Clear Lake, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 341 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +39.8%
Males: 173  (50.9%)
Females: 168  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  63.2 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 46737.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,259 (it was $49,250 in 2000)
Clear Lake:

$73,259
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $51,866 (it was $23,092 in 2000)

Clear Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $622,318 (it was $262,500 in 2000)
Clear Lake:

$622,318
IN:

$134,800

Median gross rent in 2016: $759.

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  • Races in Clear Lake, IN (2010)

    Clear Lake races chart
    • 33398.2%White alone
    • 30.9%Asian alone
    • 20.6%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Two or more races

Races in Clear Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clear Lake: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.3%), American (10.8%), English (8.5%), Scottish (6.1%), Irish (5.2%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 326 people per square mile   (very low).

Clear Lake,IN real estate house value index trend

Clear Lake, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Clear Lake:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clear Lake town:

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Indiana:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,137 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,829 (0.6%)

Clear Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (44.0 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (47.7 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (146.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Montgomery, MI (1.9 miles ), Fremont, IN (2.1 miles ), Camden, MI (2.2 miles ), Reading, MI (3.0 miles ), Angola, IN (3.2 miles ), Lake Seneca, OH (3.4 miles ), Edon, OH (3.6 miles ), Hamilton, IN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $326,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $247,100
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $247,100
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $247,100
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $247,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.73 N, Longitude: 84.84 W

Clear Lake household income distribution Clear Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Clear Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Clear Lake, Indiana

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Tornado activity:

Clear Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Clear Lake town center killed 21 people and injured 293 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the town center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clear Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.6 miles away from Clear Lake center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 278.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 248.8 miles away from Clear Lake center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 257.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Steuben County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clear Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clear Lake:

  • ANGOLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)
  • CARLIN PARK HEALTHCRE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)
  • NORTHERN LAKES NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)
  • LAKELAND SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)
  • CAMERON MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)
  • COMMUNITY LIVING INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)
  • BRANCH-HILLSDALE-ST JOSEPH HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; COLDWATER, MI)

Heliports and other landing facilities located in Clear Lake:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clear Lake:

  • Northwest State Community College (about 35 miles; Archbold, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 36 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 38 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Siena Heights University (about 45 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 45 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 46 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 48 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

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Steuben County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.3%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Indiana average:

11.0

Clear Lake travel time to work - commute Clear Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clear Lake town (based on Steuben County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,07534
Catholic3,3542
Mainline Protestant2,55414
Other5263
None22,676-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Steuben County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Steuben County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Steuben County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

12.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Steuben County:

29.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$4,742$28,4527$5,857
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$3,244
Totals for Government 2$4,742$28,45210$9,101

Clear Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $137,000 ($401.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($193.55)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($70.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,000 ($29.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $123,000 ($360.70)

Clear Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($193.55)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($70.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($23.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($32.26)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($5.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($5.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $23,000 ($67.45)
    Highways: $8,000 ($23.46)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.93)
  • Tax - Property: $128,000 ($375.37)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.87)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($5.87)

Clear Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $220,000 ($645.16)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, IN  1.04% ($43,910 average AGI)
from Allen County, IN  0.74% ($68,726)
from LaGrange County, IN  0.38% ($31,245)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Indiana average:

5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeKalb County, IN  0.99% ($27,488 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.89% ($34,184)
to LaGrange County, IN  0.40% ($33,118)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clear Lake:

  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clear Lake:

  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBOI (91.3 FM; ORLAND, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLZZ (104.5 FM; MONTPELIER, OH; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WGBE (90.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/G FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WBZV (102.5 FM; HUDSON, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF HUDSON INC)
  • WCSR-FM (92.1 FM; HILLSDALE, MI; Owner: WCSR, INC)
  • WFJZ (106.7 FM; HICKSVILLE, OH; Owner: FALLEN TIMBER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WBNO-FM (100.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Clear Lake:

  • WINM (Channel 63; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

Clear Lake fatal accident list:

Oct 12, 2007 03:35 AM, I-80, Lat: 41.66989, Lon: -84.86126, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $197,000Total costs
  • 659Total average daily traffic
  • 19Total average daily truck traffic
  • 820Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Edward G Roach, Steuben County (Lat: 41.645333 Lon: -84.840389), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Steuben County (Lat: 41.645333 Lon: -84.840389), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Steuben County (Lat: 41.645333 Lon: -84.840389), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 74.9 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Steuben County (Lat: 41.645333 Lon: -84.840389), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 74.9 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Steuben County (Lat: 41.645333 Lon: -84.840389), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 74.9 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Steuben County (Lat: 41.645333 Lon: -84.840389), Type: 78.0, Structure height: 18151 m, Overall height: 74.9 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CH03HO114, Steuben County (Lat: 41.645333 Lon: -84.840389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.9 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQQK339
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2013, Expiration Date: 01/11/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • SBAIN03336-B, Steuben County (Lat: 41.645333 Lon: -84.840389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.9 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQRJ624
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6555.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 05/29/2023, Certifier: Brian SullivanRegistrant: Fundamental Broadcasting LLC, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, Phone: (302) 658-7581

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Clear Lake compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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