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Claremont Facts and Figures

Population

34,926 (source: Census 2010)

Size

14.14 square miles

Founded

April 1887

Incorporated

October 3, 1907

Form of Government

Council/manager

Climate

  • Annual average temperature (degrees F) = 63
  • Annual average rainfall (inches) = 17.3
  • Elevation (feet above sea level) = 1,150

Natural Amenities

  • 23 City-owned parks and sports fields with 1,788 acres of public parkland of which 1,769 is wilderness. Also included is Thompson Creek Trail, a linear park following a 2.8-mile paved trail.
  • Claremont has been a winner of National Arbor Day Association's Tree City USA award for over 20 years.

Infrastructure

  • 128 miles surfaced streets
  • 117 miles sewer lines
  • 231 miles sidewalks
  • 127 street medians and parkways
  • 23 public buildings
  • 110 City vehicles
  • 4,000 street signs
  • 2,596 street and park lights
  • 24,187 city trees

Demographics

Age

  • Median Age - 38.6 years

% of population by age group

  • 5 and under 7.2
  • 5-19 years 12.8
  • 20-34 21.2
  • 35-44 11.1
  • 45-64 25.7
  • 65 and older 16.6
  • (Census 2012)

Ethnicity

  • White: 75.2%
  • Asian & Pacific Islander: 16.2%
  • African American: 5.8%
  • Other: 2.8
  • Native Hawaiian: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race: 19.8
  • Some other race: 6.8%

Income

  • Average household income: $105,759
  • Median household income: $78,376

Housing

  • Median housing value: $476,100
  • Households: 11,121
  • Average household size: 2.54

(source: Census 2010, Claritas 2009 & Dept. of Finance 2009)

Education

Highest Level of Education -- % of Population 25 Years and Older

  • High school graduate -- 12.1%
  • Some college, less than 4 years -- 19.4%
  • Associate degree -- 6.7%
  • Bachelor's degree -- 24.7%
  • Master's Degree -- 29.9%
  • Professional Degree -- 3.3%
  • Doctorate Degree -- 9.3%

(source: Census 2010)

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