Clute is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,444 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clute is the 207th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clute is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clute is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Clute who work in office and administrative support (9.85%), maintenance occupations (9.54%), and food service (8.59%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.94 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Clute does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Clute with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.52% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clute in 2010 was $20,184, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,736 for a family of four. However, Clute contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clute is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clute home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clute residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Clute also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 51.12% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clute include English, Irish, French , and Scottish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Clute's cultural character, accounting for 19.63% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Clute is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.