Clearwater, Florida 

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Population

113,003

14% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$43,306

Avg. Home Price

$182,700

Best Places to Live in Clearwater, Florida

Large-city complex - Central Florida Gulf Coast at Tampa Bay
Pros
-Strengthening economy
-Winter climate
-Attractive downtown areas
Cons
-Hot, humid summers
-Growth and sprawl
-Violent crime

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What Bert Has To Say About Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metro Area

This metropolitan area includes Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater, all of which surround Tampa Bay. The area is varied and cosmopolitan with a pleasant climate and balanced local economy. A 1980’s building boom brought downtown Tampa skyscrapers, a major airport renovation, and the development of a cruise-ship terminal. While soft in the early part of the decade, the economy has gained traction recently as the benefits of a business-friendly climate have paid off. Among other new economy pursuits, the area has become a favorite as a secondary location for information processing for the financial industry.


QUICK FACTS

City: Clearwater
Zip Codes: 33756 33764 33755 33761 33763 33759 33765 33767
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 57 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Clearwater is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Clearwater jobs have increased by 1.63%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Clearwater's cost of living is 0.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Clearwater's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Clearwater's population is 113,003 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.39%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Clearwater is $182,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -11.32%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Clearwater public schools spend $9,270 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Clearwater. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Clearwater

It's a good time to buy in Clearwater. Home Appreciation is up 8.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Clearwater Real Estate.

The median home price in Clearwater is $182,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Clearwater    20 Reviews
Horrible Depressed Town in a Tourist Mecca - 7/12/2017
Aside from the great Beach here, to live here is a living nightmare. Basically, Clearwater is a heavy tourist town with high price rentals and food for a peace of... (Read More)

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Depends what you're looking for. - 2/13/2017
My husband and I moved from Chicago a year ago. We lived in Tampa for about a year than moved to a town house in Clearwater. It really depends what you're looking... (Read More)

We Want a Slower Lifestyle Now that We are Retirin - 6/21/2014
Clearwater FL is great for people who love lots of people, lots of traffic, lots of sun, and lots of things to do! However, we are retiring and want to go to a more... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN CLEARWATER, FLORIDA
33756 33764 33755 33761 33763 33759 33765 33767