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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: Larry Cook
PO Box 64
Clarissa, MN 56440
2218-756-2310

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

697

Population
Growth Rate

0.28%

Median Age

47

Diversity Index

8.800

Housing & Income

Households

298

Total Housing Units

331


Owner Occupied

224

Renter Occupied

74

Vacant

33

Median Home Value

$105,556


Average Home Value

$142,367

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.29%


Per Capita Income

2.91%

Income Projection

Median Household

$36,515 $36,588


Average Household

$54,892 $63,492


Per Capita

$21,904 $25,281

Workforce

Total Businesses

56

Total Employed

1,100

Workers 16+

290

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

1

Employed

3

Manufacturing

Businesses

4

Employed

38

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Some
High School

28

Graduated
High School

192

Associates
Degree

65

Bachelor's
Degree

44

Graduate
Degree

8

Average Commute Time

23 min.



Resident Commuters

212

Non-Resident Commuters

75

Drive Alone

231

Carpooled

38

Public

0

Work At Home

6


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.