Clinton, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Clinton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Clinton had a population of 7,005 as of July 1, 2018. Clinton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clinton is located at latitude 40.1467 and longitude -88.9625 in De Witt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clinton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. De Witt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.

The City of Clinton (GNIS ID: 2393568) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Clinton is located within Township of Clintonia, a minor civil division (MCD) of De Witt County.

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Clinton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,005
Population in Households 6,808
Population in Familes 5,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density2 1,952
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $42,862
Average Household Income $57,304
Per Capita Income $25,517


Total Housing Units 3,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,145 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 866 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $91,406
Average Home Value $112,366


Total Households 3,011
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,820
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.39% -0.39%
Households -0.26% -0.3%
Families -0.37% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Clinton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clinton to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 286 79th
Population Density # 283 79th
Diversity Index # 510 63rd
Median Household Income # 1119 18th
Per Capita Income # 882 36th

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