Clinton, South Carolina Population 2020

8,354

Clinton is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,354, it is the 47th largest city in South Carolina and the 3499th largest city in the United States. Clinton is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -1.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,490 in 2010. Clinton reached it's highest population of 8,620 in 2014. Spanning over 10 miles, Clinton has a population density of 831 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clinton is $46,189 with a poverty rate of 28.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $83,600. The median age in Clinton is 35.5 years, 30.3 years for males, and 42.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males.

Clinton Demographics

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

  • White: 59.20%
  • Black or African American: 35.91%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clinton, South Carolina is 8,354, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,426.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,490.

Clinton, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,03759.20%
Black or African American3,05535.91%
Two or More Races3103.64%
Asian931.09%
Some Other Race130.15%

Clinton Population Pyramid 2020

Clinton Median Age

35.5


Total

30.3


Male

42.5


Female

Clinton Adults

There are 6,953 adults, (1,872 of whom are seniors) in Clinton.

Clinton Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clinton Sex Ratio

Female

4,451

52.32%

Male

4,057

47.68%

Clinton Households and Families

Clinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clinton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
Male58.3%41.7%
All49.1%50.9%
Non Family35.8%64.2%
Female33.9%66.1%

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9812.2949.1
Non Family1,3311.1835.8
Married9153.0276.6
Female5843.5133.9
Male1512.8758.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clinton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3075.67%
9th to 12th Grade69212.79%
High School Graduate1,99736.91%
Some College93617.30%
Associates Degree3646.73%
Bachelors Degree61811.42%
Graduate Degree4969.17%

Clinton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1842,674933
Black2,1491,675145
Asian514436
Hispanic2618
Other Race8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 86.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,764$24,280$16,378
Less Than High School$10,107$$12,214
High School Grad$15,335$17,127$14,108
Some College$23,480$32,411$20,216
Bachelors Degree$40,833$81,534$20,603
Graduate Degree$40,917$31,250$53,603

$20,764

Average Earnings

$24,280

Average Male

$16,378

Average Female

Clinton Language

Clinton Language by Age

Clinton Language

96.57% of Clinton residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Clinton Poverty

Clinton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,81888223.10%
Black2,71882530.35%
Multiple26019173.46%
Hispanic1157565.22%
Asian551120.00%
Other88100.00%

28.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.60%

Male Poverty Rate

29.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clinton is Asian, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.41%
Some College27.09%
High School22.12%
Bachelors or Greater6.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.99%
Female Employed25.64%
Female Unemployed16.99%
Male Employed11.52%

Clinton Income

Clinton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,707$46,189
Families$39,936$59,646
Married Families$68,264-
Non Families$18,052$28,092

Clinton Marital Status

Clinton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Clinton Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Clinton Marital Status by Race

Clinton Veterans

504

Number of Veterans

489

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam223
Second Gulf War111
Korea64
First Gulf War26
World War II23

$Clinton Veterans by Education

4.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clinton Employment Status

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

9.6%

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

73.80%

Born in South Carolina

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

2.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.74% of Clinton residents were born in the United States, with 73.80% having been born in South Carolina. 2.79% 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
20208,354-36-0.43%
20198,390-36-0.43%
20188,426-61-0.72%
20178,487-36-0.42%
20168,523-20-0.23%
20158,543-77-0.89%
20148,620660.77%
20138,554420.49%
20128,512-30-0.35%
20118,54250.06%
20108,5374460.54%
20008,0911040.13%
19907,987-609-0.73%
19808,5964580.55%
19708,1382010.25%
19607,9377691.02%
19507,1681,4642.31%
19405,704610.11%
19305,6431,8764.12%
19203,7674951.42%
19103,2720.00%