Clinton is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,767 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 99th largest community in North Carolina.
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 city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in sales jobs (14.76%), office and administrative support (10.39%), and management occupations (9.05%).
One of the benefits of Clinton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.35 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Clinton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.63% of adults 25 and older in Clinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $21,206, 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 $84,824 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 10.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clinton include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.