Clermont, FL

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Living in Clermont

Clermont is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 38,654 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Clermont is the 99th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Clermont, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Clermont, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Clermont’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Clermont does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $58,804.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clermont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clermont is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clermont who work in office and administrative support (12.78%), sales jobs (11.38%), and management occupations (10.44%).

Also of interest is that Clermont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.45% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Clermont, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.69 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Clermont citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.42% of adults in Clermont have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Clermont in 2018 was $29,246, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,984 for a family of four. However, Clermont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Clermont is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clermont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clermont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Clermont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.14% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clermont include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Polish.

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