Clarksville is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 413 people and just one neighborhood, Clarksville is the 586th largest community in Michigan. Clarksville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Clarksville real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Clarksville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clarksville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clarksville is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarksville who work in office and administrative support (21.39%), sales jobs (8.46%), and management occupations (7.46%).
Also of interest is that Clarksville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Clarksville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.93% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Overall, Clarksville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Clarksville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.42 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small village, Clarksville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Clarksville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Clarksville, 23.76% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Clarksville in 2018 was $31,091, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,364 for a family of four. However, Clarksville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Clarksville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarksville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Clarksville include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Clarksville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 11.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Michigan. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 35.9% have German ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Clarksville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 78.5% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 39.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.2%), and 15.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.9%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Clarksville, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Dutch roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (85.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.