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Claremont is a city in Catawba County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.
The community was named for Clare Sigmon, settler
The latitude of Claremont is 35.714N. The longitude is -81.146W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,068.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Claremont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Catawba County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28610 ZIP code.
27% of Claremont residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $21,097, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Claremont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Claremont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $424. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $815.
Libraries in Claremont include Claremont Branch Library ... View libraries
Catawba County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Claremont political report.
The average commute time for Claremont workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Claremont include Super 8.
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