Clearwater, Florida is a mid-size city with a population of approximately 112,000. Retirees are customary, as they make up 22% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults are less well-represented. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 58% of residents own their homes. At $1,079 per month, the average rent is a bit below the state average.
Clearwater residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes, faster than the state average of about 29 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 37% of commuters, while public transportation isn't used much. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Clearwater has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). Further, 20% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Clearwater residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 19% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. Clearwater workers take home an average annual income of nearly $63,000, about $4,000 less than the average Florida resident. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).