Clarendon, MI


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Clarendon, MI

About Clarendon, MI

Living in Clarendon, MI is a great experience. The small town is nestled in the middle of rolling hills and farmland, giving it a peaceful and calming atmosphere. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy here, such as fishing, hiking, and camping. You’ll get to know your neighbors quickly and make lasting friendships. Shopping and dining are close by, with several local stores offering unique items that you won’t find anywhere else. The community has a strong sense of pride in its deep roots and traditions, making it the perfect place for anyone looking for a safe and friendly place to call home. Small city - Southwestern Michigan, midway between Detroit and Chicago along I-94.

Location Details

State: Michigan
County: Calhoun County
Metro Area: Battle Creek Metro Area
City: Clarendon
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 830 ft above sea level
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In the 1890’s, two brothers named Kellogg figured out a way to turn corn and wheat into flakes for breakfast cereal, and the rest is history. Battle Creek is known worldwide as the capital of the breakfast cereal industry, and is headquarters for the Kellogg Corporation as well as the Post division of Kraft and the cereal division of Ralston Purina. Not surprisingly, breakfast food and related manufacturing industries are the center of Battle Creek’s economy today.

Downtown is typical Michigan, cleaner than some but mostly unremarkable low-rise and mid-rise buildings on a standard grid with several parks A large family entertainment mall and aquatic center gives downtown a bit of a recreational spark. Naturally, there’s a museum celebrating the cereal industry. There is a strong sense of community in the area and a few minor cultural amenities.

The terrain is mainly flat with farmland and areas of deciduous hardwood forest particularly to the southwest. The climate is continental with a moderating influence from Lake Michigan. Summers are warm but not too hot and moderately humid. Winters are cold, wet, and snowy with the most extreme cold tempered by the lake and the harshest winds moderated by the hills to the northwest. Still, prevailing winds bring significant cloudiness and precipitation. Winter snow cover is common. First freeze is mid-October, last is late April.

Clarendon Cost of Living
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Nearby recreation, community feel, and cost of living make Clarendon a great place to live.

$163,500
-106.8% lower than avg
$56,458
-22.3% lower than avg
$818 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-40.3% lower than avg
Clarendon Crime
27.6 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in Clarendon, Michigan
$31,320
for a family
$30,400
for a single person
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