Clinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 13,805 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 143rd largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in Clinton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns 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 town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in office and administrative support (13.56%), sales jobs (12.85%), and management occupations (7.81%).
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.
The population of Clinton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.19% of adults in Clinton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $31,855, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,420 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. Clinton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clinton include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.