Clear Lake is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,248 people and just one neighborhood, Clear Lake is the 53rd largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Clear Lake is a blue-collar town, with 36.73% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Clear Lake is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clear Lake who work in office and administrative support (17.06%), management occupations (8.80%) and sales jobs (5.64%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Clear Lake’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Clear Lake has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Clear Lake has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Clear Lake than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Clear Lake may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Clear Lake spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.71 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Clear Lake is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.