Claremont, NH
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Claremont is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 12,984 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Claremont is the 22nd largest community in New Hampshire. Claremont has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

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 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 (14.33%), sales jobs (13.06%), and management occupations (8.41%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Claremont has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Claremont a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The education level of Claremont citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.63% of adults 25 and older in Claremont have a college degree.

The per capita income in Claremont in 2010 was $24,198, which is low income relative to New Hampshire, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,792 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. Important ancestries of people in Claremont include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

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