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.
When you are in Clute, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.46% of Clute’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Clute is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clute who work in maintenance occupations (8.58%), sales jobs (8.31%), and office and administrative support (7.85%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Clute spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.98 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
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 11.51% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clute in 2010 was $20,670, 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 $82,680 for a family of four. However, Clute contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clute is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clute home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Clute, accounting for 49.86% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Clute residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clute include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Clute also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.58%.
The most common language spoken in Clute is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.