Clemmons, North Carolina 

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Best Places to Live in Clemmons, North Carolina

Small town complex - Northern Piedmont in an area of transition between the eastern coastal plain and mountains to the west
-Pleasant climate
-Central location
-Nearby mountains
-Economic decline
-Educational attainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Winston-Salem Metro Area

Until recently, Winston-Salem and High Point were associated with nearby Greensboro to form one metro area. The three cities are sometimes referred to as the Piedmont Triad. In comparison to the state’s better-known triad of Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill, the economy and lifestyle is more industrial and working-class, although there is a strong university presence and a high level of educational attainment. The economy has an interesting mix of declining and emerging industries, but employment overall has been relatively stable. Winston-Salem, as the name suggests, has been a center for the tobacco industry. (The cigarettes are named after the town, not vice versa.) Winston-Salem is also home to Wake Forest University, some affiliated high tech business, a collection of banking centers and is home to Krispy Kreme donuts and a new Dell Computer plant. High Point is a world trade center for furniture and is still center of the state’s largest furniture-manufacturing industry. Unfortunately, the dislocation of that industry offshore, particularly to China, is having an impact on its manufacturing base. Downtown High Point is a fascinating collection of commercial, warehouse and showroom facilities centered on this industry. Winston-Salem epitomizes the shift from older economy to new economy, and High Point is an industry town shifting emphasis from manufacturing to becoming a trade and design center. The nearby Greensboro metro area is perhaps the most prosperous of the three, though all places are generally appealing with a lack of major downsides. The nearby amenities of the Raleigh-Durham area, about 80 miles to the east, are close enough for residents to benefit.


Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Forsyth County
Metro Area: Winston-Salem Metro Area
City: Clemmons
Zip Codes: 27012
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 970 ft above sea level


The unemployment rate in Clemmons is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Clemmons jobs have increased by 1.77%. Learn More...
Compared to the rest of the country, Clemmons's cost of living is 2.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Clemmons's Cost of Living
Clemmons's population is 19,844 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 229.64%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Clemmons is $207,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.91%. Check out the homes in the area.
Clemmons public schools spend $9,010 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Clemmons. Learn More...

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Clemmons/Winston-Salem - 1/25/2016
Interested in relocating to the Clemmons/Winston Salem area from Virginia. Any advice? My husband and I are empty-nesters, and we are looking for a small town feel but... (Read More)

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Acceptance of newcomers - 1/15/2016
We are considering a move to the Clemmons area and wanted to know how accepting the community is of newcomers. We are looking for a small town where people look out for... (Read More)

How is Clemmons? - 9/11/2006
We too are considering a move to Clemmons and would love to hear from residents, their thoughts about the city and raising a... (Read More)

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