Clare County MI Information


Clare County Subdivisions

Clare County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,439
Population in Households 30,048
Population in Familes 23,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 391
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $37,917
Average Household Income $48,775
Per Capita Income $20,908


Total Housing Units 23,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,493 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,428 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,741 (45.4%)
Median Home Value $89,061
Average Home Value $118,436


Total Households 12,921
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 8,403
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.38%
Households -0.04% -0.26%
Families -0.26% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


Clare County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clare County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 48 43rd
Population Density # 46 46th
Diversity Index # 68 19th
Median Household Income # 79 6th
Per Capita Income # 81 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.