Clinton, MS

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2022 Population
27,668
0.582% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.5
0.815% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
19.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$71,315
8.41% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$204,100
11% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
12,488
2.95% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Clinton, MS had a population of 27.7k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $71,315. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Clinton, MS declined from 27,830 to 27,668, a −0.582% decrease and its median household income grew from $65,781 to $71,315, a 8.41% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clinton, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.45%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.622%).

None of the households in Clinton, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.6% of the residents in Clinton, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Clinton, MS are Mississippi College (1,436 degrees awarded in 2022) and Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology (455105) (58 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Clinton, MS was $204,100, and the homeownership rate was 69.6%.

Most people in Clinton, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Clinton, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Clinton, MS is home to a population of 27.7k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.39% of Clinton, MS residents were born outside of the country (1.21k people).

In 2022, there were 1.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.9k people) in Clinton, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 955 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Clinton, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Clinton, MS was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clinton, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.9k ± 844
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12k ± 889
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    955 ± 251
1.81%
Hispanic Population
500 people

In 2022, there were 1.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.9k people) in Clinton, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 955 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.81% of the people in Clinton, MS are hispanic (500 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    16,383 ± 3,134 people
  2. India
    5,084 ± 1,749 people
  3. Guatemala
    3,926 ± 1,537 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mississippi was Mexico, the natal country of 16,383 Mississippi residents, followed by India with 5,084 and Guatemala with 3,926.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.39%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.21k people
4.64%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.29k people

As of 2022, 4.39% of Clinton, MS residents (1.21k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clinton, MS was 4.64%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    388 ± 144
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    251 ± 104
  3. Vietnam
    239 ± 94

Clinton, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Clinton, MS employs 12.5k people. The largest industries in Clinton, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,165 people), Educational Services (1,826 people), and Retail Trade (1,305 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($126,719), Information ($74,028), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($61,528).

Males in Mississippi have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,477. The income inequality in Mississippi (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

12.5k
2022 Value
± 939
−2.95%
1 Year decline
± 10.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clinton, MS declined at a rate of −2.95%, from 12.9k employees to 12.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clinton, MS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,656 people), Management Occupations (1,360 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,146 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clinton, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.5k
2022 Value
± 939
−2.95%
1 Year decline
± 10.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clinton, MS declined at a rate of −2.95%, from 12.9k employees to 12.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clinton, MS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,165 people), Educational Services (1,826 people), and Retail Trade (1,305 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clinton, MS, though some of these residents may live in Clinton, MS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,146
Median earning men ± $4,861
$43,764
Median earning women ± $2,529

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($78,775), Wholesale Trade ($74,167), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,845).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($65,112), Information ($54,909), and Wholesale Trade ($48,869).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.38%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.17M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 1.38% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Mississippi.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mississippi went to Donald J. Trump with 57.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.611%).

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Mississippi. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Mississippi

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Roger Wicker
Senator from Mississippi1
Assumed office on December 31, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Senator from Mississippi2
Assumed office on April 9, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Thad Cochran.

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing Mississippi.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Mississippi

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Mississippi have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Clinton, MS awarded 1,494 degrees. The student population of Clinton, MS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,495 male students and 2,530 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Clinton, MS are White (966 and 66.3%), followed by Black or African American (346 and 23.7%), Hispanic or Latino (54 and 3.71%), and Asian (50 and 3.43%).

The largest universities in Clinton, MS by number of degrees awarded are Mississippi College (1,436 and 96.1%) and Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology (455105) (58 and 3.88%).

The most popular majors in Clinton, MS are General Biomedical Sciences (139 and 9.3%), General Educational Leadership & Administration (135 and 9.04%), and Registered Nursing (123 and 8.23%).

The median tuition cost in Clinton, MS for private four year colleges is $19,656.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Clinton, MS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 40%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 39.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,025 (37.1% men and 62.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,025 students enrolled in Clinton, MS, 37.1% men and 62.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,581 records, of which 63.1% were women and 36.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 123 degrees awarded
  2. 60 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Clinton, MS was Registered Nursing with 123 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,436 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mississippi College with 1,436 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 470 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Clinton, MS, which is 0.459 times less than the 1,024 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 966 degrees mean that there were 2.79 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 346 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,656) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,442) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.04% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.852% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (690k), Some college (543k), and Secondary Education (397k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clinton, MS was $204,100 in 2022, which is 0.724 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $183,800 to $204,100, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Clinton, MS is 69.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Clinton, MS have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clinton, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clinton, MS is $71,315. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Clinton, MS was Census Tract 108.05 with a value of $73,977, followed by Census Tract 103.04 and Census Tract 107, with respective values of $72,364 and $70,547.

Property

$204,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,458
$7,016
Median Property Taxes
±$662

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clinton, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.6% of the housing units in Clinton, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 108.05
  2. Census Tract 103.04
  3. Census Tract 107

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clinton, MS was Census Tract 108.05 with a value of $73,977, followed by Census Tract 103.04 and Census Tract 107, with respective values of $72,364 and $70,547.

The following map shows all of the places in Clinton, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$71,315
Median Household Income
± $3,001
10.1k
Number of Households
± 779

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.1k households in Clinton, MS grew to $71,315 from the previous year's value of $65,781.

The following chart displays the households in Clinton, MS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clinton, MS is from Mississippi.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2022, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.553% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mississippi in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.49%)

In 2022, 78% of workers in Clinton, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (9.49%).

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clinton, MS have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.48% of the workforce in Clinton, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clinton, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clinton, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clinton, MS (2.91k out of 27.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clinton, MS is Black, followed by White and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.3% of the population of Clinton, MS has health coverage, with 51% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 2.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hinds County, MS see 1201 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.2% decrease from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 995 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 285 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,201 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hinds County, MS

Primary care physicians in Hinds County, MS see an average of 1,201 patients per year. This represents a 2.2% decrease from the previous year (1,228 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hinds County, MS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.7% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 35.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.74%
Uninsured
51%
Employer Coverage
11.8%
Medicaid
10.5%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
2.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clinton, MS declined by 3.19% from 9.03% to 8.74%.

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