Claymont, DE
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Claymont profile


Living in Claymont


Claymont is a somewhat small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 9,895 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Claymont is the ninth largest community in Delaware.

Claymont is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Claymont is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Claymont who work in office and administrative support (16.21%), sales jobs (10.44%), and management occupations (9.46%).

Also of interest is that Claymont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.68% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Despite being a small town, Claymont has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

In terms of college education, Claymont is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.36% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Claymont in 2018 was $31,849, which is middle income relative to Delaware, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,396 for a family of four. However, Claymont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Claymont is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Claymont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Claymont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Claymont include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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