Village of Clarkston is a tiny city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 894 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Village of Clarkston is the 488th largest community in Michigan. Village of Clarkston has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
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 88.25% 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 teaching (14.39%), management occupations (13.91%), and healthcare (11.99%).
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.
In addition, Village of Clarkston is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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.
Being a small city, Village of Clarkston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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 53.84% 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 2010 was $45,082, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,328 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 Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Village of Clarkston is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Chinese.