Clare County, Michigan Population 2020

Clare County, Michigan's estimated population is 31,077 with a growth rate of 0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clare County, Michigan is the 47th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202031,0771600.52%
201930,9171600.52%
201830,7571600.52%
201730,5972140.70%
201630,383-230-0.75%
201530,613-115-0.37%
201430,7281320.43%
201330,596-196-0.64%
201230,792-204-0.66%
201130,996-8-0.03%
201031,0046,05224.25%
199024,9521,1304.74%
198023,8227,12742.69%
197016,6955,04843.34%
196011,6471,39413.60%
195010,2531,09011.90%
19409,1632,13130.30%
19307,032-1,218-14.76%
19208,250-990-10.71%
19109,24088010.53%
19008,36080210.61%
18907,5583,37180.51%
18804,1873,8211043.99%
18703660.00%

Clare County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,47796.28%
Two or More Races5961.95%
Black or African American1860.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native1630.53%
Asian1110.36%
Some Other Race830.27%

Clare County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Clare County, Michigan Median Age

47.2


Total

46.4


Male

48.2


Female

Clare County, Michigan Adults

There are 24,551 adults, (7,041 of whom are seniors) in Clare County, Michigan.

Clare County, Michigan Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clare County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

15,457

50.49%

Male

15,159

49.51%

Clare County, Michigan Households and Families

Clare County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clare County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All81.5%18.5%
Male76.8%23.2%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
Female70%30%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4062.4381.5
Married6,4122.9988.5
Non Family4,2011.1774.9
Female1,2633.3270
Male5303.576.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clare County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1425.10%
9th to 12th Grade2,27510.17%
High School Graduate8,54638.20%
Some College5,76925.79%
Associates Degree1,9318.63%
Bachelors Degree1,6757.49%
Graduate Degree1,0354.63%

Clare County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,49918,2142,622
Hispanic29825322
Multiple Races27622629
Native American1271169
Black12610423
Other Race73737
Asian57507

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,543$32,453$20,965
Less Than High School$24,621$30,810$13,750
High School Grad$21,311$28,328$15,866
Some College$26,820$33,721$21,191
Bachelors Degree$41,279$46,050$35,417
Graduate Degree$55,583$56,836$49,875

$26,543

Average Earnings

$32,453

Average Male

$20,965

Average Female

Clare County, Michigan Language

Clare County, Michigan Language by Age

Clare County, Michigan Language

95.17% of Clare County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 4.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.90% of the population.

Clare County, Michigan Poverty

Clare County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,7626,62023.02%
Hispanic57924642.49%
Multiple58819032.31%
Other833744.58%
Native1563522.44%
Black8589.41%

23.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.85%

Male Poverty Rate

25.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clare County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clare County, Michigan is Other, with 44.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clare County, Michigan is Black, with 9.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.96%
High School20.71%
Some College17.40%
Bachelors or Greater6.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.65%
Male Unemployed36.62%
Female Employed15.75%
Male Employed10.27%

Clare County, Michigan Income

Clare County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,369$51,340
Families$46,804$58,705
Married Families$56,179$66,432
Non Families$21,525$34,294

Clare County, Michigan Marital Status

Clare County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clare County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Clare County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clare County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Clare County, Michigan Veterans

2,451

Number of Veterans

2,329

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,170
First Gulf War257
Korea186
Second Gulf War182
World War II100
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74924
75+664
55 to 64448
35 to 54338
18 to 3477
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,42310.20%
Hispanic184.71%
Other1416.87%
2 or More113.45%
Indian32.04%

$Clare County, Michigan Veterans by Education

9.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clare County, Michigan Employment Status

48%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clare County, Michigan Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.19%

Born in Michigan

98.40%

Native Born

1.60%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.40% of Clare County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 85.19% having been born in Michigan. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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