Village of Clarkston is a tiny city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 921 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Village of Clarkston is the 488th largest community in Michigan.
Village of Clarkston home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Village of Clarkston real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Village of Clarkston is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Village of Clarkston is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Village of Clarkston who work in management occupations (21.30%), teaching (12.39%), and sales jobs (11.30%).
Of important note, Village of Clarkston is also a city of artists. Village of Clarkston has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Village of Clarkston’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.25% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In addition, Village of Clarkston is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Village of Clarkston is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Village of Clarkston 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Village of Clarkston has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Village of Clarkston’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Village of Clarkston is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Village of Clarkston isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 99.04% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Village of Clarkston is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Village of Clarkston, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Village of Clarkston is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 53.69% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Village of Clarkston in 2018 was $58,660, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $234,640 for a family of four.
The people who call Village of Clarkston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Village of Clarkston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Village of Clarkston include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Village of Clarkston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.