Clinton, North Carolina Population 2020

8,535

Clinton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,535, it is the 98th largest city in North Carolina and the 3444th largest city in the United States. Clinton is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually but its population has decreased by -1.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,639 in 2010. Clinton reached it's highest population of 8,686 in 2013. Spanning over 8 miles, Clinton has a population density of 1,125 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clinton is $51,651 with a poverty rate of 27.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $118,100. The median age in Clinton is 42.3 years, 39.9 years for males, and 46.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.6 males.

Clinton Demographics

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

  • White: 50.25%
  • Black or African American: 39.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.22%
  • Other race: 2.90%
  • Native American: 1.54%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clinton, North Carolina is 8,535, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,529.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,639.

Clinton, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,30050.25%
Black or African American3,40339.77%
Two or More Races3614.22%
Some Other Race2482.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native1321.54%
Asian1131.32%

Clinton Population Pyramid 2020

Clinton Median Age

42.3


Total

39.9


Male

46.3


Female

Clinton Adults

There are 6,654 adults, (1,881 of whom are seniors) in Clinton.

Clinton Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Clinton Sex Ratio

Female

4,585

53.58%

Male

3,972

46.42%

Clinton Households and Families

Clinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clinton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
Male53.3%46.7%
All47.9%52.1%
Non Family35%65%
Female25.5%74.5%

47.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3822.3547.9
Non Family1,4841.1435
Married1,1463.2275.9
Female6153.3725.5
Male1373.4953.3

3.23

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clinton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5258.71%
9th to 12th Grade65910.93%
High School Graduate1,89531.43%
Some College1,19519.82%
Associates Degree4928.16%
Bachelors Degree79813.24%
Graduate Degree4657.71%

Clinton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7762,480946
Black2,4171,898215
Hispanic55925122
Other Race163668
Multiple Races13910338
Native American1067936
Asian796410

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,242$31,389$22,069
Less Than High School$12,667$14,602$6,500
High School Grad$22,008$27,313$15,417
Some College$22,022$27,404$20,995
Bachelors Degree$42,663$51,000$38,906
Graduate Degree$52,269$63,750$50,000

$26,242

Average Earnings

$31,389

Average Male

$22,069

Average Female

Clinton Language

Clinton Language by Age

Clinton Language

86.95% of Clinton residents speak only English, while 13.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.04% of the population.

Clinton Poverty

Clinton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,1231,33842.84%
Hispanic1,05849947.16%
White3,3573049.06%
Other22714162.11%
Multiple3287823.78%
Native1222218.03%
Asian11198.11%

27.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.79%

Male Poverty Rate

30.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Other, with 62.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Asian, with 8.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.35%
High School23.95%
Some College20.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.64%
Female Employed22.52%
Male Unemployed14.16%
Male Employed10.68%

Clinton Income

Clinton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,689$51,651
Families$48,026$70,907
Married Families$70,000-
Non Families$18,452$26,432

Clinton Marital Status

Clinton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Clinton Married by Age and Sex

Clinton Marriage

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

Clinton Marital Status by Race

Clinton Veterans

585

Number of Veterans

532

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam232
Second Gulf War129
First Gulf War125
Korea53
World War II15
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64152
65 to 74142
75+120
35 to 54116
18 to 3455
Name Veterans % of Total
White3068.98%
Black2569.59%
Asian1213.95%
Hispanic81.30%
2 or More63.28%
Indian54.10%

$Clinton Veterans by Education

17.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clinton Employment Status

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clinton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.68%

Born in North Carolina

91.49%

Native Born

8.51%

Foreign Born

6.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.49% of Clinton residents were born in the United States, with 75.68% having been born in North Carolina. 6.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,53530.04%
20198,53230.04%
20188,52970.08%
20178,52230.04%
20168,519-104-1.21%
20158,623-45-0.52%
20148,668-18-0.21%
20138,686110.13%
20128,67590.10%
20118,666-3-0.03%
20108,669690.08%
20008,6003960.47%
19908,2046520.83%
19807,5523950.54%
19707,157-304-0.42%
19607,4613,0475.39%
19504,4148572.18%
19403,5578452.75%
19302,7120.00%