Clearwater County is located in northern Idaho. The County Seat is Orofino and the largest city is Orofino. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.clearwatercounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,562 and the 2010 census population was 8,761. The land area is 2,457.27 square miles and there are 3.6 persons per square mile.
94.3% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 2.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 84.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $138,300, there are 3,545 households, an average of 2.19 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,256, the median household income is $40,134, and 12.5% of the persons in Clearwater County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 927. Retail sales (in $1000) were $69,845, and sales per capita were $8,489. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 15.1%.
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