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People

Total Population 1,546
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 768
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.4%
Median Earnings25+ $36,094
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,490

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,692
% Above Poverty Level 87.4%
% Below Poverty Level 12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $729
Median House Value $144,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 6%

Claremont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Catawba
Metro Area Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir
Standard Zip Codes 28610
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.714
Longitude -81.146

Claremont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station LINCOLNTON 4 W
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Station LENOIR
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Catawba 706 $56,563
Conover 8,200 $47,190
Hickory 40,108 $53,788
Long View 4,966 $40,417
Maiden 3,339 $50,893
Newton 12,998 $36,551
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Claremont High Schools

BUNKER HILL HIGH
4675 OXFORD SCHOOL ROAD
828-241-3355
Serves 899 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

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