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.
Unlike some cities, Clare isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clare are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clare is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clare who work in sales jobs (15.40%), office and administrative support (13.05%), and food service (8.87%).
In terms of college education, Clare is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.68% of adults 25 and older in Clare have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clare in 2010 was $17,570, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,280 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 38.88% 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 Japanese and Miao/Hmong.