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Clear Lake Demographics

Education

High School

45%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

18%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

54%

3 people

17%

4 people

23%

5 people

3%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

42%

50-100k

42%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

4%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

12%

20-45

29%

45-65

24%

65+

26%

Getting Around Clear Lake

Clear Lake Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

59%

15-30 Mins

15%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

3%

Clear Lake Education

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Living in Clear Lake, SD

Clear Lake, a small town in South Dakota, has a population of slightly more than 1,000. Retirees are customary, as they make up 25% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just under 44, are older than most cities in South Dakota. Renters tend to be in the minority in Clear Lake, and 69% of residents own their homes. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $558/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Clear Lake will save around $2,300 compared to the state average.

Clear Lake has a large percentage of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (10%) compared to the national average (5%). Further, 9% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 3% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Clear Lake residents work in one of four industries: manufacturing, retail, construction, and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 32% of the labor force in the town. With an average annual income of about $66K, Clear Lake workers bring in roughly the same as the average South Dakota resident. However, Clear Lake compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345.

With an average commute time of about 16 minutes, quicker than most cities in South Dakota, Clear Lake residents find that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (53%) commute to work by car, while public transit is not used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.