Clinton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 26,064 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 18th largest community in Iowa.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clinton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clinton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), sales jobs (9.35%), and management occupations (6.66%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Clinton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.54 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, Clinton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.26% of adults 25 and older in Clinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $25,148, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,592 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clinton include Irish, English, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.