Clare is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,082 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clare is the 278th largest community in Michigan.
Clare is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clare is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clare who work in office and administrative support (15.81%), sales jobs (13.45%), and personal care services (8.71%).
Also of interest is that Clare has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of people in Clare who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.51% of adults in Clare have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Clare in 2010 was $19,400, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,600 for a family of four. However, Clare contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Clare also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.85% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Clare home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clare residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Clare include English, Irish, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Clare is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Japanese.