🇺🇸 Clearwater is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida, United States, north-west of Tampa and St. Petersburg. To the west of Clearwater lies the Gulf of Mexico and to the south-east lies Tampa Bay. Clearwater is the county seat of Pinellas County and is the smallest of the three principal cities in the Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater metropolitan area, most commonly referred to as the Tampa Bay Area.
Economy Clearwater's economy employs nearly 50,400 people. Major employers include Morton Plant Hospital, Tech Data, and Honeywell. The most common job groups include Service, Sales & Office, Science, and Business. The median household income for Clearwater is $44,569, which is below the average for both the United States as well as the state of Florida.