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The Village of Clear Lake had a population of 1,028 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Clear Lake is located at latitude 45.2515 and longitude -92.2691 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Clear Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The Village of Clear Lake (GNIS ID: 1582972) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clear Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clear Lake: Clearlake.

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Clear Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,028
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 814
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 447
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $128,906
Average Home Value $150,552


Median Household Income $44,021
Average Household Income $54,915
Per Capita Income $23,200
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.64% -0.47%
Households -0.42% -0.32%
Families 0.28% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Clear Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clear Lake to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 380 51st
Population Density1 # 549 29th
Diversity Index2 # 340 56th
Median Household Income # 554 29th
Per Capita Income # 553 29th

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