Clarksburg, WV

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Living in Clarksburg

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 (11.50%), office and administrative support (11.30%), and healthcare (8.67%).

In terms of college education, Clarksburg is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.09% of adults 25 and older in Clarksburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Clarksburg in 2018 was $23,175, which is upper middle income relative to West Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,700 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 Scottish.

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