Clinton, North Carolina Population 2021

8,464
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Clinton is a city located in Sampson County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,464, it is the 101st largest city in North Carolina and the 3476th largest city in the United States . Clinton is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually but its population has decreased by -2.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,639 in 2010. Clinton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Clinton has a population density of 1,115 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clinton is $56,644 with a poverty rate of 26.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $664 per month, and the median house value is $122,700. The median age in Clinton is 40.2 years, 39.3 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Clinton Demographics

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

  • White: 49.75%
  • Black or African American: 39.80%
  • Two or more races: 4.03%
  • Other race: 3.30%
  • Native American: 1.99%
  • Asian: 1.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clinton, North Carolina is 8,464 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,454.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,639.

Clinton, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,23149.75%
Black or African American3,38539.80%
Two or More Races3434.03%
Some Other Race2813.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native1691.99%
Asian951.12%
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Clinton Population by Race

Clinton Population Pyramid $2021

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Clinton Median Age

40.2


Total

39.3


Male

42.8


Female

Clinton Adults

There are 6,458 adults, (1,770 of whom are seniors) in Clinton.

Clinton Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clinton Sex Ratio

Female

4,430

52.09%

Male

4,074

47.91%

Clinton Population by Age

Clinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clinton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female23.4%76.6%
Non Family35.8%64.2%
All47.3%52.7%
Male56.2%43.8%
Married75.5%24.5%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clinton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2132.4247.3
Non Family1,3871.0935.8
Married1,0573.2975.5
Female6323.6523.4
Male1373.4656.2

3.38

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Clinton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4277.33%
9th to 12th Grade58810.10%
High School Graduate1,85231.80%
Some College1,14019.58%
Associates Degree5018.60%
Bachelors Degree83314.31%
Graduate Degree4828.28%
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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
White2,6942,420964
Black2,3591,921253
Hispanic51826119
Other Race1691177
2+ Races13110442
Native American987530
Asian685611

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.78%.

Clinton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,606$33,977$24,789
Less Than 9th Grade$13,984$19,519$7,667
High School Graduate$25,129$29,375$21,111
Some College$23,597$31,736$21,299
Bachelors Degree$41,913$49,911$40,234
Graduate Degree$54,181$74,583$52,222

$29,606

Average Earnings

$33,977

Average Male

$24,789

Average Female

Clinton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clinton Language by Age

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Clinton Language

87.92% of Clinton residents speak only English, while 12.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.79% of the population.

Clinton Language

Clinton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,1051,36343.90%
Hispanic99144845.21%
White3,3112377.16%
Other2716323.25%
Multiple3135617.89%
Native1591911.95%
Asian9311.08%

26.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.50%

Male Poverty Rate

30.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Hispanic, with 45.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Asian, with 1.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.23%.

Clinton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.75%
High School26.08%
Some College16.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.60%

Clinton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.64%
Female Employed19.77%
Male Unemployed8.26%
Male Employed6.51%

Clinton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clinton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,359$56,644
Families$49,602$75,287
Married Families$72,589-
Non Families$19,443$31,164
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Income by Household Type

Clinton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.1%

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 55-64.

Clinton Marital Status by Race

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Clinton Marital Status

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518

Number of Veterans

454

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam171
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War120
Korea39
World War II12

Clinton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54126
55 to 64123
75+114
65 to 74106
18 to 3449

Clinton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2949.09%
Black2097.91%
Hispanic111.97%
2+ Races63.14%
Asian68.11%
Native American32.24%

Clinton Veterans by Race

Clinton Veterans by Education

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14.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clinton Veterans by Education

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52.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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75.22%

Born in Clinton

92.36%

Native Born

7.64%

Foreign Born

6.09%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.36% of Clinton residents were born in the United States, with 75.22% having been born in North Carolina. 6.09% 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
20218,46450.06%
20208,45950.06%
20198,45450.06%
20188,449-33-0.39%
20178,482-9-0.11%
20168,491-111-1.29%
20158,602-53-0.61%
20148,655-21-0.24%
20138,67660.07%
20128,67050.06%
20118,665-1-0.01%
20108,666660.08%
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%

Clinton Population by Year