Santa Clara is one of 39 municipalities in the state of Durango in northwestern Mexico. Its chief town is in the city of Santa Clara. The municipality covers an area of 1,004.2 km2. In 2010, the municipality had a total population of 7,003 inhabitants, against 6,437 inhabitants in 2005. In 2010, the city of Santa Clara had a population of 4,061 inhabitants. The municipality of Santa Clara has 45 localities, none of which exceeds 1,000 inhabitants except the city of Santa Clara.