Clinton is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 938 people and just one neighborhood, Clinton is the 239th largest community in Washington.
Real Estate Prices
Clinton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Clinton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns 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 town of managers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in teaching (16.00%), business and financial occupations (14.18%) and management occupations (13.45%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Clinton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Clinton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Clinton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Clinton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Clinton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Clinton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Clinton may be for you.
Clinton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Clinton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Clinton, the average commute to work is 30.66 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Clinton has a lot of people using a ferryboat to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on a ferryboat are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.