Clanton, AL

Clanton profile

Living in Clanton

Clanton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,768 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Clanton is the 80th largest community in Alabama.

Clanton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clanton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clanton who work in office and administrative support (16.17%), sales jobs (9.85%), and management occupations (8.54%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Clanton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Clanton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Clanton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Clanton may be for you.

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

The percentage of adults in Clanton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.04% of the adults in Clanton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Clanton in 2018 was $31,601, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,404 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 Tagalog and Vietnamese.