Clewiston, Hendry County, Florida

Clewiston is a city in Hendry County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 7,376. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.68 square miles. An elevation is 18 feet (5.48 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,577 people per square mile. The median age was 34.1 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 99 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
7,376 residents
Population Change
+14.2% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
34.1 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
17.1% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
3,669 residents
Population Females
3,707 residents
Population Urban
98% of residents
Population Rural
2% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
25.3% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+1,847 (+24.7%)
Live and Work in the City
1,856 (53.5%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
11.4% (State: 5.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Clewiston Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Clewiston Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Clewiston Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $120,884 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$47,384 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $328 – $444
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              82 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,636 (1.00%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $905 (1.00%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $41,795 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$4,652 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$8,578 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Palm Beach State College
                      about 54 miles
                      Lake Worth, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 19,938
                    • Palm Beach Atlantic University
                      about 55 miles
                      West Palm Beach, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,868
                    • Florida Gulf Coast University
                      about 56 miles
                      Fort Myers, FL
                      FT enrollment: 11,165
                    • Lynn University
                      about 57 miles
                      Boca Raton, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,151
                    • Florida Atlantic University
                      about 58 miles
                      Boca Raton, FL
                      FT enrollment: 24,403
                    • Indian River State College
                      about 59 miles
                      Fort Pierce, FL
                      FT enrollment: 12,211
                    • Hodges University
                      about 60 miles
                      Naples, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,132

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • CLEWISTON HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 628
                      Location: 1501 S FRANCISCO ST
                      Grades: PK-12
                      Students: 61
                      Location: 475 E OSCEOLA AVE
                      Grades: 6-12
                      Location: 475 E OSCEOLA AVE
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • AHFACHKEE DAY SCHOOL
                      Location: 31200 JOSIE BILLIE HWY
                      Grades: PK-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 527
                      Location: 1000 S DEANE DUFF AVE
                      Grades: PK-6
                    • CLEWISTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 303
                      Location: 601 W PASADENA AVE
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Location: 205 ARROYO AVE
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • EASTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Location: 201 ARROYO AVE
                      Grades: PK-5
                    Clewiston Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    24 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    16 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    2.15 policemen (State: 2.35)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Clewiston Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              10 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.55 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.25 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              17 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              4.33 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              16 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              4.08 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              22 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              5.61 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Clewiston

                              • HENDRY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
                                Voluntary non-profit – Other
                                provides emergency services
                                524 W SAGAMORE AVE
                              • PALM TERRACE OF CLEWISTON
                                301 S GLORIA STREET
                              • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES – CLEWISTON
                                851 W VENTURA AVE

                              Airports & Heliports in Clewiston

                              • Airglades Airport
                              • Harper’s Fly-In Ranch Airport
                              • Mc Daniel Ranch Inc Airport
                              • Southern Ranch Airport
                              • Hendry Medical Heliport

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Clewiston by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)


                                      Natural Disasters in Clewiston


                                        Air Quality Information

                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          17% (Smaller then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          97% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          21 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          12 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          6 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Clewiston: 33440
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