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Income/capita 33%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 74%
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IndexClear LakeMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$39,531$33,225$29,829
Median household income$83,750$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$94,000$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,458$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$49,844$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$28,750$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level7.3%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clear Lake is 33% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Clear Lake is 51% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clear Lake is 74% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clear Lake is 52% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $55,827$83,750$167,500
      City
      $42,140$63,217$126,434
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Clear Lake median earnings by income bracket

      Clear Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.8%3.7%
      Manufacturing sector25.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services9.4%20.6%
      Public administration1.3%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%2.2%
      Education, health & social services4.4%34.6%
      Other24.5%19.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Becker, MN4,677$77,15339.5%
      St. Augusta, MN3,547$75,18435.9%
      Sartell, MN16,442$71,95930.1%
      Big Lake CDP, MN375$71,37529.0%
      Monticello, MN13,214$67,75222.5%
      Clear Lake, MN554$83,75051.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hutsonville, IL554$50,3139.1%
      Neponset, IL554$51,9236.1%
      Pewamo, MI554$51,7716.4%
      South Boardman, MI554$41,48425.0%
      Willernie, MN554$49,21911.0%
      Clear Lake, MN554$83,75051.4%
      Source: The Clear Lake, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).