Clinton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 25,254 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 11th largest community in Mississippi.
Clinton real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Clinton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clinton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clinton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), sales jobs (12.02%), and management occupations (10.37%).
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.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Clinton, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Clinton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Being a small city, Clinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Clinton is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.63% of adults in Clinton have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $27,004, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,016 for a family of four. However, Clinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.