Clinton is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 12,925 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 82nd largest community in Connecticut.
Clinton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clinton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in management occupations (11.22%), sales jobs (10.40%), and office and administrative support (10.17%).
Also of interest is that Clinton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Clinton is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The population of Clinton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.12% of adults in Clinton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2018 was $43,929, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,716 for a family of four. However, Clinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Clinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Clinton include Irish, Italian, English, German, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.