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Clear Lake, MN
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Clear Lake profile

Living in Clear Lake

Clear Lake is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 663 people and two associated neighborhoods, Clear Lake is the 432nd largest community in Minnesota. Clear Lake has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Clear Lake, where the median household income is $105,724.00.

Clear Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Clear Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Clear Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.31% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Clear Lake is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clear Lake a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Clear Lake has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clear Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small city, Clear Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Clear Lake who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.33% of adults in Clear Lake have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Clear Lake in 2018 was $39,077, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,308 for a family of four.

The people who call Clear Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clear Lake residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Clear Lake include German, Norwegian, Polish, Irish, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Clear Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

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