Clarendon is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,944 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarendon is the 616th largest community in Texas. Clarendon has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Clarendon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clarendon is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarendon who work in office and administrative support (14.78%), management occupations (10.46%), and teaching (7.93%).
In addition, Clarendon is a college town. There are a lot of students in Clarendon attending college, and as a result Clarendon provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
As is often the case in a small city, Clarendon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Clarendon with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.59% of adults in Clarendon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clarendon in 2010 was $18,103, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,412 for a family of four.
Clarendon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clarendon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarendon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clarendon include Irish, English, Scottish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Clarendon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.