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Clear Lake, Washington - Basic Facts

Clear Lake is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Clear Lake Census Designated Place.

It is a populated place located in Skagit County at latitude 48.4643 and longitude -122.234. Skagit County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 46 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Clear Lake Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clear Lake: Clearlake.

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Clear Lake, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,012
Population in Households 1,012
Population in Familes 799
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 533
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 409
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $253,049
Average Home Value $301,441


Median Household Income $58,243
Average Household Income $71,057
Per Capita Income $28,708
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.23% 0.47%
Households 0.35% 0.53%
Families -0.17% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   3.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clear Lake, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clear Lake to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 389 38th
Population Density1 # 415 34th
Diversity Index2 # 326 48th
Median Household Income # 232 63rd
Per Capita Income # 234 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.