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Clinton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Clinton had a population of 1,369 as of July 1, 2016. Clinton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clinton is located at latitude 36.6658 and longitude -88.9941 in Hickman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clinton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hickman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 371 feet.

The City of Clinton (GNIS ID: 2404077) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Clinton is located within Clinton Division of Hickman County.

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, 2016.

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Clinton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,369
Population in Households 1,269
Population in Familes 1,009
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 849
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 520
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 327
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 376 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $63,938
Average Home Value $88,133


Median Household Income $35,796
Average Household Income $48,570
Per Capita Income $20,920
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.25%
Households -0.36% -0.31%
Families 1.01% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Clinton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clinton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 204 62nd
Population Density1 # 286 47th
Diversity Index2 # 126 77th
Median Household Income # 345 36th
Per Capita Income # 286 47th

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