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"The City of Trees"
Suburb; college town
Claremont is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for Claremont, NH. Another says it was named for Claremont, VT.
The latitude of Claremont is 34.096N. The longitude is -117.718W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,168 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,964.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Claremont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Los Angeles County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 91711 ZIP code.
14% of Claremont residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Claremont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Claremont was $28,843, compared with $21,587 nationally.
52% of Claremont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Claremont include Russian Village District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Claremont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $697. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,622.
Libraries in Claremont include Claremont Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Claremont include Claremont Courier
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Claremont political report.
The average commute time for Claremont workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Claremont between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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