Clinton is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,454 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 99th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in sales jobs (11.29%), management occupations (9.03%), and teaching (8.18%).
The citizens of Clinton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.58% of adults in Clinton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2018 was $23,288, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,152 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. Clinton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clinton include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.