Village of Clarkston is a tiny city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 924 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Village of Clarkston is the 488th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Village of Clarkston was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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 90.63% 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 (18.97%), teaching (12.41%), and sales jobs (11.94%).
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.
The overall crime rate in Village of Clarkston 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 Village of Clarkston, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.88 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Village of Clarkston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Village of Clarkston. 54.96% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Village of Clarkston in 2010 was $48,776, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,104 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, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Village of Clarkston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.