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The Village of Clear Lake had a population of 1,017 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clear Lake: Clearlake.

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Clear Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,017
Daytime Population: Workers 1,085
Daytime Population: Residents 561
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,646
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.62
Population in Households 1,014
Population in Familes 802
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 349
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $47,501
Average Household Income $59,006
Per Capita Income $24,744


Total Housing Units 502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $132,292
Average Home Value $154,951


Total Households 439
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 282
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.7% -0.46%
Households -0.61% -0.41%
Families 0.0% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 385 50th
Population Density # 552 29th
Diversity Index # 344 55th
Median Household Income # 538 31st
Per Capita Income # 550 29th

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