Clanton, AL

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Living in Clanton

Clanton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,794 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Clanton is the 74th largest community in Alabama.

When you are in Clanton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.35% of Clanton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Clanton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Clanton who work in office and administrative support (15.73%), sales jobs (8.60%), and healthcare (7.25%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Clanton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Clanton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Clanton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Clanton, the average commute to work is 30.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Clanton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Clanton rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.44% of adults 25 and older in Clanton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Clanton in 2018 was $29,416, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,664 for a family of four. However, Clanton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Clanton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clanton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clanton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clanton include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Clanton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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