Clarksburg is a medium-sized city located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 15,225 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Clarksburg is the tenth largest community in West Virginia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clarksburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clarksburg is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarksburg who work in sales jobs (12.87%), office and administrative support (10.90%), and healthcare (7.98%).
The education level of Clarksburg citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.30% of adults 25 and older in Clarksburg have a college degree.
The per capita income in Clarksburg in 2018 was $23,291, which is middle income relative to West Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,164 for a family of four. However, Clarksburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Clarksburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarksburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clarksburg include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Clarksburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.