Claymont is a small town in Delaware with a population of approximately 9,000. Families with young children are commonplace, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. The majority of residents own their homes in Claymont, and 36% of residents rent. The average rent of $1,018 a month is just below the state average.
Claymont has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical mode of getting to work, chosen by 40% of workers, while public transit is used by only 3% of the town. Not many workers commute on foot.
Claymont has a high number of residents older than 25 who possess a high school degree or equivalent (24%) compared to the national average. Additionally, 10% have a Bachelor's degree and 6% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Claymont residents work in one of two industries: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 16% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. Claymont workers take home an average annual income of about $69,000, slightly less than their peers elsewhere in Delaware. The town's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).