Clinton is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,260 people and just one neighborhood, Clinton is the 242nd largest community in Kentucky.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in office and administrative support (19.94%), healthcare suport services (14.81%), and maintenance occupations (12.25%).
Overall, Clinton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Clinton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Clinton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Clinton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Clinton may be for you.
Clinton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Clinton has a very low overall level of education: only 7.97% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2018 was $15,686, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,744 for a family of four. Clinton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.70% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Clinton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 English, African, Irish, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Clinton, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you are planning to retire in Kentucky, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Kentucky, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.7% of neighborhoods in KY. If a Kentucky retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 19 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.0% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.2% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Clinton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 44.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 35.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.7%), and 13.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Clinton, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.8%), and residents who report German roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (3.6%), along with some African ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.