Clearwater, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clearwater, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Clearwater had a population of 2,538 as of July 1, 2017. Clearwater ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clearwater is located at latitude 37.5089 and longitude -97.4974 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clearwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,286 feet.

The City of Clearwater (GNIS ID: 2393555) 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.

The City of Clearwater is located within Township of Ninnescah, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick 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.

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Clearwater, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,538
Daytime Population: Workers 647
Daytime Population: Residents 1,285
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,932
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,472
Population in Familes 2,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 1,340
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $63,937
Average Household Income $78,184
Per Capita Income $28,687


Total Housing Units 975 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 681 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $142,996
Average Home Value $161,858


Total Households 919
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 670
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 0.31% 0.3%
Households 0.17% 0.24%
Families 0.21% 0.18%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Clearwater, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clearwater to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 103 85th
Population Density # 148 78th
Diversity Index # 570 14th
Median Household Income # 63 91st
Per Capita Income # 173 74th

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