Clinton, Iowa Population 2021

25,037
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Clinton is a city located in Clinton County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Clinton County. With a 2020 population of 25,037, it is the 19th largest city in Iowa and the 1541st largest city in the United States . Clinton is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -6.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,885 in 2010. Clinton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 38 miles, Clinton has a population density of 712 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clinton is $61,422 with a poverty rate of 17.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $99,500. The median age in Clinton is 40.9 years, 40.3 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Clinton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clintonwas:

  • White: 90.38%
  • Black or African American: 5.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.32%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clinton, Iowa is 25,037 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,093.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,885.

Clinton, Iowa Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202146,413-8-0.02%
202046,421-8-0.02%
201946,429-8-0.02%
201846,437-437-0.94%
201746,874-374-0.80%
201647,248-310-0.66%
201547,558-337-0.71%
201447,895-386-0.81%
201348,281-420-0.87%
201248,701-401-0.82%
201149,10260.01%
201049,0960.00%

Clinton Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,97090.38%
Black or African American1,2965.10%
Two or More Races8443.32%
Asian1580.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native820.32%
Some Other Race660.26%
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Clinton Population by Race

Clinton Population Pyramid $2021

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Clinton Median Age

40.9


Total

40.3


Male

41.6


Female

Clinton Adults

There are 19,879 adults, (4,756 of whom are seniors) in Clinton.

Clinton Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clinton Sex Ratio

Female

13,417

52.79%

Male

11,999

47.21%

Clinton Population by Age

Clinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clinton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50%50%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
All67.3%32.7%
Male73.6%26.4%
Married86.3%13.7%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clinton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6702.3267.3
Non Family4,3931.2753.6
Married4,3832.9586.3
Female1,4933.2650
Male4013.4173.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Clinton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5463.07%
9th to 12th Grade1,4888.38%
High School Graduate7,06139.76%
Some College3,90021.96%
Associates Degree1,6599.34%
Bachelors Degree2,21212.46%
Graduate Degree8925.02%
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Clinton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clinton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,21114,5502,862
Black71251884
Hispanic46229930
2+ Races20820324
Asian12111065
Native American828239
Other Race1766

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.72%.

Clinton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,041$47,087$28,282
Less Than 9th Grade$29,531$33,781$21,769
High School Graduate$31,446$40,962$22,261
Some College$32,265$52,368$27,491
Bachelors Degree$44,157$64,940$35,200
Graduate Degree$54,034$63,375$51,061

$34,041

Average Earnings

$47,087

Average Male

$28,282

Average Female

Clinton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clinton Language by Age

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Clinton Language

98.08% of Clinton residents speak only English, while 1.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Clinton Language

Clinton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,6373,19814.78%
Black1,28057745.08%
Hispanic84831236.79%
Multiple78518823.95%
Asian1493422.82%
Native822328.05%
Other661116.67%

17.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.14%

Male Poverty Rate

18.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Black, with 45.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clinton is White, with 14.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.10%.

Clinton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.86%
High School16.86%
Some College9.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.40%

Clinton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.05%
Female Unemployed34.25%
Female Employed11.34%
Male Employed4.80%

Clinton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clinton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,094$61,422
Families$59,519$73,424
Married Families$78,627-
Non Families$30,142$40,610
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Income by Household Type

Clinton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clinton Married by Age and Sex

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Clinton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clinton Marital Status by Race

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Clinton Marital Status

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1,987

Number of Veterans

1,786

Male Veterans

201

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam695
Second Gulf War366
First Gulf War337
Korea204
World War II96

Clinton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+523
65 to 74460
35 to 54452
55 to 64410
18 to 34142

Clinton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8249.93%
Black9910.30%
2+ Races4414.15%
Native American2024.39%
Hispanic71.31%

Clinton Veterans by Race

Clinton Veterans by Education

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12.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clinton Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Clinton Employment by Age

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Clinton Employment by Race

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Clinton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.03%

Born in Clinton

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Clinton residents were born in the United States, with 70.03% having been born in Iowa. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clinton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202125,037-28-0.11%
202025,065-28-0.11%
201925,093-28-0.11%
201825,121-287-1.13%
201725,408-244-0.95%
201625,652-200-0.77%
201525,852-251-0.96%
201426,103-244-0.93%
201326,347-251-0.94%
201226,598-280-1.04%
201126,878230.09%
201026,855-917-0.34%
200027,772-1,429-0.50%
199029,201-3,627-1.16%
198032,828-1,891-0.56%
197034,7191,1300.33%
196033,5893,2101.01%
195030,3794,1091.46%
194026,2705440.21%
193025,7261,5750.63%
192024,151-1,426-0.57%
191025,5772,8791.20%
190022,6989,0795.24%
189013,6194,5674.17%
18809,0522,9233.98%
18706,1290.00%

Clinton Population by Year