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Clarendon is a city in Donley County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named for a minister's wife; another says it was named for the English Lord Clarendon

The latitude of Clarendon is 34.937N. The longitude is -100.887W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,733 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,970.


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Median household income
Local
$27,824
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clarendon demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Saints Roost
· Old Clarendon
Founded by a Methodist minister as a "sobriety settlement," in contrast to boomtowns in the area
Nearby parks & recreation: Greenbelt Lake
Historic sites and museums: Saints Roost Museum, S.W. Lowe House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Clarendon residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clarendon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clarendon was $15,436, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Clarendon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Clarendon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $248.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $658.


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Libraries in Clarendon include Burton Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Clarendon include Clarendon Enterprise

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Donley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clarendon political report.

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The average commute time for Clarendon workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Clarendon include Best Western American Inn.

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