Clara City, Minnesota

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Clara City is a city in Chippewa County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,393 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km²), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highways 23 and 7 are two of the main routes in the city.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,393 people, 591 households, and 372 families residing in the city. The population density was 729.0 people per square mile (281.6/km²). There were 629 housing units at an average density of 329.2/sq mi (127.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.13% White, 0.14% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 1.29% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.15% of the population.

There were 591 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 31.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,306, and the median income for a family was $45,189. Males had a median income of $28,839 versus $23,304 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,639. About 3.0% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those age 65 or over.


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