Village of Clarkston, MI

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Living in Village of Clarkston

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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Village of Clarkston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Village of Clarkston is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Village of Clarkston who work in management occupations (11.84%), office and administrative support (11.39%), and sales jobs (10.45%).

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

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.

In Village of Clarkston, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Village of Clarkston is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.16% of adults in Village of Clarkston have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Village of Clarkston in 2018 was $41,004, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,016 for a family of four. However, Village of Clarkston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Village of Clarkston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.