The total population for Clearwater County included 3,142 people, of which 58.3 percent are male, and 41.7 are female.
The median age of the total population is just shy of 44 years old, For men, the median age is 41, and 48 for females.
The question of race is somewhat confusing as some individuals may claim two different races. Therefore the sum of the various categories may add to more than the total number. For the inquiry, “Race alone or in combination with one or more other races,” Clearwater County reports 2,954 of the county’s 3,142 residents are white; 28 are black, 136 are American Indian and Alaskan Native, 135 are Hispanic or Latino; 51 are Asian; and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islanders were reported to have 10 people in the area.
“Family households” consist of a householder and one or more other people related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption. Of the county’s total population (3,142) 2,536 live in 1,167 households in both privately owned and rented housing.
The average household size is 2.17; the average family size is 2.77. There are 698 family households in Clearwater County, with a total of 259 children living at home under the age of 18. There are 541 husband-wife only families; There are 49 male householders (with no wife present) and a total of 28 children among them. Of 108 female householders there are a total of 71 children.
Four hundred, six people live alone; 204 men and 202 women; Of men, 80 are 65 and older, while women number 124 in the same category. There are 426 households with individuals 65 and older.
Of the county’s residents, 19.3 – almost 20 percent or 606 people, are institutionalized. Of 606 people, 567 are men and 39 are women.