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Clinton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Clinton had a population of 1,368 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Clinton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,368
Daytime Population: Workers 1,373
Daytime Population: Residents 839
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,212
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.62
Population in Households 1,269
Population in Familes 1,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density2 849
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $35,978
Average Household Income $49,848
Per Capita Income $21,620


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 384 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $67,585
Average Home Value $91,449


Total Households 524
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 331
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.2% -0.68%
Households -0.21% -0.7%
Families 1.04% -0.8%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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, 2017 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 # 205 62nd
Population Density # 284 48th
Diversity Index # 129 76th
Median Household Income # 354 35th
Per Capita Income # 289 47th

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