Clinton, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Clinton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Clinton had a population of 25,558 as of July 1, 2015. Clinton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clinton is located at latitude 32.3544 and longitude -90.3422 in Hinds County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clinton (see map below) encompass a land area of 41.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Hinds County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 358 feet.

The City of Clinton (GNIS ID: 2404080) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clinton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clinton: Mount Dexter, Mount Salus.

City of Clinton, MS Boundary Map

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Clinton, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 25,558
Population in Households 25,166
Population in Familes 21,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 392
Population Density1 611
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,000
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 6,941
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,888 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,113 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 511 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $232,011
Average Home Value $279,631
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,262
Average Household Income $68,917
Per Capita Income $26,997
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.21%
Households 0.45% 0.27%
Families 0.29% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Clinton, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clinton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 13 97th
Population Density1 # 135 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 38 90th
Median Household Income # 27 93rd
Per Capita Income # 14 96th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.