Clanton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,844 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Clanton is the 74th 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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clanton who work in sales jobs (14.22%), management occupations (11.79%), and office and administrative support (9.33%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Clanton is worth considering.
Clanton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Clanton rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.74% 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 2010 was $24,132, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,528 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 German, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Clanton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.