Clare County, Michigan Population 2021

Clare County, Michigan's estimated population is 31,380 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clare County, Michigan is the 49th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 31,006 and has seen a growth of 1.21% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,3802150.69%
202031,1652150.69%
201930,9502150.70%
201830,7351700.56%
201730,5651780.59%
201630,387-229-0.75%
201530,616-114-0.37%
201430,7301300.42%
201330,600-196-0.64%
201230,796-205-0.66%
201131,001-5-0.02%
201031,0066,05424.26%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.69%
County Website
Founded
1840[1]
County Seat
2010 Population
31,006
Growth Since 2010
1.21%
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Clare County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,48896.21%
Two or More Races6362.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native2010.66%
Black or African American1900.62%
Some Other Race1000.33%
Asian360.12%
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Clare County, Michigan Population by Race

Clare County, Michigan Population Pyramid $2021

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Clare County, Michigan Median Age

47.2


Total

46.4


Male

48.1


Female

Clare County, Michigan Adults

There are 24,574 adults, (7,121 of whom are seniors) in Clare County, Michigan.

Clare County, Michigan Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clare County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

15,409

50.27%

Male

15,242

49.73%

Clare County, Michigan Population by Age

Clare County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clare County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All82.9%17.1%
Male80.7%19.3%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Female68.4%31.6%

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clare County, Michigan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1992.4882.9
Married6,2003.0390
Non Family4,3141.1776.9
Female1,1423.868.4
Male5433.7280.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Clare County, Michigan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1665.19%
9th to 12th Grade2,31110.29%
High School Graduate8,21736.59%
Some College5,93126.41%
Associates Degree1,9978.89%
Bachelors Degree1,7797.92%
Graduate Degree1,0564.70%
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Clare County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clare County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,55118,2092,737
Hispanic29626311
2+ Races27120848
Black15313121
Native American1521366
Other Race8980
Asian363212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 89.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Clare County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,044$32,676$21,397
Less Than 9th Grade$24,735$27,138$16,786
High School Graduate$21,612$30,097$15,268
Some College$27,549$34,925$22,123
Bachelors Degree$41,058$51,607$35,824
Graduate Degree$57,955$62,115$55,521

$27,044

Average Earnings

$32,676

Average Male

$21,397

Average Female

Clare County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clare County, Michigan Language by Age

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Clare County, Michigan Language

94.64% of Clare County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.57% of the population.

Clare County, Michigan Language

Clare County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,7846,37622.15%
Hispanic61130750.25%
Multiple62917027.03%
Native1944121.13%
Other1004141.00%
Black7956.33%

22.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.77%

Male Poverty Rate

24.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clare County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clare County, Michigan is Hispanic, with 50.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clare County, Michigan is Black, with 6.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.38%.

Clare County, Michigan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.99%
High School20.23%
Some College15.88%
Bachelors or Greater7.40%

Clare County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.76%
Male Unemployed37.38%
Female Employed14.77%
Male Employed8.86%

Clare County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clare County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,565$53,634
Families$48,650$62,542
Married Families$57,278$70,826
Non Families$22,546$34,753
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Income by Household Type

Clare County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clare County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Clare County, Michigan Marital Status

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2,592

Number of Veterans

2,461

Male Veterans

131

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,192
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War242
Korea183
World War II110

Clare County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74962
75+731
55 to 64445
35 to 54361
18 to 3493

Clare County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,54410.71%
2+ Races195.88%
Native American1910.61%
Hispanic184.51%
Other Race99.09%
Black10.53%

Clare County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Clare County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clare County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clare County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Clare County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Clare County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.25%

Born in Clare County, Michigan

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Clare County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 85.25% having been born in Michigan. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Clare County, Michigan Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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