Clearwater is a city in Stearns and Wright counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Most of the city is located within Wright County. The Wright County portion of Clearwater is part of the MinneapolisSt. PaulWI metropolitan area, while the small portion in Stearns County is part of the St. Cloud metropolitan area. The city is between the Mississippi River and the Clearwater River. Interstate 94 and Minnesota State Highway 24 are its two main thoroughfares. Clearwater is 12 miles south of St. Cloud, 16 miles northwest of Monticello, and 25 miles northwest of Buffalo.
Many of the homes here are owner-occupied, giving Clearwater a feeling of safety and consistency.
Home prices are on the slide in Clearwater, and average listing price decreased 10 percent last year. Nonetheless, home values stood at $241,970 this year. During the same period, number of homes for sale increased slightly year-over-year by 9.5 percent, from 21 to 23 listings, allowing buyers more wiggle room in their searches. If you're tired of dealing with stairs, the one-story rambler-style homes in this area will appeal to you. You and all your possessions will be well organized with the walk-in closets offered in many of the homes in Clearwater. Doing laundry will be less strenuous and less time-consuming with the main-floor laundry rooms offered in many houses around this vicinity.