Clinton, South Carolina Population 2024

7,482

Clinton is a city located in Laurens County South Carolina. Clinton has a 2024 population of 7,482. Clinton is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -1.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,626 in 2020.

The average household income in Clinton is $54,629 with a poverty rate of 25.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clinton is 35.4 years, 35.3 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Clinton Demographics

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

  • White: 56.73%
  • Black or African American: 37.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Asian: 1.89%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
10.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
716.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.89% (-144)
The current population of Clinton, South Carolina is 7,482 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,626.

Clinton, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,32556.73%
Black or African American2,84737.34%
Two or more races2713.55%
Asian1441.89%
Other race370.49%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clinton Population by Race

Clinton Population Pyramid 2024

Clinton Median Age

35.4

Total

35.3

Male

36.2

Female

Clinton Adults

There are 5,959 adults, (1,491 of whom are seniors) in Clinton.

Clinton Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clinton Sex Ratio

Female4,05253.15%
Male3,57246.85%

Clinton Population by Age

Clinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3532.4947.852.2
Non Family1,1871.144.155.9
Married5823.4675.424.6
Female3984.9719.680.4
Male1862.9944.655.4

3.85

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clinton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3287.21%
9th to 12th Grade4489.84%
High School Graduate1,74138.25%
Some College46910.3%
Associates Degree2565.62%
Bachelors Degree80217.62%
Graduate Degree50811.16%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,7962,3951,053
Black1,5651,219168
Asian11311371
2+ Races512218
Hispanic27270

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.83%.

Clinton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$26,601$29,144$25,392
Less Than 9th Grade$19,564$13,462$23,917
High School Graduate$26,426$27,514$26,042
Some College$25,531$45,110$24,375
Bachelors Degree$50,329$71,587$0
Graduate Degree$31,447$0$0

$26,601

Average Earnings

$29,144

Average Male

$25,392

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

96.62% of Clinton residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Clinton Language

Clinton Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,36178833.38%
White3,25861018.72%
Multiple24116568.46%

25.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.28%

Male Poverty Rate

27.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Multiple, with 68.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clinton is White, with 18.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.9%.

Clinton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.64%
High School27.79%
Some College20.49%
Bachelors or Greater10.62%

Clinton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.42%
Female Employed18.66%
Male Employed13.1%
Male Unemployed11.76%

Clinton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clinton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,350$54,629
Families$59,848$75,948
Married Families$92,273$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,640$32,838

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clinton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.1%

Male Marriage Rate

21.4%

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 45-54, 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

285

Number of Veterans

276

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea88
Vietnam74
First Gulf War58
Second Gulf War6
World War II0

Clinton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+132
35 to 5458
55 to 6452
65 to 7443
18 to 340

Clinton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1885.05%
Black974.86%

Clinton Veterans by Race

Clinton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clinton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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

71.72%

Born in Clinton

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.53% of Clinton residents were born in the United States, with 71.72% having been born in South Carolina. 1.92% 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
20297,302-36-0.49%
20287,338-36-0.49%
20277,374-36-0.49%
20267,410-36-0.48%
20257,446-36-0.48%
20247,482-36-0.48%
20237,518-36-0.48%
20227,554-27-0.36%
20217,581-45-0.59%
20207,626-685-8.24%
20198,31120.02%
20188,309-90-1.07%
20178,399-41-0.49%
20168,440-18-0.21%
20158,458-81-0.95%
20148,539680.8%
20138,471350.41%
20128,436-30-0.35%
20118,46630.04%
20108,4633724.6%
20008,0911041.3%
19907,987-609-7.08%
19808,5964585.63%
19708,1382012.53%
19607,93776910.73%
19507,1681,46425.67%
19405,704611.08%
19305,6431,87649.8%
19203,76749515.13%
19103,27200%
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Clinton Population by Year