Claremont, NC


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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, Claremont isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Claremont are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Claremont is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Claremont who work in office and administrative support (17.32%), sales jobs (11.85%), and teaching (11.07%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Claremont has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Claremont has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Claremont than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Claremont may be for you.

As is often the case in a small city, Claremont doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Claremont citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.38% of adults in Claremont have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Claremont in 2010 was $25,471, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,884 for a family of four. However, Claremont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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. Claremont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Claremont include English, Irish, Polish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Claremont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.

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