Clarklake is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,853 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 sales jobs (12.16%), office and administrative support (11.97%), and healthcare (11.41%).
Because of many things, Clarklake is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clarklake a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Clarklake has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clarklake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Clarklake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Clarklake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 29.53% 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 $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 German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Clarklake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.