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Clare is a city in Clare County. (The community straddles Clare and Isabella counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named after the county in Ireland..

The latitude of Clare is 43.819N. The longitude is -84.768W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,219.


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Median household income
Local
$27,299
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clare demographic reports
Established on the Flint and Pere Marquette Railway.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Irish Festival - March 14-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clare web sites and events links in the sections below.
Clare attractions: Casino
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Clare demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clare County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48617 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Clare residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clare ancestry & family history guide.

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Attractions

Recommendations: Amish auction, in May and September

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clare was $18,006, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Clare residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Clare festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Clare, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $307.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $687.


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Libraries in Clare include Garfield Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Clare County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clare political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Clare workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Clare include Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express.

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