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Clio /ˈkl/ is a city in Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The city is located entirely within Vienna Township, but is administratively autonomous. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 2,646.

Clio, Michigan
City of Clio
Location within Genesee County
Location within Genesee County
Clio is located in Michigan
Clio
Clio
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°10′41″N 83°44′10″W / 43.17806°N 83.73611°W / 43.17806; -83.73611
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyGenesee
Settled1837
Incorporated1873 (village)
1928 (city)
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • MayorBonnie Bare
 • AdministratorEric Wiederhold
Area
 • Total1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Land1.11 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
719 ft (219 m)
Population
 • Total2,646
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
2,509
 • Density2,266.49/sq mi (875.08/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48420
Area code(s)810
FIPS code26-16620[4]
GNIS feature ID0623488[5]
WebsiteOfficial website

Along with the rest of Genesee County, Clio is part of the Flint metropolitan statistical area.

HistoryEdit

The location was first settled in 1837 by Theodore P. Dean.[6] Originally named Varna[6] after the city's first grain buyer. Pere Marquette Railroad came through and put a station there in 1861.[6] Its name was changed in 1866 to Clio, the muse of history.[6]

On July 23, 2007, Governor Jennifer Granholm announced Clio as a community chosen by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), to take part in the Blueprints for Downtowns program. Clio would receive a comprehensive, market-driven strategy toward developing an action-oriented downtown that would result in economic growth, job creation and private investments.[7] The Blueprints for Downtowns award, were announced to be also received by the communities of Caro and Ypsilanti. Scottville received a similar award to take part in the Cool Cities Michigan Main Street program.

On Monday November 27, 2017, the northern loop set of municipalities, including Clio, began receiving water from the Karegnondi Water Authority pipeline and treated by Genesee County Drain Commission Water and Waste Division.[8]

GeographyEdit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2), of which 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[9]

DemographicsEdit

2010 censusEdit

As of the census of 2010,[2] there were 2,646 people, 1,196 households, and 654 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,383.8 inhabitants per square mile (920.4/km2). There were 1,336 housing units at an average density of 1,203.6 per square mile (464.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.2% White, 1.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 1,196 households of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.0% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.3% were non-families. 38.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 35.7 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,483 people, 1,093 households, and 659 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,109.8 per square mile (812.5/km²). There were 1,205 housing units at an average density of 1,023.9 per square mile (394.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.49% White, 0.48% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.22% of the population.

There were 1,093 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.7% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,859, and the median income for a family was $42,155. Males had a median income of $37,109 versus $24,706 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,727. About 5.7% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.

GovernmentEdit

Clio receives water from the Karegnondi Water Authority pipeline treated by Genesee County Drain Commission Water and Waste Division.[8] Fire services are provide by the Clio Area Fire Authority, as do Thetford and Vienna Townships, under an authority board.[10]

Clio is within of the following:[11]

SportsEdit

The Genesee County Patriots of the North American Football League relocated to Clio from Flint, Michigan, a nearby city which is the largest in Genesee County. The Patriots play at Clio High School's Pride Stadium. In the Patriots' history, they have also played at Flint's Atwood Stadium (where they originally began), and Flint's Guy V. Houston Stadium (where they played when Pride Stadium underwent renovation). After a disagreement with the Clio school board, the Patriots moved back to Flint in 2006.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ a b c d Herman, Jennifer (1999). Michigan Encyclopedia. State History Publications. p. 219. ISBN 9781878592941. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  7. ^ "Governor Granholm Announces Michigan Main Street and Blueprints for Michigan's Downtowns Winners". Archived from the original on July 29, 2012. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  8. ^ a b Acosta, Roberto (November 26, 2017). "New Genesee County treatment plant to begin delivering water Monday". Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  10. ^ "Clio Fire Authority set to charge residents for nuisance calls". Flint Journal. MLive Media Group. July 10, 2009. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  11. ^ Genesee County Political District Map Book (PDF) (Map). Genesee County GIS Department. 2017. pp. 1, 11, 12. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  12. ^ Thorne, Blake (May 4, 2011). "Voters support new tax for Genesee District Library". Flint Journal. Mlive Media Group. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  13. ^ Genesee ISD (PDF) (Map). Retrieved October 10, 2017.

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