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.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in sales jobs (14.13%), management occupations (10.94%), and office and administrative support (9.09%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.79 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Clinton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.93% of adults 25 and older in Clinton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $23,769, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,076 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, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hebrew.