|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Clearwater is 116,674. Clearwater, Florida is the 246th largest city in the US.
Clearwater is located entirely in Pinellas County.
The peak population of Clearwater was in 2020, when its population was 117,046. Clearwater is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Clearwater has grown 6.5% since the 2000. Clearwater, Florida's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Clearwater has a population density of 4,212.7 people per square mile.
|243||West Palm Beach||117,286||41.5%|
|240||Wilmington, North Carolina||117,643||31.0%|
|241||North Charleston, South Carolina||117,472||43.8%|
|243||West Palm Beach, Florida||117,286||41.5%|
|247||West Jordan, Utah||116,541||46.6%|
|250||Broken Arrow, Oklahoma||116,330||44.1%|
|252||League City, Texas||115,595||151.9%|
The total voting age population of Clearwater, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 85,472. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.5% of the residents of Clearwater are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Clearwater are 79.8% White, 10.9% Black, 3.8% Two or more races, 2.6% Asian, 2.3% Other, 0.4% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 17.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Clearwater, 15.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.5%. On a per-household basis, 10.8% of families are below the poverty line in Clearwater.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.0% of Clearwater residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.9% of Clearwater residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.4% have a bachelor's degree and 10.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Clearwater residents aged 5 and older, 21.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Clearwater is 7.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Clearwater, 9.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Clearwater is $48,691.
In Clearwater, 58.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.5% of housing units in Clearwater.
Of all the housing units in Clearwater, 2.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Clearwater, 9.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Clearwater is $1,092.
In Clearwater, 80.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.