Clara City, Minnesota

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Clara City, Minnesota

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High Points

Clara City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Short Commute Times
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Top 7% Clara City Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 14% Clara City Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Clara City, Minnesota

Comparing Clara City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 8 6
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 7
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Housing Recently Built 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Clara City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Chippewa
Standard Zip Codes 56222
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.955
Longitude -95.366

Clara City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.2 inches
Station BENSON
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
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Clara City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,393 100%
Male 661 47.5%
Female 732 52.5%
Under 18 281 20.2%
18+ 1,112 79.8%
65+ 442 31.7%
Median Age 48.4
Average Family Size 2.81
White 1,367 98.1%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 18 1.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 2.2%

Estimated Clara City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,353
Growth -40
Growth % -2.9%

Clara City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 62.6%
Norwegian 16%
Dutch 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
US/American 3%
Swedish 1.2%
European 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Irish 1%
Scottish 0.8%
Danish 0.7%
English 0.7%
Czech 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clara City 1,393 $45,189
Granite Falls 3,070 $45,536
Maynard 388 $39,583
Prinsburg 458 $41,136
Raymond 803 $40,865
Renville 1,323 $47,315
Sacred Heart 549 $40,313
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Clara City High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

M.A.C.C.R.A.Y. SR.
Serves 284 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

430 N. MAIN ST.
A Non-traditional School
Serves 12 students.

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