Claremont is a very small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,365 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Claremont is the 358th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Claremont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Claremont is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Claremont who work in office and administrative support (14.64%), teaching (10.87%), and sales jobs (9.86%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Claremont is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Claremont doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Claremont is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.85% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Claremont in 2010 was $26,251, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,004 for a family of four. However, Claremont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Claremont is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Claremont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Claremont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Claremont include English, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Claremont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.