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Clearwater
  • City in Florida

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Clearwater is a city in Florida with a population of 115,975. Clearwater is in Pinellas County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Clearwater offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Clearwater there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Clearwater and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Clearwater are above average.

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About Clearwater...
Population
115,975

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$225,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,167
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    238.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    78.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    73.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    211.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,569.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    112.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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