The City of Clearwater had a population of 114,858 as of July 1, 2017. Clearwater ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Clearwater is located at latitude 27.9803 and longitude -82.7682 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clearwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.68 sq. miles and a water area of 14.06 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.
The City of Clearwater (GNIS ID: 2404067) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Clearwater is located within Clearwater CCD of Pinellas County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clearwater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Clearwater: Clearwater Harbor.
|Population in Households||111,357|
|Population in Familes||79,295|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,501|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||61,866 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||27,282 (44.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||22,952 (37.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||11,632 (18.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$182,500|
|Average Home Value||$247,267|
|Median Household Income||$44,877|
|Average Household Income||$67,142|
|Per Capita Income||$30,397|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.37%|
The table below compares Clearwater to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 16||98th|
|Population Density1||# 148||84th|
|Diversity Index2||# 339||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 516||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 329||64th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.