Clarklake, MI


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Clarklake is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,846 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarklake is the 176th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some towns, Clarklake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clarklake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clarklake is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarklake who work in sales jobs (12.16%), office and administrative support (11.97%), and healthcare (11.41%).

Clarklake is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Clarklake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Clarklake has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Clarklake has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Clarklake than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Clarklake may be for you.

Being a small town, Clarklake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Clarklake citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.53% of adults in Clarklake have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Clarklake in 2010 was $35,426, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,704 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 Polish and Italian.

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