Clear Lake, WI Population

Population: 1,051. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,077 (+2.5% change)
Males: 500 (47.6%), Females: 551 (52.4%)

Polk County

Zip code: 54005

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $32,269
Median house value: $80,500

Races in Clear Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (36.6%), Norwegian (26.2%), Swedish (12.5%), Irish (9.5%), English (7.3%), United States (3.7%).

Elevation: 1201 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clear Lake

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clear Lake village

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+10.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Clear Lake:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clear Lake:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 62 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 71 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 94 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clear Lake:

  • AMERY MUNI (about 7 miles; AMERY, WI; Abbreviation: AHH)
  • NEW RICHMOND MUNI (about 20 miles; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Abbreviation: RNH)
  • BOYCEVILLE MUNI (about 24 miles; BOYCEVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3T3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clear Lake:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 36 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 37 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 40 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 53 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • ST PAUL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)

Schools

Public high school in Clear Lake:

  • CLEAR LAKE HI (Students: 215; Location: 1101 3RD ST SW; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clear Lake:

  • GAYLORD A NELSON EDUC CENTER (Students: 348; Location: 135 8TH AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • CLEAR LAKE JR (Students: 102; Location: 1101 3RD ST SW; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Clear Lake:

  • SUNNYSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 7; Location: 176 TENTH ST; Grades: 2 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Clear Lake:

  • CLEAR LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $57,879; Location: 360 FOURTH ST.; 8,675 books; 113 audio materials; 524 video materials; 19 serial subscriptions)