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  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Clinton is a suburb of Jackson with a population of 25,131. Clinton is in Hinds County and is one of the best places to live in Mississippi. Living in Clinton offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Clinton and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Clinton are highly rated.

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About Clinton...
Population
25,131

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$169,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$981
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    15.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    39.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    258.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,826
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    55.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Clinton

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,685
National
$62,843

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