwater County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Clearwater County, MN was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clearwater County, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.51k ± 8
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    645 ± 83
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    444 ± 82.2
2.28%
Hispanic Population
202 people

In 2020, there were 11.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.51k people) in Clearwater County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 645 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 444 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.28% of the people in Clearwater County, MN are hispanic (202 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Clearwater County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.08%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
96 people
0.986%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
87 people

As of 2020, 1.08% of Clearwater County, MN residents (96 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clearwater County, MN was 0.986%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    268 ± 42
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    80 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    70 ± 26

Clearwater County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Clearwater County, MN employs 3.8k people. The largest industries in Clearwater County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (619 people), Construction (543 people), and Manufacturing (416 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($58,864), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,839), and Utilities ($58,750).

Occupations

3.8k
2020 Value
± 190
−1.83%
1 Year decline
± 6.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clearwater County, MN declined at a rate of −1.83%, from 3.87k employees to 3.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clearwater County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (428 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (382 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (334 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clearwater County, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.8k
2020 Value
± 190
−1.83%
1 Year decline
± 6.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clearwater County, MN declined at a rate of −1.83%, from 3.87k employees to 3.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clearwater County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (619 people), Construction (543 people), and Manufacturing (416 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clearwater County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Clearwater County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,885
Median earning men ± $3,028
$26,908
Median earning women ± $1,467

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,328), Public Administration ($54,514), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,461), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,250), and Public Administration ($35,385).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 41
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  2. 40
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 39
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.9B
  2. $27.1B
  3. $25.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.1B) and Precision instruments ($25.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$349B
2020 Value in Minnesota
$638B
Projected 2050 Value in Minnesota
82.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $349B. This is expected to increase 82.9% to $638B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.1B
  2. $17.3B
  3. $14.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $26.1B, followed by Iowa with $17.3B and Illinois and $14.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Clearwater County, MN went to Donald J. Trump with 71.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.8%), followed by Other (1.02%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.763% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.882% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (985k), and Some college (978k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Clearwater County, MN was $139,500 in 2020, which is 0.607 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $137,200 to $139,500, a 1.68% increase. The homeownership rate in Clearwater County, MN is 80.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Clearwater County, MN have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clearwater County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clearwater County, MN is $51,742. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Clearwater County, MN was Census Tract 3 with a value of $54,231, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $51,042 and $50,735.

Property

$139,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,660
$2,787
Median Property Taxes
±$145

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clearwater County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.7%
Homeownership
2020
63.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 80.7% of the housing units in Clearwater County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 2

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clearwater County, MN was Census Tract 3 with a value of $54,231, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $51,042 and $50,735.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Clearwater County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,742
Median Household Income
± $2,354
3.45k
Number of Households
± 165

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.45k households in Clearwater County, MN grew to $51,742 from the previous year's value of $50,386.

The following chart displays the households in Clearwater County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clearwater County, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.463
2019 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2020, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.05% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Carpooled (9.25%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.77%)

In 2020, 78% of workers in Clearwater County, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.25%) and those who worked at home (6.77%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clearwater County, MN have a shorter commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.27% of the workforce in Clearwater County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clearwater County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clearwater County, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clearwater County, MN (1.24k out of 8.71k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clearwater County, MN is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88.9% of the population of Clearwater County, MN has health coverage, with 38.4% on employee plans, 22.8% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.92% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Minnesota was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Minnesota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Minnesota across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.1% under 18 years, 16.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.1%
Uninsured
38.4%
Employer Coverage
22.8%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.92%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clearwater County, MN grew by 28% from 8.64% to 11.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clearwater County, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.8% in Clearwater County, MN.

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