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. Much of the housing stock in Clinton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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 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 (21.73%), sales jobs (10.11%), and food service (5.71%).
The percentage of adults in Clinton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.71% of adults in Clinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $26,207, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,828 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 Korean.