Idaho State Counties
Clearwater: Business establishments

Here we report the number of business establishments with paid employees.
In Clearwater in 2020, there were 228 business establishments. This is a decrease of 8.8 percent since 2010. This compares to an increase of 19.6 percent in Idaho during the same period. 
Of Clearwater's 228 business establishments in 2020:
  • 64 percent had between 1 and 4 employees,
  • 18 percent had between 5 and 9 employees,
  • 10 percent had between 10 and 19 employees,
  • 6 percent had between 20 and 49 employees, and
  • the remainder had 50 or more employees.

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· “Employment: Unemployment rate” – Is the change in number of establishments increasing as unemployment rates decrease (e.g., is business growth alleviating unemployment)?

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Source: 2020: U.S. Bureau of the Census, (; - Table CB2000CBP (number changes each year) DATE LAST UPDATED: July 11, 2022

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