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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A-
Clinton is a town in Illinois with a population of 7,126. Clinton is in De Witt County. Living in Clinton offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Clinton and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$541
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Clinton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    116.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    58.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,077.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,659.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    72.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Clinton

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,065
National
$55,322

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Clinton Reviews

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Ehh, it's not horrible but not great. Not many job opportunity, but it's a good middle ground if you have people in the home who work in both Decatur and Bloomington.
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Clinton is a nice, small town community. Clinton is a great place to give children a small-town upbringing with quality schools, while still allowing parents an easy commute to a larger city for work or entertainment.
I have greatly enjoyed living in this quiet, rural town and would very much like to see a Farm and Fleet or Rural King occupy the vacant building where Wal Mart used to be.