Clare County MI Information


Clare County Subdivisions

Clare County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,522
Daytime Population: Workers 8,460
Daytime Population: Residents 19,423
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,883
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 30,115
Population in Familes 23,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 407
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $37,521
Average Household Income $48,293
Per Capita Income $20,583


Total Housing Units 23,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,965 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,910 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,769 (45.5%)
Median Home Value $89,878
Average Home Value $114,002


Total Households 12,875
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 8,395
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.18% -0.31%
Households -0.1% -0.25%
Families -0.31% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


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, 2017 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 # 65 23rd
Median Household Income # 80 5th
Per Capita Income # 81 4th

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