Clearwater, Minnesota

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Population in 2022: 2,091 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +143.7%
Males: 999  (47.8%)
Females: 1,092  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

32.6 years
Minnesota median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 55320.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $65,817 (it was $41,696 in 2000)
Clearwater:

$65,817
MN:

$82,338

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,423 (it was $17,325 in 2000)

Clearwater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $257,164 (it was $96,700 in 2000)
Clearwater:

$257,164
MN:

$314,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $362,832; detached houses: $357,829; townhouses or other attached units: $446,125; mobile homes: $137,265

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,012.

March 2022 cost of living index in Clearwater: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 6.4%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Clearwater, MN (2022)
    • 1,61389.6%White alone
    • 1055.8%Two or more races
    • 281.6%Asian alone
    • 231.3%Hispanic
    • 150.8%Other race alone

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Ancestries: German (51.8%), American (14.2%), Swedish (4.8%), Scandinavian (4.1%), Norwegian (3.5%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,806 people per square mile   (low).

Clearwater, Minnesota map

27 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,685 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,507 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (11.4 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (49.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (403.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Clear Lake, MN (1.8 miles ),
St. Augusta, MN (2.8 miles ),
Silver Creek, MN (2.8 miles ),
Becker, MN (3.0 miles ),
Fairhaven, MN (3.2 miles ),
Annandale, MN (3.3 miles ),
St. Cloud, MN (3.4 miles ),
South Haven, MN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 45.42 N, Longitude: 94.05 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Clearwater, MN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Clearwater, MN in 2022
Clearwater satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 9 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2021: 7 buildings, average cost: $243,900
  • 2020: 18 buildings, average cost: $258,000
  • 2019: 15 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $202,400
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $259,900
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $170,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2004: 125 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Clearwater, MN residents
Average permit cost in Clearwater, MN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

2.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +258 (+43.0%).
Most common industries in Clearwater, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Clearwater, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (2.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (2.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Clearwater, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 61.5. This is about average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2021 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.37. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.37
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Clearwater-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Clearwater city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clearwater-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 48% 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 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 275.8 miles away from the city 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 138.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from Clearwater center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 302.5 miles away from Clearwater center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wright County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clearwater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clearwater:

  • LAKEVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLEAR LAKE, MN)
  • ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)
  • OPPORTUNITY MANOR II (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)
  • REM CENTRAL LAKES INC FERNWOOD (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)
  • ANNANDALE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANNANDALE, MN)
  • SPOT REHABILITATION INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)
  • CENTRACARE HOME DIALYSIS PROGRAM (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)

Airports located in Clearwater:

Amtrak station near Clearwater:

  • 12 miles: ST. CLOUD (555 E. ST. GERMAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Clearwater:

  • 15 miles: Monticello in Monticello, MN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clearwater:

  • Saint Cloud State University (about 11 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 13 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 13 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 17 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 38 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 39 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 40 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clearwater: Eagle Trace Golf Course (A), Clearwater Fire and Rescue Department (B), Clearwater City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clearwater include: Clearwater United Methodist Church (A), Clearwater Assembly of God Church (B), Rejoice Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Clearwater River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (945 State Highway 24).

Wright County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clearwater that have no violations reported:

  • CLEARWATER (Population served: 1,735, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

12.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Clearwater (2011 data):

  • Annandale State Bank: Detached Facility at State Highway 24 And State Access Road 75, branch established on 1978/12/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $123.6 mil, Deposits: $104.9 mil, headquarters in Annandale, MN, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lake Central Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Clearwater:

Marital status in Clearwater, MN
  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Clearwater:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Clearwater
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clearwater, MN (based on Wright County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,49456
Catholic18,69913
Mainline Protestant16,14328
Other7155
None69,649-
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: 15
Wright County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wright County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Wright County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wright County:

26.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wright County:

9.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clearwater:

47.1%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clearwater:

23.4%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clearwater:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Clearwater:

57.2%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Clearwater:

78.9%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clearwater, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$19,087$57,2610$0
Other Government Administration 2$13,497$80,9825$1,223
Financial Administration 1$4,119$49,4280$0
Fire - Other 1$468$5,6160$0
Firefighters 0$0 19$1,401
Totals for Government 8$37,172$55,75824$2,624

Clearwater government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $292,000 ($139.65)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,245,000 ($595.41)
    Regular Highways: $263,000 ($125.78)
    Police Protection: $200,000 ($95.65)
    Financial Administration: $192,000 ($91.82)
    Water Utilities: $191,000 ($91.34)
    General - Other: $156,000 ($74.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000 ($67.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($38.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($28.69)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($13.39)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($12.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($7.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000 ($77.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $279,000 ($133.43)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($28.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($14.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($17.22)

Clearwater government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $987,000 ($472.02)
    Other: $128,000 ($61.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($43.52)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($3.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($1.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $82,000 ($39.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($17.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($2.39)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $172,000 ($82.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $209,000 ($99.95)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($35.87)
    Other: $58,000 ($27.74)
  • Tax - Property: $947,000 ($452.89)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $230,000 ($110.00)
    Other License: $40,000 ($19.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000 ($6.70)

Clearwater government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,706,000 ($1772.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,820,000 ($1348.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $886,000 ($423.72)
Businesses in Clearwater, MN
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clearwater:

  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 2 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WJON (1240 AM; 1 kW; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KNSI (1450 AM; 1 kW; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clearwater:

  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCFB (91.5 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Clearwater:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCMN-LP (Channel 13; ST. CLOUD-SARTELL, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • K19BG (Channel 19; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Clearwater fatal accident list:

Aug 15, 2008 09:59 AM, Sr-24 0300000024, Cr 72, Lat: 45.415070, Lon: -94.050780, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1986 04:30 PM, 24, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 22, 1983 11:30 AM, M29, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1982 00:15 AM, 24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 40.5mTotal length
  • $120,000,000Total costs
  • 208,285Total average daily traffic
  • 27,476Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Clearwater, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 81970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clearwater, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 715 Lime St (Lat: 45.416917 Lon: -94.048861), Call Sign: WGI966,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2014, Expiration Date: 10/17/2024, Registrant: Wright County Sheriff\'s Office, 3800 Braddock Av Ne, Buffalo, MN 55313-3662, Phone: (763) 682-1162, Fax: (763) 682-7610, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Clearwater East, Lat: 45.412444 Lon: -94.047639, Type: Tank, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQIH979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2008, Expiration Date: 02/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: Tim Boie, Registrant: Palmer Wireless LLC, 3127 120th Ave, Clear Lake, MN 55319, Phone: (320) 743-5110, Email:

  • Clearwater West, Lat: 45.412444 Lon: -94.047639, Type: Tank, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQIH979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2008, Expiration Date: 02/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: Tim Boie, Registrant: Palmer Wireless LLC, 3127 120th Ave, Clear Lake, MN 55319, Phone: (320) 743-5110, Email:

  • MS03NP091, 1 Km E (Lat: 45.416389 Lon: -94.061944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQPZ269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2022, Expiration Date: 09/25/2032, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2022, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th St, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

  • CLEARWATER, 17439 County Road 75 (Lat: 45.404111 Lon: -94.040583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.3 m, Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WQTP999,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2024, Expiration Date: 03/21/2034, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

  • CLEARWATER T, 1100 County Road 75 (Lat: 45.412472 Lon: -94.047722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WRDJ489, Licensee ID: L01006680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2019, Expiration Date: 05/14/2029, Certifier: Staci Malikowski, Registrant: Arvig Enterprises, Inc, 150 Second St. Sw, Perham, MN 56573, Phone: (218) 346-5500, Fax: (218) 346-8829, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clearwater)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,1903$198,197
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$267,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$98,130
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1003.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 30 took place in 2005, and the least - 5 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clearwater, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (39.2%), and Structure Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clearwater, MN
    • 14039.2%Outside Fires
    • 10730.0%Structure Fires
    • 10128.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 92.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clearwater, MN
Most common first names in Clearwater, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1176.9 years
William978.2 years
Mary880.3 years
Edward774.6 years
Arthur679.8 years
Margaret678.8 years
Joseph672.1 years
James674.4 years
Richard669.2 years
Frank582.8 years
Most common last names in Clearwater, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller881.4 years
Wipper673.2 years
Brown681.8 years
Johnson678.6 years
Murphy575.4 years
Storms581.2 years
Lumley579.4 years
Pudelko486.2 years
Olson473.5 years
Anderson474.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clearwater, MN
  • 90.2%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clearwater, MN
  • 65.7%Electricity
  • 25.8%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Clearwater compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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  • Lindsay Hegland (2)
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  • Nicole Mcfadden (1)
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Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2024.