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Clinton, Illinois

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Clinton is a city located in DeWitt County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,485. It is the county seat of DeWitt CountyTemplate:GR.

The city and the county are named for DeWitt Clinton, governor of New York, 1817-1823.

Geography

Clinton is located at 40°9'8" North, 88°57'33" West (40.152240, -88.959214)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²). 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 7,485 people, 3,157 households, and 2,001 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,090.6/km² (2,821.2/mi²). There are 3,395 housing units at an average density of 494.6/km² (1,279.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.11% White, 0.84% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.92% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 2.23% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,157 households out of which 30.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% are married couples living together, 10.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.6% are non-families. 32.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.97.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $36,279, and the median income for a family is $48,024. Males have a median income of $34,777 versus $22,296 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,729. 10.8% of the population and 7.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.9% of those under the age of 18 and 8.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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