Clarklake is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,867 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarklake is the 176th largest community in Michigan.
Clarklake real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Clarklake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clarklake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clarklake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarklake who work in sales jobs (14.75%), office and administrative support (11.56%), and healthcare (8.66%).
Residents will find that the town 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, Clarklake is worth considering.
Being a small town, Clarklake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Clarklake is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.22% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Clarklake in 2010 was $31,736, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,944 for a family of four. However, Clarklake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Clarklake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarklake residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Clarklake include English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Clarklake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.