Clinton, Illinois Population 2024

6,806

Clinton is a city located in De Witt County Illinois. Clinton has a 2024 population of 6,806. It is also the county seat of De Witt County.Clinton is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -2.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,959 in 2020.

The average household income in Clinton is $68,518 with a poverty rate of 15.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clinton is 38.6 years, 35 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Clinton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clinton was:

  • White: 92.42%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,905.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.2% (-153)
The current population of Clinton, Illinois is 6,806 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,959.

Clinton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,36792.42%
Two or more races3014.37%
Black or African American1291.87%
Native American490.71%
Other race340.49%
Asian90.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clinton Population by Race

Clinton Population Pyramid 2024

Clinton Median Age

38.6

Total

35

Male

44.4

Female

Clinton Adults

There are 5,384 adults, (1,285 of whom are seniors) in Clinton.

Clinton Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clinton Sex Ratio

Female3,59852.23%
Male3,29147.77%

Clinton Population by Age

Clinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1392.136436
Non Family1,5081.153.446.6
Married1,1393.0484.515.5
Female3803.3349.550.5
Male1122.7147.352.7
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clinton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clinton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clinton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 23.08%.

Clinton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,060

Average Earnings

$46,336

Average Male

$32,132

Average Female

Clinton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clinton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clinton Language

97.07% of Clinton residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Clinton Language

Clinton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,10596315.77%
Hispanic3676517.71%
Multiple301216.98%
Native491632.65%
Black66812.12%
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15.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.05%

Male Poverty Rate

17.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Native, with 32.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Multiple, with 6.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.59%.

Clinton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.09%
High School17.29%
Some College6.42%
Bachelors or Greater4.7%
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Clinton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.83%
Male Unemployed20.73%
Female Employed11.32%
Male Employed7.23%
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Clinton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clinton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clinton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Clinton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clinton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clinton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clinton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

417

Number of Veterans

409

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Clinton Veterans by War

count

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Clinton Veterans by Age

count

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Clinton Veterans by Race

Clinton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clinton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Clinton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clinton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clinton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.14%

Born in Clinton

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.69% of Clinton residents were born in the United States, with 81.14% having been born in Illinois. 1.96% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,616-38-0.57%
20286,654-38-0.57%
20276,692-38-0.56%
20266,730-38-0.56%
20256,768-38-0.56%
20246,806-38-0.56%
20236,844-38-0.55%
20226,882-38-0.55%
20216,920-39-0.56%
20206,9591041.52%
20196,855-76-1.1%
20186,931-73-1.04%
20177,004-118-1.66%
20167,122-37-0.52%
20157,159-34-0.47%
20147,193-84-1.15%
20137,277-59-0.8%
20127,336-38-0.52%
20117,374-35-0.47%
20107,409-76-1.02%
20007,485480.65%
19907,437-577-7.2%
19808,0144445.87%
19707,5702152.92%
19607,3551,41023.72%
19505,945-386-6.1%
19406,3314116.94%
19305,920220.37%
19205,89873314.19%
19105,16571316.02%
19004,4521,85471.36%
18902,598-111-4.1%
18802,709
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Clinton Population by Year