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Clarissa


Welcome to Clarissa

Situated on Eagle Creek, the City of Clarissa is a regional employment center, thanks to the Central Todd County Care Center, as well as a number of small manufacturing and retail concerns.

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City of Clarissa
P.O. Box 396
202 Main St. W
Clarissa, MN 56440


Mayor: Robert Gamache
PO Box 396
Clarissa, MN 56440
218-756-2681

Clerk: Sue Kent
PO Box 396
Clarissa, MN 56440
218-756-2125
clarissa@eaglevalleytel.net


*Permits can be picked up at Clarissa City Hall
*Elections are held at Clarissa City Hall


Clarissa, MN

Population

Total Population

758

Population
Growth Rate

0.96%

Median Age

47

Diversity Index

9.600

Housing & Income

Households

327

Total Housing Units

365


Owner Occupied

253

Renter Occupied

75

Vacant

38

Median Home Value

$134,459


Average Home Value

$175,099

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.04%


Per Capita Income

1.92%

Income Projection

Median Household

$53,000 $55,519


Average Household

$59,040 $64,955


Per Capita

$23,169 $25,486

Workforce

Total Businesses

52

Total Employed

365

Workers 16+

290

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

6

Employed

171

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

11

Employed

51

2021 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

14

Employed

34

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

32

2021 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

3

Employed

26

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

15

Some
High School

31

Graduated
High School

202

Associates
Degree

68

Bachelor's
Degree

81

Graduate
Degree

10

Average Commute Time

27 min.



Resident Commuters

179

Non-Resident Commuters

111

Drive Alone

237

Carpooled

34

Public

0

Work At Home

4


Fast Fact Image

Todd County was created on February 20, 1885 (Organized in 1873) from Cass County.  The county was named in honor of John Blair Smith Todd, commander of Fort Ripley (1849-56); general in the Civil War; delegate in Congress from Dakota Territory, 1861 and 1863-65; governor of Dakota Territory, 1869-71.