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Clara City, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Clara City had a population of 1,438 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Clara City is located at latitude 44.9579 and longitude -95.3668 in Chippewa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clara City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chippewa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The City of Clara City (GNIS ID: 663803) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Clara City, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,438
Population in Households 1,370
Population in Familes 1,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 825
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $49,172
Average Household Income $58,663
Per Capita Income $25,215


Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $97,126
Average Home Value $120,890


Total Households 615
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 388
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.68% 0.48%
Households 0.63% 0.42%
Families 0.91% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Clara City, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clara City to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 308 66th
Population Density # 354 61st
Diversity Index # 335 63rd
Median Household Income # 649 28th
Per Capita Income # 738 19th

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