Clearwater, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 2,524 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 
Males: 1,196  (47.4%)
Females: 1,328  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67026.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,342 (it was $50,694 in 2000)
Clearwater:

$64,342
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,753 (it was $20,286 in 2000)

Clearwater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,099 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Clearwater:

$157,099
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $173,091; detached houses: $176,902; townhouses or other attached units: $129,083; in 2-unit structures: $147,318; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $39,057; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,383; mobile homes: $108,977

Median gross rent in 2017: $739.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clearwater: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.9%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Clearwater, KS (2010)
    • 2,38496.1%White alone
    • 391.6%Hispanic
    • 341.4%Two or more races
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Clearwater, Kansas as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clearwater is 2,440 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Clearwater by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.5)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(43.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(43.5)
3
(127.4)
1
(41.2)
1
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(119.6)
3
(120.4)
3
(118.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.3)
2
(79.2)
1
(39.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(869.9)
6
(254.9)
26
(1,071)
13
(524.8)
6
(240.3)
15
(597.8)
9
(361.3)
9
(354.3)
17
(668.8)
21
(824.5)
10
(396.2)
8
(316.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(1,957)
20
(849.6)
36
(1,483)
25
(1,009)
23
(921.1)
26
(1,036)
33
(1,325)
31
(1,220)
37
(1,456)
33
(1,296)
45
(1,783)
34
(1,344)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(87.0)
1
(42.5)
1
(41.2)
2
(80.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(120.4)
2
(78.7)
3
(118.0)
1
(39.3)
2
(79.2)
2
(79.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.9)
1
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)167.980.7145.991.665.7107.2112.0166.5114.5183.4152.990.2

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City-data.com crime index in Clearwater, KS

Crime rate in Clearwater detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (33.6%), American (18.2%), Irish (8.6%), English (8.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1275 feet

Land area: 1.12 square miles.

Population density: 2,251 people per square mile   (low).

Clearwater, Kansas map

20 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,284 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,000 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (15.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (328.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Viola, KS (2.8 miles ),
Haysville, KS (3.0 miles ),
Conway Springs, KS (3.4 miles ),
Goddard, KS (3.4 miles ),
Oaklawn-Sunview, KS (3.7 miles ),
Derby, KS (3.7 miles ),
Mulvane, KS (3.8 miles ),
Belle Plaine, KS (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.51 N, Longitude: 97.50 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Clearwater, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clearwater, KS in 2017

Property values in Clearwater, KS

Clearwater satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $167,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Clearwater, KS residents
Average permit cost in Clearwater, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +253 (+13.1%).
Most common industries in Clearwater, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (17.6%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
  • Chemicals (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (25.7%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Chemicals (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Clearwater, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Engineers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Clearwater, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clearwater, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.2. This is about average.

City:

67.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.252. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.252
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.94
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.14
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Clearwater-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Clearwater city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/23/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clearwater-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Clearwater center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 189.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 360.2 miles away from Clearwater center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sedgwick County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clearwater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clearwater:

  • CLEARWATER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (620 E WOOD ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Clearwater:

  • HAYSVILLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HAYSVILLE, KS)
  • SPRING VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CONWAY SPRINGS, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES GODDARD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GODDARD, KS)
  • SEVILLE CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WICHITA, KS)
  • FAMILY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WICHITA, KS)
  • PARK WEST PLAZA LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WICHITA, KS)
  • HOMESTEAD HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WICHITA, KS)

Airports located in Clearwater:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clearwater:

  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 13 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 14 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 15 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 19 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 24 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Butler Community College (about 40 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 40 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)

Public high school in Clearwater:

Public elementary/middle schools in Clearwater:

See full list of schools located in Clearwater

Library in Clearwater:

  • CLEARWATER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $83,297; Location: 109 E. ROSS; 17,104 books; 797 audio materials; 1,449 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions; 41 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clearwater: Clearwater Police Department (A), Clearwater Historical Society Museum (B), Clearwater Public Library (C), Clearwater Retirement Community I Nursing Home (D), Clearwater City Hall (E), Clearwater Retirement Community Village Assisted Living Facility (F), Clearwater Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clearwater include: Clearwater Evangelical Free Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Clearwater United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), The River Valley Community Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Clearwater Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Libraries - Clearwater (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 109 East Ross Street).

Birthplace of: Ernie Maun - Baseball player.

Sedgwick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clearwater and their reported violations in the past:

CLEARWATER, CITY OF (Population served: 2,489, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-06-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Clearwater (2011 data):

  • Emprise Bank: Clearwater Branch at 201 East Ross Avenue, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/13: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,282.4 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Emprise Financial Corporation
  • Home Bank and Trust Company: Clearwater Branch at 741 North Fourth, branch established on 1995/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $84.4 mil, Deposits: $72.1 mil, headquarters in Eureka, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Greenwood County Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Clearwater:

Marital status in Clearwater, KS
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Clearwater:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clearwater
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clearwater, KS (based on Sedgwick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant104,418317
Catholic74,60032
Mainline Protestant49,200118
Other13,53247
Black Protestant11,31228
Orthodox1,3614
None243,942-
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: 63
This county:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Sedgwick County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
This county:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 306
This county:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sedgwick County:

28.3%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clearwater:

48.4%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.2%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clearwater:

21.8%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clearwater:

10.2%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clearwater:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clearwater:

34.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Clearwater:

55.5%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clearwater, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,415$48,8303$1,205
Financial Administration 3$14,198$56,7921$1,213
Other and Unallocable 3$14,198$56,7924$4,668
Water Supply 2$10,062$60,3720$0
Local Libraries 1$3,277$39,3244$2,263
Police - Other 1$3,295$39,5400$0
Sewerage 1$3,016$36,1920$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,335$40,0200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,238$50,8561$266
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$4,088
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$713
Firefighters 0$0 1$571
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$279
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 19$80,034$50,54823$15,266

Clearwater government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $152,000 ($60.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($21.79)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($13.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($8.72)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($8.32)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($1.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $308,000 ($122.03)
    Water Utilities: $182,000 ($72.11)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($52.30)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($38.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($28.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($7.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($2.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($1.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $111,000 ($43.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $819,000 ($324.48)

Clearwater government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $340,000 ($134.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($75.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($21.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $103,000 ($40.81)
    Highways: $14,000 ($5.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $288,000 ($114.10)
    Royalties: $157,000 ($62.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($16.24)
    Rents: $17,000 ($6.74)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($5.15)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $339,000 ($134.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $66,000 ($26.15)
  • Tax - Property: $795,000 ($314.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $112,000 ($44.37)

Clearwater government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,776,000 ($2288.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,836,000 ($1916.01)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $940,000 ($372.42)

Clearwater government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $649,000 ($257.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,870,000 ($1929.48)

4.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Kansas average:

6.44%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($794 average AGI)
Sedgwick County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Butler County, KS  0.47% ($53,410 average AGI)
from Sumner County, KS  0.15% ($40,222)
from Reno County, KS  0.14% ($45,187)


5.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Kansas average:

7.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($749 average AGI)
Sedgwick County:

0.07%
Kansas average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Butler County, KS  0.44% ($62,716 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.19% ($66,862)
to Harvey County, KS  0.13% ($38,659)

Businesses in Clearwater, KS

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clearwater:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNSS (1240 AM; 1 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSGL (900 AM; 0 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clearwater:

  • KFH-FM (98.7 FM; CLEARWATER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDGS (93.9 FM; ANDOVER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZZD (90.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KWME (93.5 FM; WELLINGTON, KS; Owner: JOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYFW (88.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clearwater:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K59DA (Channel 59; WICHITA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DD (Channel 15; WICHITA, KS; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 374ft / 114mTotal length
  • $731,000Total costs
  • 27,862Total average daily traffic
  • 573Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,355Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clearwater, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clearwater, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clearwater)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 37.513361 Lon: -77.500056, Call Sign: WQAZ582, Licensee ID: L00863628,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2004, Expiration Date: 09/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2014, Certifier: Sunni Sterneker, Registrant: South Central Kansas Education Service Center (Usd #628)
  • Lat: 37.504389 Lon: -97.504806, Call Sign: WQZZ464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.937 MHz, 458.937 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2017, Expiration Date: 09/14/2027, Certifier: Justin S Givens, Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 173 5 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Clearwater North, Lat: 37.576389 Lon: -97.496944, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 75 m, Overall height: 81 m, Call Sign: WQNQ466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 04/19/2021, Certifier: Jason A Gibbs, Registrant: Southern Kansas Telephone Co., Inc., 112 S. Lee, Clearwater, KS 67026-0800, Phone: (620) 584-2255, Fax: (620) 584-3105, Email:
  • Clearwater North, Lat: 37.576389 Lon: -97.496944, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 75 m, Overall height: 81 m, Call Sign: WQNQ466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 04/19/2021, Certifier: Jason A Gibbs, Registrant: Southern Kansas Telephone Co., Inc., 112 S. Lee, Clearwater, KS 67026-0800, Phone: (620) 584-2255, Fax: (620) 584-3105, Email:
  • Clearwater North, 13423 W 63rd St S (Lat: 37.576389 Lon: -97.496944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 75 m, Overall height: 81 m, Call Sign: WQUD321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2014, Expiration Date: 06/09/2024, Certifier: William R Mcvey, Registrant: The Southern Kansas Telephone Co., Inc., 112 S. Lee St., Clearwater, KS 67026-0800, Phone: (620) 584-8370, Fax: (620) 584-3105, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clearwater)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Clearwater)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$115,0401$81,0704$114,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$128,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$136,830
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0096.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$119,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0096.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clearwater, KS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clearwater, KS - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 39. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 59 took place in 2002, and the least - 19 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Clearwater, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.1%), and Structure Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clearwater, KS
    • 42364.1%Outside Fires
    • 14722.3%Structure Fires
    • 7210.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 182.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clearwater, KS
Most common first names in Clearwater, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2372.4 years
William2381.6 years
Mary1881.7 years
Robert1367.1 years
Anna1185.7 years
James1170.6 years
George1180.4 years
Donald1064.5 years
Charles1073.5 years
Clarence981.2 years
Most common last names in Clearwater, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1272.4 years
Harrington1083.2 years
Johnson976.3 years
Williams974.0 years
Luckner878.0 years
Light881.0 years
Blumenshine881.5 years
Wise885.3 years
Parker781.9 years
Dyer783.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clearwater, KS
  • 77.0%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clearwater, KS
  • 72.9%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity


Clearwater compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 25 pilots and 64 other airmen in this city.
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