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Clearwater County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2019: 8,941 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clearwater County: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.3%), Construction (13.7%), Manufacturing (12.0%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clearwater County, MN (2019)
    • 7,48584.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6957.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4455.0%Two or more races
    • 2002.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 440.5%Asian alone
    • 160.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Males: 4,567  (51.1%)
Females: 4,374  (48.9%)
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Average household size:
Clearwater County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,708 ($30,517 in 1999)
This county:

$52,708
Minnesota:

$74,593

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $534 (lower quartile is $319, upper quartile is $667)
This county:

$534
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $151,171 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Clearwater:

$151,171
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,280 - $231,193

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $197,560
Here:

$197,560
State:

$296,404

Townhouses or other attached units: $169,614
Here:

$169,614
State:

$232,732

In 2-unit structures: $251,512
Here:

$251,512
State:

$259,218

Mobile homes: $74,787
Here:

$74,787
State:

$67,064

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $29,547
Here:

$29,547
State:

$202,956

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,237
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $470

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:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 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
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Clearwater, MN residents
Average permit cost in Clearwater, MN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,240 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,082 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Clearwater, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clearwater, MN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clearwater, MN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.6%
Clearwater County:

13.6%
Minnesota:

9.0%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.9% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 17.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.7 years old
(Males: 41.0 years old, Females: 44.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 25.5 years old, American Indian residents: 30.0 years old, Asian residents: 37.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 39.6 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 November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Clearwater, MN
County total employment by year in Clearwater, MN
County average yearly wages by year in Clearwater, MN

Current college students: 202
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 86 (48.5% naturalized citizens)

Clearwater County:

1.0%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 392010 or later
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 42Before 1970

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: 3,647
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 36
  • 3 or 4: 43
  • 5 to 9: 58
  • 10 to 19: 77
  • 20 to 49: 132
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 746

Housing units in Clearwater County with a mortgage: 1,457 (29 second mortgage, 125 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,391

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clearwater County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 39% 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 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 124.2 miles away from Clearwater County center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 126.2 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4531, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 15, 2018 - July 12, 2018, FEMA Id: 4390, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clearwater County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clearwater

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,311 (77.4%)
  • Carpooled: 272 (9.1%)
  • Bus: 12 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 130 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 247 (8.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (23%)
  • Nicaragua (20%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Spain (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clearwater County


  • Norwegian (36%)
  • German (13%)
  • Scandinavian (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • English (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $65,664.

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.63% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($31,564 average AGI)
1.01% relocated from other states ($8,737 average AGI)
Clearwater County:

1.01%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Beltrami County, MN  1.76% ($42,786 average AGI)
from Polk County, MN  0.63% ($33,750)


4.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.18% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($33,484 average AGI)
0.79% relocated to other states ($6,904 average AGI)
Clearwater County:

0.79%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Beltrami County, MN  1.52% ($41,229 average AGI)

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 2019: 11.2

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 population in Clearwater County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clearwater County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Clearwater County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clearwater County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clearwater County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clearwater County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Clearwater County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (124)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (54)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

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: 8,941
  • Male householders: 1,834 (569 living alone), Female householders: 1,629 (502 living alone)
  • 1,766 spouses (1,763 opposite-sex spouses), 233 unmarried partners, (233 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,589 children (2,381 natural, 71 adopted, 136 stepchildren), 219 grandchildren, 107 brothers or sisters, 104 parents, 39 foster children, 74 other relatives, 235 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 118

Size of family households: 1,203 2-persons, 405 3-persons, 324 4-persons, 156 5-persons, 108 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,069 1-person, 128 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 5 6-persons.

1,346 married couples with children.
568 single-parent households (212 men, 356 women).

95.8% of residents of Clearwater speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well, 28% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English 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:

6.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.9

Year house built in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • 2702014 or later
  • 1182010 to 2013
  • 7612000 to 2009
  • 6641990 to 1999
  • 5631980 to 1989
  • 7251970 to 1979
  • 4581960 to 1969
  • 3081950 to 1959
  • 2761940 to 1949
  • 7421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • 111 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 1253 rooms
  • 3284 rooms
  • 5955 rooms
  • 4916 rooms
  • 3947 rooms
  • 3508 rooms
  • 5039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • 261 room
  • 622 rooms
  • 1393 rooms
  • 1404 rooms
  • 1145 rooms
  • 966 rooms
  • 227 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • 12no bedroom
  • 1711 bedroom
  • 6162 bedrooms
  • 1,2973 bedrooms
  • 5264 bedrooms
  • 1895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
  • 26no bedroom
  • 2041 bedroom
  • 1662 bedrooms
  • 2013 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clearwater County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clearwater County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clearwater County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 104no vehicle
  • 5191 vehicle
  • 1,0012 vehicles
  • 6813 vehicles
  • 3304 vehicles
  • 2135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clearwater County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clearwater County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 147no vehicle
  • 2761 vehicle
  • 1522 vehicles
  • 473 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

88.9% of Clearwater County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Minnesota.

Clearwater County:

88.9%
State average:

85.9%

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

  • This state: 7,112
  • Other state: 1,715
  • Northeast: 69
  • Midwest: 1,047
  • South: 236
  • West: 362
Year householders moved into unit in Clearwater County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clearwater County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.9%Electricity
  • 17.6%Wood
  • 14.4%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 35.4%Electricity
  • 27.0%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 4.6%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 114
Here:

11.1%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

4.3%
Minnesota:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

6.7%
Minnesota:

22.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Clearwater County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,967,000
    Other: $1,841,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $486,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Regular Highways: $203,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,263,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,818,000
    Regular Highways: $1,532,000
    Police Protection: $1,307,000
    Financial Administration: $1,102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $811,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $690,000
    Central Staff Services: $491,000
    Solid Waste Management: $386,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $317,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Corrections - Other: $163,000
    Libraries: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $328,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $151,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Other - Police Protection: $2,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,977,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,618,000
    Public Welfare: $187,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $958,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
    Rents: $10,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $489,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,422,000
    Public Welfare: $1,631,000
    General Local Government Support: $254,000
    Health and Hospitals: $211,000
    Other: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,908,000
    Other License: $26,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,455,000

Clearwater County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,967,000
    Other: $1,841,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $486,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Regular Highways: $203,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,263,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,818,000
    Regular Highways: $1,532,000
    Police Protection: $1,307,000
    Financial Administration: $1,102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $811,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $690,000
    Central Staff Services: $491,000
    Solid Waste Management: $386,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $317,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Corrections - Other: $163,000
    Libraries: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $328,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $151,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Other - Police Protection: $2,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,977,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,618,000
    Public Welfare: $187,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $958,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
    Rents: $10,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $489,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,422,000
    Public Welfare: $1,631,000
    General Local Government Support: $254,000
    Health and Hospitals: $211,000
    Other: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,908,000
    Other License: $26,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,455,000

Clearwater County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,967,000
    Other: $1,841,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $486,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Regular Highways: $203,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,263,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,818,000
    Regular Highways: $1,532,000
    Police Protection: $1,307,000
    Financial Administration: $1,102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $811,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $690,000
    Central Staff Services: $491,000
    Solid Waste Management: $386,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $317,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Corrections - Other: $163,000
    Libraries: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $328,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $151,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Other - Police Protection: $2,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,977,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,618,000
    Public Welfare: $187,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $958,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
    Rents: $10,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $489,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,422,000
    Public Welfare: $1,631,000
    General Local Government Support: $254,000
    Health and Hospitals: $211,000
    Other: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,908,000
    Other License: $26,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,455,000

Clearwater County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,967,000
    Other: $1,841,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $486,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Regular Highways: $203,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,263,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,818,000
    Regular Highways: $1,532,000
    Police Protection: $1,307,000
    Financial Administration: $1,102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $811,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $690,000
    Central Staff Services: $491,000
    Solid Waste Management: $386,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $317,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Corrections - Other: $163,000
    Libraries: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $328,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $151,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Other - Police Protection: $2,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,977,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,618,000
    Public Welfare: $187,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $958,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
    Rents: $10,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $489,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,422,000
    Public Welfare: $1,631,000
    General Local Government Support: $254,000
    Health and Hospitals: $211,000
    Other: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,908,000
    Other License: $26,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,455,000

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
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