Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesB
- Cost of LivingA-
- Health & FitnessB-
- Outdoor ActivitiesC+
Clare is a town in Michigan with a population of 3,045. Clare is in Clare County. Living in Clare offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Clare and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Clare are above average.
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Clare has all the benefits of a small town. The community knows who you are and is willing to help you. People are friendly. The restaurants in our downtown are nice, clean, and have tasty food. Neighborhoods are good, even though, one can tell where the sketchy parts of town are. There are some drug problems here and in the surrounding areas. There are some cliches within the community. That can be intimidating to others. The education system in Clare is productive and effective. Overall, my experience in Clare has and will continue to be good.
When it's not CoVid locked down, it's beautiful. There is so much heritage here. The Amish make up a large part of the community. They make and sell a lot of different goods. The apple butter is my favorite, by far. The biggest culture shock to me when I moved here, was driving my Eclipse GT passed a Horse, pulling a buggy. I've never even seen that before I moved to Clare.
It is just an average town. Nothing special. We have one tourist attraction and it is a doughnut shop. There is not much to do and with only one hotel and a couple small motels, there isn't much traffic. If you like small towns, Clare is perfect for you.