Clinton, MD

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Clinton profile

Living in Clinton

Clinton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 37,812 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 25th largest community in Maryland.

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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in office and administrative support (18.31%), management occupations (10.14%), and business and financial occupations (9.03%).

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.

In Clinton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.73 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Clinton is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Clinton, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Clinton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.24% of adults in Clinton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $41,038, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $164,152 for a family of four.

Clinton is a somewhat 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 Irish, African, German, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.