Clinton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,048 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 278th largest community in Illinois. Clinton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Clinton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clinton are a mix 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 (18.17%), sales jobs (9.29%), and food service (6.76%).
The percentage of adults in Clinton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.72% of adults in Clinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $26,915, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,660 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.