Clawson, MI


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Clawson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 12,015 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Clawson is the 94th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Clawson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clawson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clawson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clawson who work in office and administrative support (15.40%), sales jobs (9.78%), and management occupations (8.87%).

Of important note, Clawson is also a city of artists. Clawson has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Clawson’s character.

Also of interest is that Clawson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall crime rate in Clawson is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

In terms of college education, Clawson is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.50% of adults in Clawson have a college degree.

The per capita income in Clawson in 2010 was $32,141, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,564 for a family of four. However, Clawson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Clawson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clawson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clawson include Irish, Polish, English, and French .

The most common language spoken in Clawson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.