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Clemson is a city in Pickens County, in the Greenville metro area. (The community straddles Pickens and Anderson counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Thomas Green Clemson, founder of the college
The latitude of Clemson is 34.683N. The longitude is -82.837W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,936.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clemson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pickens County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greenville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29631 ZIP code.
14% of Clemson residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clemson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clemson was $19,272, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of Clemson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Clemson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $449. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,052.
Pickens County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clemson political report.
The average commute time for Clemson workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Clemson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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