Claymont, DE
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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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Claymont who work in sales jobs (14.41%), office and administrative support (12.15%), and management occupations (8.54%).

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 education level of Claymont citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.97% of adults in Claymont have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Claymont in 2010 was $27,332, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,328 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 German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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