Clare, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 3,065 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 1,285  (41.9%)
Females: 1,780  (58.1%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48617.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,559 (it was $27,299 in 2000)
Clare:

$33,559
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,764 (it was $18,006 in 2000)

Clare city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,282 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Clare:

$107,282
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $108,502; detached houses: $116,178; mobile homes: $19,674

Median gross rent in 2017: $591.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clare: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.9%
(30.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clare, MI (2010)
    • 2,94694.5%White alone
    • 531.7%Two or more races
    • 461.5%Hispanic
    • 331.1%Asian alone
    • 200.6%Black alone
    • 160.5%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

Races in Clare detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Clare, Michigan as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clare is 107 to 1.


Crime rates in Clare by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(123.4)
0
(0.0)
8
(250.2)
2
(64.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(198.6)
2
(64.2)
3
(95.8)
4
(129.2)
2
(65.1)
7
(227.4)
3
(97.7)
5
(163.5)
5
(163.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(339.4)
5
(155.0)
10
(312.7)
7
(224.0)
1
(32.5)
11
(364.1)
7
(224.6)
1
(31.9)
13
(420.0)
6
(195.3)
10
(324.9)
2
(65.1)
1
(32.7)
8
(261.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(617.1)
15
(465.1)
14
(437.8)
20
(640.0)
12
(389.6)
16
(529.6)
16
(513.5)
14
(447.3)
12
(387.7)
5
(162.8)
8
(259.9)
2
(65.1)
6
(196.2)
5
(163.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
171
(5,276)
157
(4,868)
167
(5,222)
143
(4,576)
108
(3,506)
108
(3,575)
89
(2,856)
71
(2,268)
83
(2,682)
74
(2,409)
77
(2,502)
46
(1,498)
23
(752.1)
41
(1,342)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(123.4)
5
(155.0)
5
(156.3)
2
(64.0)
2
(64.9)
7
(231.7)
1
(32.1)
1
(31.9)
2
(64.6)
2
(65.1)
4
(130.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(163.5)
5
(163.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(93.8)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.1)
1
(32.5)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)430.7270.7514.7329.0189.0430.3258.7207.7336.7204.1375.6165.4259.6261.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Clare, MI

Crime rate in Clare detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: American (25.2%), German (18.7%), English (11.0%), Assyrian (6.4%), Scottish (5.5%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 841 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 982 people per square mile   (low).

Clare, Michigan map

50 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,508 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,151 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (49.3 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (130.0 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (201.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Farwell, MI (2.3 miles ),
Loomis, MI (2.3 miles ),
Rosebush, MI (2.9 miles ),
Coleman, MI (3.2 miles ),
Beal City, MI (3.6 miles ),
Weidman, MI (3.7 miles ),
Harrison, MI (3.7 miles ),
Beaverton, MI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 43.82 N, Longitude: 84.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,884 (+60.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 631 (45.0%)

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Clare, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clare, MI in 2017
Clare satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $198,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $500,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Clare, MI residents
Average permit cost in Clare, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Clare, MI
Historical housing units in Clare, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Clare, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Clare, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)

Average climate in Clare, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clare, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Clare-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.7 miles away from the Clare city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/7/1965, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clare-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 274.5 miles away from Clare center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 228.1 miles away from Clare center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 405.4 miles away from Clare center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.2 miles away from Clare center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from Clare center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clare County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clare topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clare:

  • MIDMICHIGAN MEDICAL CENTER-CLARE (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 703 N MCEWAN ST)
  • TENDERCARE CLARE (600 SE 4TH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Clare:

  • ARDIS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FARWELL, MI)
  • NORTH WOODS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FARWELL, MI)
  • MT PLEASANT REGIONAL CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL MICHIGAN, I (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • LAURELS OF MT. PLEASANT (THE) (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • PLEASANT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • DAVITA - MT PLEASANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)

Airports located in Clare:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clare:

  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 11 miles; Harrison, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 16 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 28 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Ferris State University (about 38 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Delta College (about 44 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 45 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 66 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)

Public high schools in Clare:

  • CLARE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 473, Location: 306 SCHOOLCREST AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CLARE PIONEER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 670 ANN ARBOR TRL, Grades: 9-12)
  • CLARE-GLADWIN AREA SCHOOL (Location: 4041 EAST MANNSIDING RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clare:

Private elementary/middle schools in Clare:

  • ST CECILIA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 106 E WHEATON AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • EAST DOVER SCHOOL (Students: 30, Location: 6090 E DOVER RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • SHADY LAWN AMISH PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: TOBACCO RD .2 MILES EAST OF TOBACCO & SURREY RDS, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Clare

Library in Clare:

  • PERE MARQUETTE DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $321,274; Location: 185 EAST FOURTH STREET; 35,317 books; 10 e-books; 3,512 audio materials; 2,776 video materials; 72 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clare: Clare Fire Department (A), Garfield Memorial Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clare include: First Baptist Church of Clare (A), Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Clare United Methodist Church (C), Saint Cecila Church (D), Clare Congregational United Church of Christ (E), Victory Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Cecilia Cemetery (1), Cherry Grave Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Shamrock (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Clare include: Pettit Park (1), Brookwood Park (2), Barnes Island Park (3), Stamina Stadium Park (4), Shamrock Park (5), Clare City Park (6), Clare Congregational Church Historical Marker (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: American Tour Club (11670 East Gladwin Road).

Hotels: Day's Inn (10100 South Clare Avenue), Days Inn of Clair (10100 South Clare Avenue), Best Western Clare Motel (1110 North McEwan Street), Clare/Mt. Pleasant (10100 South Clare Avenue), Doherty Hotel (604 North McEwan Street), Crossroads Motel (407 South McEwan Street).

Birthplace of: Wayne Terwilliger - Baseball player and coach, Rex DeVogt - Major League Baseball player.

Clare County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clare and their reported violations in the past:

SURREY POINT INC (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MCGUIRE CHEVROLET (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES (CLARE) (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTHWOODS BAPTIST CHURCH (Address: 2135 E. Ludington Drive , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clare that have no violations reported:

  • CLARE, CITY OF (Population served: 3,173, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUR FATHER'S HOUSE (Population served: 210, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOOSE LODGE-CLARE#2268 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOOMIS LOUNGE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MID-MICHIGAN URGENT CARE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Clare in 2010:

  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Clare in 2000:

  • 94 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Clare (2011 data):

  • Isabella Bank: Clare Branch at 532 Mcewan, branch established on 1993/12/06; Clare North Branch at 1125 North Mcewan Street, branch established on 1997/02/17. Info updated 2008/04/07: Bank assets: $1,284.4 mil, Deposits: $960.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Isabella Bank Corporation
  • Chemical Bank: Michigan at 807 Mcewan Street, branch established on 1909/03/10. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • Firstbank: Clare Branch at 806 Mcewan Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2008/06/11: Bank assets: $415.2 mil, Deposits: $366.7 mil, headquarters in Mt. Pleasant, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Clare:

Marital status in Clare, MI
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 40.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Clare:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clare
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clare, MI (based on Clare County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,32335
Catholic4,9982
Mainline Protestant1,0675
Other5736
None18,965-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Here:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Clare County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Clare County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clare County:

9.5%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clare:

50.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clare:

20.9%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clare:

9.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clare:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clare:

37.0%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Clare:

78.6%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clare, MI Residents

Clare government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,487,000 ($485.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $836,000 ($272.76)
    Sewerage: $599,000 ($195.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $527,000 ($171.94)
    Regular Highways: $512,000 ($167.05)
    Water Utilities: $493,000 ($160.85)
    Central Staff Services: $304,000 ($99.18)
    General - Other: $244,000 ($79.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $235,000 ($76.67)
    Air Transportation: $218,000 ($71.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $193,000 ($62.97)
    Financial Administration: $179,000 ($58.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $59,000 ($19.25)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($16.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($37.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $800,000 ($261.01)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($24.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($12.72)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($2.28)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($2.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,580,000 ($515.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($5.22)

Clare government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $842,000 ($274.71)
    Other: $636,000 ($207.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($5.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $544,000 ($177.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000 ($58.73)
    Rents: $118,000 ($38.50)
    Special Assessments: $41,000 ($13.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $27,000 ($8.81)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($3.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($1.96)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $508,000 ($165.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $303,000 ($98.86)
    General Local Government Support: $290,000 ($94.62)
    Other: $77,000 ($25.12)
  • Tax - Property: $1,772,000 ($578.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($7.83)

Clare government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,933,000 ($1283.20)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,676,000 ($873.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,401,000 ($457.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,000 ($46.98)

Clare government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,930,000 ($629.69)

7.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Isabella County, MI  1.49% ($32,025 average AGI)
to Midland County, MI  0.48% ($31,423)
to Gladwin County, MI  0.45% ($30,041)
Businesses in Clare, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway2
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
Decora Cabinetry2True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clare:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKM (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HARRISON, MI; Owner: LAURIE L. FOSTER)
  • WMMI (830 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHEPHERD, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGDN (1350 AM; 1 kW; GLADWIN, MI; Owner: APPLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clare:

  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WCFX (95.3 FM; CLARE, MI; Owner: GOLDSEN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WEJC (88.3 FM; WHITE STAR, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMRX-FM (97.7 FM; BEAVERTON, MI; Owner: STEEL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGDN-FM (103.1 FM; GLADWIN, MI; Owner: APPLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMHW-FM (91.5 FM; MT. PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WVXH (92.1 FM; HARRISON, MI; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WPRJ (101.7 FM; COLEMAN, MI; Owner: COME TOGETHER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCZY-FM (104.3 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMU-FM (89.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIV. BD OF TRUSTES)

TV broadcast stations around Clare:

  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBWM-LP (Channel 32; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W61DK (Channel 61; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W60CO (Channel 60; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CD (Channel 50; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CR (Channel 46; SAGINAW/MIDLAND, MI; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • W36CE (Channel 36; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W15BP (Channel 15; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WUHO-LP (Channel 57; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
Clare fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Clare fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 407ft / 124mTotal length
  • $415,000Total costs
  • 298,931Total average daily traffic
  • 27,148Total average daily truck traffic
  • 177,313Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clare, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 231960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 92000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clare, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clare)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clare, MI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CLARE, 5.4 Mi N (Lat: 43.901944 Lon: -84.774444), Overall height: 125.6 m, Call Sign: WML468,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2009, Certifier: Michael J Small, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • CLARE, Off Of Us 27 5.4 Mi N (Lat: 43.901944 Lon: -84.774444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125.8 m, Call Sign: WQLM429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2010, Expiration Date: 03/08/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2012, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • CLARE, 502 Beech St (Lat: 43.819111 Lon: -84.770917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQYC570,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2016, Expiration Date: 08/17/2026, Certifier: Jeff N Hall, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • WCFX Tx Site, 7004 North Lincoln (Lat: 43.742528 Lon: -84.805194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 84.1 m, Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: WLI487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/1994, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Registrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 104 W. Sixth Street (Lat: 43.820833 Lon: -84.768611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14.6 m, Overall height: 29.9 m, Call Sign: KNKO294,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 06/22/2024, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clare)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clare)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 41. The highest number of reported fires - 69 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clare, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.0%), and Outside Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clare, MI
    • 30243.0%Structure Fires
    • 25135.8%Outside Fires
    • 11816.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 314.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clare, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clare, Michigan:

  • Econolodge Of Clare, 10318 S Clare Ave, Clare, Michigan 48617 , Phone: (989) 386-1111, Fax: (989) 386-2211
  • Days Inn Clare, 10100 South Clare Ave, Clare, Michigan 48617 , Phone: (989) 802-0144, Fax: (989) 802-0146
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clare, Michigan
Most common first names in Clare, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6276.1 years
Robert5269.9 years
John5075.7 years
Mary5080.2 years
Charles4177.4 years
George3876.9 years
James3371.5 years
Harold3071.8 years
Joseph2975.6 years
Helen2881.0 years
Most common last names in Clare, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3676.1 years
Allen2276.4 years
Johnson1678.0 years
White1677.6 years
Wood1569.4 years
Williams1577.3 years
Davis1378.4 years
Brown1379.1 years
Green1376.6 years
Mcdonald1282.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clare, MI
  • 64.7%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 5.9%No fuel used
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Clare compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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