Clarklake is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,865 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarklake is the 176th largest community in Michigan.
Clarklake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 office and administrative support (12.37%), healthcare (11.27%), and sales jobs (10.95%).
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.
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.
The overall education level of Clarklake citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.09% of adults in Clarklake have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Clarklake in 2010 was $37,153, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,612 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 German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Clarklake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.