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People

Total Population 1,284
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 24.4%
Employed Population 16+ 668
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,722
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.8%
Median Gross Rent $421
Median House Value $84,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 12.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clear Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Deuel
Standard Zip Codes 57226
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.745
Longitude -96.682

Clear Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CLEAR LAKE
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 25.7 inches
Station CASTLEWOOD
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.6 inches
Station MILBANK 2 SSW
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 22 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Clear Lake, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Tunnerville (57226)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Astoria 141 $54,375
Estelline 901 $53,194
Gary 260 $41,875
Goodwin 176 $52,708
Kranzburg 157 $71,250
Toronto 205 $61,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clear Lake Public Libraries

Library
Clear Lake City Library
125 3RD AVE S
Clear Lake, South Dakota
(605) 874-2013

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Clear Lake High Schools

DEUEL HI SCH
410 5TH ST W
605-874-2163
Serves 195 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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