Clearwater County, MN

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Population

8,824

0.685% growth

Median Age

42.7


Median Household Income

$45,638

3.25% growth

Poverty Rate

17.9%


Number of Employees

3,667

1.16% growth

Median Property Value

$122,800

5.41% growth

About

In 2017, Clearwater County, MN had a population of 8.82k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $45,638. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Clearwater County, MN grew from 8,764 to 8,824, a 0.685% increase and its median household income grew from $44,203 to $45,638, a 3.25% increase.

The population of Clearwater County, MN is 85% White Alone, 8.44% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 3.49% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Clearwater County, MN speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Clearwater County, MN is $122,800, and the homeownership rate is 79.6%. Most people in Clearwater County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Clearwater County, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Clearwater County, MN employs 3.67k people. The largest industries in Clearwater County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (617 people), Construction (539 people), and Manufacturing (408 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($59,375), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,813), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,500).

Median household income in Clearwater County, MN is $45,638. Males in Clearwater County, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Clearwater County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,638

2017 value

± $2,019

3.25%

1 Year Growth

± 6.02%

Households in Clearwater County, MN have a median annual income of $45,638, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,203 in 2016, which represents a 3.25% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clearwater County, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2

  2. Census Tract 3

  3. Census Tract 1

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clearwater County, MN was Census Tract 2 with a value of $48,583, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $47,367 and $42,100.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Clearwater County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clearwater County, MN (1.55k out of 8.64k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,117 ± 98

  2. Native American

    355 ± 58

  3. Two Or More

    66 ± 53

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clearwater County, MN is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.67k

2017 Value

± 167

1.16%

1 Year growth

± 6.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Clearwater County, MN grew at a rate of 1.16%, from 3.63k employees to 3.67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clearwater County, MN, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (476 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (385 people), and Management Occupations (310 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clearwater County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Clearwater County, MN, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (476 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (385 people), and Management Occupations (310 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Clearwater County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.2 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.61 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.81 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Clearwater County, MN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($111,875), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($73,750), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.67k

2017 Value

± 167

1.16%

1 Year growth

± 6.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Clearwater County, MN grew at a rate of 1.16%, from 3.63k employees to 3.67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clearwater County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (617 people), Construction (539 people), and Manufacturing (408 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clearwater County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Clearwater County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Clearwater County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (617 people), Construction (539 people), and Manufacturing (408 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Clearwater County, MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.93 times higher than expected), Construction (2.35 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.52 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Clearwater County, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($59,375), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,813), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,500).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.9B

  2. $22.1B

  3. $19.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($22.1B) and Nonmetal min. prods. ($19.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$316B

2015 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

53.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Minnesota trade was $316B. This is expected to increase 53.4% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.5B

  2. $24.3B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $25.5B, followed by Iowa with $24.3B and Illinois and $13.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.5% of the population of Clearwater County, MN has health coverage, with 36.5% on employee plans, 23.5% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 2.57% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Clearwater County, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Clearwater County, MN see 2201 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.136% increase from the previous year (2198 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2942 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,201 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Clearwater County, MN see an average of 2,201 patients per year. This represents a 0.136% increase from the previous year (2,198 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clearwater County, MN in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.53%

Uninsured

36.5%

Employer Coverage

23.5%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

14.4%

Non-Group

2.57%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clearwater County, MN declined by 13.2% from 11% to 9.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clearwater County, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Clearwater County, MN is home to a population of 8.82k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.1% of Clearwater County, MN residents were born outside of the country (97 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Clearwater County, MN is composed of 7.5k White Alone residents (85%), 745 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (8.44%), 308 Two or More Races residents (3.49%), 177 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.01%), 39 Asian Alone residents (0.442%), 38 Black or African American Alone residents (0.431%), 12 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.136%), and 1 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0113%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Clearwater County, MN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Clearwater County, MN was 42.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Clearwater County, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Clearwater County, MN residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

97 people

1.07%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

94 people

As of 2017, 1.1% of Clearwater County, MN residents (97 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clearwater County, MN was 1.07%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Clearwater County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Clearwater County, MN was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.5k ± 4

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    745 ± 67

  3. Two or More Races

    308 ± 65.1

In 2017, there were 10.1 times more White Alone residents (7.5k people) in Clearwater County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 745 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 308 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Clearwater County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Clearwater County, MN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Clearwater County, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Clearwater County, MN are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    335 ± 38

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    107 ± 31

  3. Korea

    101 ± 30

Clearwater County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clearwater County, MN was $122,800 in 2017, which is 0.564 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $116,500 to $122,800, a 5.41% increase. The homeownership rate in Clearwater County, MN is 79.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Clearwater County, MN have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Clearwater County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,638

Median Household Income

± $2,019

3.43k

Number of Households

± 152

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.43k households in Clearwater County, MN grew to $45,638 from the previous year's value of $44,203.

The following chart displays the households in Clearwater County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$122,800

2017 Median

± $5,787

$116,500

2016 Median

± $5,170

In 2017, the median property value in Clearwater County, MN grew to to $122,800 from the previous year's value of $116,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Clearwater County, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clearwater County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Clearwater County, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clearwater County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.6%

2017 Homeownership

78.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.6% of the housing units in Clearwater County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Clearwater County, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clearwater County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clearwater County, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clearwater County, MN have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.41% of the workforce in Clearwater County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.8%

  2. Carpooled

    12.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.72%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Clearwater County, MN was Drove Alone (76.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.9%) and those who Worked At Home (5.72%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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