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 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarklake who work in office and administrative support (13.21%), sales jobs (12.64%), and healthcare (10.17%).
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Clarklake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Clarklake is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.63% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Clarklake in 2010 was $33,674, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,696 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.