A Rhapsody of Sports, Culture, and Culinary Delights.

Welcome to Clemson

Clemson is a  vivacious tapestry of intellect, athleticism, and Southern charm. Picture this: a bustling college haven where tree-lined streets meet state-of-the-art sports facilities. Here, the athletic spirit is not confined to classrooms or libraries; it pervades the very air you breathe — especially when the hallowed ground of sports events rumbles beneath the roars of ardent fans. If life were a sport, Clemson would be the arena where champions are made and celebrated.

What to Love

  • Hot property market where homes are high-value treasures.
  • The epitome of a quintessential college town.
  • Prime geographic position ups the ante.
  • Home to a roaring sports spirit: A Tigers' den, literally and figuratively.

Local Lifestyle

Think of Clemson as an intellectual incubator meeting a sports bar on a grand scale. Yes, it's a life that's richly steeped in academia, but don't underestimate the undercurrents of sports fever. While the rustle of academic robes fills the air on campus, the roars of the Tigers — both from fans and the actual mascot — resonate across the town. It's a thrilling balancing act between mind and muscle, and it all plays out here in Clemson.

Dining and Entertainment

Ready to feast both your palate and your senses? Start with a jaunt to Calhoun Corners, where a charming atmosphere meets culinary sophistication. The service? Exemplary. The ambiance is a nostalgic blend of Southern charm and modern elegance. Perfect for romance or camaraderie, each visit feels like a grand event.
Next, elevate your evening at Rick Erwin's Clemson. A pinnacle of luxury dining in South Carolina, Rick Erwins offers an unforgettable gastronomic experience where ambiance, service, and culinary artistry converge to create a genuinely exceptional dining affair.
Longing for casual yet invigorating? Look no further than Loose Change Bar & Grill. This dive bar is your home away from home, offering tremendous bar food that will keep your spirits high and your belly satisfied. It's a perfect locale for lunch banter or friendly catch-ups. Also your go to spot for game day fun!
Beer aficionados, prepare to have your minds blown at Kite Hill Brewing Co. Craftsmanship is the name of the game here, with a myriad of carefully curated brews that will make any hop-head swoon. A sophisticated, inviting atmosphere ensures each visit feels like a special occasion.

Things to Do

Engage in the electricity of Clemson sports — a true spectacle that captures the essence of this lively town. Whether it's football or basketball, each game is an event that brings the community together in a euphoric celebration of talent and teamwork.
However, if sporting arenas aren't your cup of tea, perhaps the fairways of The Walker Course will tempt you. For the more laid-back soul, the array of delightful bars, restaurants, and parks, such as Nettles Park and Patrick Square, offer a respite — a chance to unwind, perhaps a little more gently, but with no less spirit.


  • Clemson Elementary: A nurturing environment for young minds.
In Clemson, you're not just buying a home; you're investing in a lifestyle of mind and body, culture and camaraderie. Welcome to your dream locale!

Overview for Clemson, SC

17,238 people live in Clemson, where the median age is 24.7 and the average individual income is $32,016. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Clemson, SC

There's plenty to do around Clemson, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Your Pie Pizza - Clemson Dockside, Goober's, and Mama Rae's Ice Cream Shoppe.

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Dining 2.08 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.42 miles 10 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.85 miles 18 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 3.17 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.63 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.7 miles 9 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Clemson, SC

Clemson has 6,855 households, with an average household size of 2.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Clemson do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 17,238 people call Clemson home. The population density is 2,283.61 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Clemson. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Clemson Montessori School
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