Claymont is a somewhat small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 8,470 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Claymont is the ninth largest community in Delaware.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Claymont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Claymont is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Claymont who work in office and administrative support (14.35%), sales jobs (12.22%), and healthcare (8.53%).
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.
In Claymont, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Claymont is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The overall education level of Claymont is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.22% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Claymont in 2018 was $30,776, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,104 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 Polish and Spanish.