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The Claremont Hills Wilderness Park is CLOSED January 17 through January 18 due to heavy rain and flooding, and will be evaluated for reopening on Saturday, January 19, 2019.  Additionally, ALL sports fields are CLOSED until Monday, January 21.

 

 

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Population 36,015 (source: Census 2016)
Size 13.49 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
  • 21 City-owned parks and sports fields with 2,534 acres of public parkland, of which 2,378 is wilderness. Also included is the Thompson Creek Trail, a linear park following a 2.8-mile paved trail.
  • Winner of National Arbor Day Association's Tree City USA award for over 30 years.
Infrastructure
  • 128 miles surfaced streets
  • 122 miles sewer lines
  • 147 storm drains
  • 231 miles sidewalks
  • 127 street medians and parkways
  • 23 public buildings
  • 110 City vehicles
  • 4,000 street signs
  • 2,264 City-owned streetlights
  • 24,108 City trees
  • 19 miles drain swales
Demographics

Age            

  • Median Age: 39.6 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%

Ethnicity

  • White: 67.7%
  • Hispanic: 24.1%
  • Asian: 15.6%
  • African American: 4.3%
  • Two or More Races: 4.5%
  • Native American: 0.7%

Income

  • Average household income: $105,759
  • Median household income: $94,005

Housing

  • Median home price: $581,100
  • Households: 12,497
  • Average household size: 2.58

(source: Census 2016)

Education Highest Level of Education  (% of Population 25 Years and Older)
  • High School Graduate: 10.2%
  • Some College (less than 4 years): 20.1%
  • Associate Degree: 6.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 24.2%
  • Graduate or Professional Degree: 32.6%

 (source: Census 2016)