Clinton, NY


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Clinton is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,891 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 574th largest community in New York. Clinton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Clinton is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 87.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clinton is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in teaching (13.22%), management occupations (12.77%), and healthcare (10.96%).

Of important note, Clinton is also a village of artists. Clinton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Clinton’s character.

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.

Overall, Clinton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Clinton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.56 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Clinton, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Clinton is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.14% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Clinton in 2010 was $38,335, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,340 for a family of four. However, Clinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Clinton include Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.

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