Claymont is a somewhat small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 8,470 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Claymont is the ninth largest community in Delaware.
Claymont is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Claymont is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Claymont who work in office and administrative support (14.35%), sales jobs (12.22%), and healthcare (8.53%).
Also of interest is that Claymont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Claymont is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The percentage of people in Claymont who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.22% of adults in Claymont have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Claymont in 2018 was $30,776, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,104 for a family of four. However, Claymont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Claymont is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Claymont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Claymont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Claymont include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Claymont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.