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Claymont is in New Castle County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The latitude of Claymont is 39.800N. The longitude is -75.46W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,220.


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Median household income
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$40,813
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Claymont demographic reports
Claymont is on the Delaware River.
Claymont developed as an industrial town after General Chemical built a plant here in 1912.

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14% of Claymont residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Claymont ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Claymont was $20,211, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Claymont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Claymont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $522.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,076.


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Libraries in Claymont include Claymont Public Library ... View libraries

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New Castle County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Claymont political report.

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The average commute time for Claymont workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Claymont include Holiday Inn-Wilmington.

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