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Clearwater County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 8,875 (all rural); it was 8,423 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,564
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,264
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,717
Renter-occupied apartments: 699 (it was 613 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

27%

Land area: 995 sq. mi.

Water area: 35.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clearwater County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.8%), Educational, health and social services (19.9%), Construction (17.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Clearwater County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (9.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 4,501  (50.7%)
Females: 4,374  (49.3%)
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Clearwater County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clearwater County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,868 ($30,517 in 1999)

This county:

$45,868
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $465 (lower quartile is $261, upper quartile is $639)
This county:

$465
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,850 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Clearwater:

$128,850
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,006 - $190,151

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $171,753
Here:

$171,753
State:

$258,834

Townhouses or other attached units: $144,343
Here:

$144,343
State:

$207,018

In 2-unit structures: $213,827
Here:

$213,827
State:

$228,868

Mobile homes: $68,717
Here:

$68,717
State:

$62,440

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $39,325
Here:

$39,325
State:

$111,357
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,100
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

Institutionalized population: 94

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 101
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 50
  • Thefts: 112
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,002 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,008 (0.9%)

Clearwater County household income distribution in 2009 Clearwater County home values distribution Clearwater County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.2%
Clearwater County:

15.2%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.9% for American Indian residents, 26.7% for other race residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.7 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 26.8 years old, American Indian residents: 30.1 years old, Asian residents: 29.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.8 years old, Other race residents: 41.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clearwater County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $635 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bagley, Clearbrook, Gonvick, Rice Lake, Shevlin, Ebro, Leonard, South End, Roy Lake.

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

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Neighboring counties: Judith Basin County, Montana , Lake County, Montana , Liberty County, Montana , McCone County, Montana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 202
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 99 (52.5% naturalized citizens)

Clearwater County:

1.1%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 27
  • 2000 to 2009: 28
  • 1990 to 1999: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 7
  • 1970 to 1979: 8
  • Before 1970: 42
Note: State values scaled to Clearwater County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.0%

Clearwater County marital status for males Clearwater County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,691
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 71
  • 5 to 9: 49
  • 10 to 19: 127
  • 20 to 49: 128
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 676
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Clearwater County with a mortgage: 1,433 (29 second mortgage, 86 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,283

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clearwater County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,1518
Evangelical Protestant1,73617
Catholic3601
Other2163
None4,232-
Clearwater County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Clearwater County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Clearwater County:

9.72 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

10.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clearwater County:

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Clearwater County:

27.0%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Clearwater County:

Average size of farms: 361 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,940
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $108.97
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,915
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.52%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,008
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.56
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.23%
Corn for grain: 1415 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8097 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6876 harvested acres
Vegetables: 137 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Earthquake activity:

Clearwater County-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from Clearwater County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 300.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 139.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 760.0 miles away from Clearwater County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2009 to May 22, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1830: April 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1830, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 09, 2002 to June 28, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1419: June 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1419, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Flooding And Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 17, 2000 to July 26, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1333: June 27, 2000, FEMA Id: 1333, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1175: April 08, 1997, FEMA Id: 1175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to February 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1158: January 16, 1997, FEMA Id: 1158, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 14, 1996 to June 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1116: June 01, 1996, FEMA Id: 1116, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storm, Thunderstorm, High Winds, Flooding, Tornadoes, Heat, Incident Period: July 09, 1995 to July 14, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1064: August 18, 1995, FEMA Id: 1064, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Hail, Flooding, Incident Period: July 08, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-560: July 08, 1978, FEMA Id: 560, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clearwater County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Kenya (13%)
  • Korea (12%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • Nicaragua (9%)
  • Indonesia (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clearwater County (%):

  • Norwegian (32%)
  • German (13%)
  • American (10%)
  • Scandinavian (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • European (1%)

Clearwater County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,358 (76.9%)
  • Carpooled: 336 (11.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 32 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 84 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 244 (8.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Clearwater County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Clearwater County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,256.

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.22% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($23,533 average AGI)
1.58% relocated from other states ($7,917 average AGI)
Clearwater County:

1.58%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Beltrami County, MN  1.51% ($36,106 average AGI)
from Polk County, MN  0.64% ($29,200)
from Hubbard County, MN  0.45% ($33,786)


5.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.87% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($21,520 average AGI)
1.77% relocated to other states ($9,251 average AGI)
Clearwater County:

1.77%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Beltrami County, MN  1.32% ($35,366 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.77% ($25,375)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Clearwater County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Clearwater County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clearwater County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clearwater County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clearwater County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,714 (1,478 aged, 236 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 277 (14%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Clearwater County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (173)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (109)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (88)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (58)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (56)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (46)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (41)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (33)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)
  • Unspecified dementia (27)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.85
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,163
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 913
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,942

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,616
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,251
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 24

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 35

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,875
  • In family households: 7,294 (1,204 male householders, 1,032 female householders)
    1,842 spouses, 2,598 children (2,414 natural, 68 adopted, 114 stepchildren), 197 grandchildren, 83 brothers or sisters, 80 parents, 62 other relatives, 196 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,463 (612 male householders (496 living alone)), 604 female householders (535 living alone)), 244 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 114

Size of family households: 1,238 2-persons, 389 3-persons, 273 4-persons, 182 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,032 1-person, 159 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 9 6-persons.

1,431 married couples with children.
499 single-parent households (169 men, 330 women).

94.8% of residents of Clearwater speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $59,877,000 ($7,097 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $823,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,547,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,456,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,077,000
Federal grants: $24,940,000
Federal procurement contracts: $940,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,917,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,049,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,442,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,991,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 602
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 552
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +14
Here +2 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clearwater County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.25 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 31
  • 2010 to 2013: 146
  • 2000 to 2009: 808
  • 1990 to 1999: 553
  • 1980 to 1989: 582
  • 1970 to 1979: 820
  • 1960 to 1969: 436
  • 1950 to 1959: 342
  • 1940 to 1949: 285
  • 1939 or earlier: 804
Note: State values scaled to Clearwater population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clearwater County population
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 89
  • 4 rooms: 305
  • 5 rooms: 604
  • 6 rooms: 538
  • 7 rooms: 389
  • 8 rooms: 345
  • 9+ rooms: 401
  • 1 room: 42
  • 2 rooms: 72
  • 3 rooms: 135
  • 4 rooms: 201
  • 5 rooms: 110
  • 6 rooms: 98
  • 7 rooms: 39
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9+ rooms: 27
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clearwater County population
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 157
  • 2 bedrooms: 647
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,243
  • 4 bedrooms: 508
  • 5+ bedrooms: 140
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 187
  • 2 bedrooms: 253
  • 3 bedrooms: 206
  • 4 bedrooms: 43
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Clearwater County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clearwater County population
  • no vehicle: 102
  • 1 vehicle: 541
  • 2 vehicles: 1,018
  • 3 vehicles: 684
  • 4 vehicles: 227
  • 5+ vehicles: 141
  • no vehicle: 144
  • 1 vehicle: 326
  • 2 vehicles: 210
  • 3 vehicles: 52
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 1

89% of Clearwater County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Minnesota.

Clearwater County:

89.1%
State average:

85.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,051
  • Other state: 1,631
  • Northeast: 72
  • Midwest: 1,036
  • South: 212
  • West: 311

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clearwater County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.5%)
  • Electricity (27.0%)
  • Wood (16.1%)
  • Utility gas (12.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (38.5%)
  • Utility gas (30.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.4%)
  • Wood (7.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.9%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 124
Here:

12.5%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

8.0%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

22.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Clearwater County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $2,874,000
    Regular Highways: $1,836,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $820,000
    Police Protection: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $684,000
    Corrections - Other: $581,000
    Solid Waste Management: $450,000
    Financial Administration: $388,000
    General Public Buildings: $215,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $196,000
    Parks & Recreation: $113,000
    Libraries: $59,000
    General - Other: $54,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $36,000
    Parking Facilities: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Welfare: $86,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $72,000
    Central Staff: $29,000
    Welfare - Other: $24,000
    General Public Building: $12,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
    Judicial: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,181,000

Clearwater County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $984,000
    Public Welfare: $59,000
    General Support: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $205,000
    Interest Earnings: $95,000
    Rents: $18,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,630,000
    Public Welfare: $2,127,000
    General Support: $657,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,355,000
    NEC: $3,000

Clearwater County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,500,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 187
  • Number of aged recipients: 30
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 157
  • Number of recipients under 18: 25
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 104
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 58
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 89
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 91
Clearwater County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Clearwater County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Clearwater County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9380.6 years
George4980.0 years
Henry4079.9 years
Carl3778.2 years
Anna3689.7 years
Clarence3377.7 years
Mabel3086.5 years
Arthur3076.3 years
William3080.3 years
Robert3075.8 years
Most common last names in Clearwater County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10679.7 years
Olson8577.8 years
Anderson6980.8 years
Larson5280.7 years
Nelson4682.2 years
Hanson3481.2 years
Erickson3276.7 years
Thompson2875.3 years
Berg2277.7 years
Peterson2181.7 years

Businesses in Clearwater County, MN

  • H&R Block: 1
  • La-Z-Boy: 1
  • UPS: 1