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Clearlake, California - Basic Facts

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The City of Clearlake had a population of 18,664 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Clearlake is located at latitude 38.96 and longitude -122.6332 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clearlake (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,417 feet.

The City of Clearlake (GNIS ID: 2409479) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Clearlake is located within Clearlake CCD of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clearlake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Clearlake, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,664
Population in Households 18,199
Population in Familes 13,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 465
Population Density1 1,843
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 7,242
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,850 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,391 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,481 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $102,424
Average Home Value $149,617


Median Household Income $25,472
Average Household Income $36,192
Per Capita Income $14,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.29% 1.47%
Households 3.14% 1.4%
Families 3.28% 1.45%
Median Household Income   -0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Clearlake, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clearlake to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 359 76th
Population Density1 # 627 59th
Diversity Index2 # 684 55th
Median Household Income # 1491 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1358 10th

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