Clinton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,577 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 180th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns, 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 town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (12.82%), healthcare (11.60%), and office and administrative support (10.23%).
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.
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.
Clinton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Clinton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.81% of adults 25 and older in Clinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $23,909, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,636 for a family of four. However, Clinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Clinton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.79% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Clinton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Clinton include English, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.