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Clarkston is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.

The community was named after brothers Jeremiah, Milton and Nelson Clark, developers

The latitude of Clarkston is 42.735N. The longitude is -83.418W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 949.


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Median household income
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$62,667
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clarkston demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Independence
Nearby parks & recreation: Indian Springs Metropark, Independence Oaks county park

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20% of Clarkston residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clarkston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clarkston was $36,838, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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44% of Clarkston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Clarkston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $633.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,515.


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Libraries in Clarkston include Independence Township Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Clarkston include Clarkston News

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Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clarkston political report.

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The average commute time for Clarkston workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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