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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B
Clinton County is located in Illinois with a population of 37,640. Clinton County is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Clinton County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Clinton County there are a lot of bars. Many young professionals live in Clinton County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Clinton County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$783
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Clinton County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    79.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    55.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    726.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    16
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Clinton County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,543
National
$55,322

Clinton County Reviews

1 review
Clinton County provides a very tight-knit community to all members. The public schools and private school in the area have high standards of education and place a value on extracurriculas for their students. The support from town to town is tremendous. Local restaurants and sports teams are a vital part of the county. It is a very safe community and fun to live in at all ages.
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