Clinton, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 8,539 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 3,873  (45.4%)
Females: 4,666  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28328.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,898 (it was $25,904 in 2000)
Clinton:

$30,898
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,852 (it was $15,672 in 2000)

Clinton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,964 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Clinton:

$126,964
NC:

$171,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $653.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clinton: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.8%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.9% for Black residents, 42.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 62.4% for other race residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clinton, NC (2017)
    • 3,69941.9%White alone
    • 3,60040.8%Black alone
    • 1,02011.6%Hispanic
    • 2893.3%Two or more races
    • 1191.3%American Indian alone
    • 1071.2%Asian alone

Races in Clinton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Clinton, North Carolina as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clinton is 147 to 1.


Crime rates in Clinton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(22.6)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(56.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(67.9)
4
(44.7)
4
(45.4)
4
(45.1)
4
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(45.7)
1
(11.4)
4
(45.6)
2
(22.5)
4
(45.4)
1
(11.4)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(169.7)
21
(234.8)
17
(192.8)
40
(450.7)
23
(258.5)
13
(148.5)
14
(160.0)
11
(125.5)
16
(182.4)
10
(112.6)
9
(102.0)
16
(182.0)
19
(219.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
47
(531.7)
47
(525.6)
56
(635.1)
54
(608.4)
39
(438.4)
20
(228.5)
33
(377.2)
25
(285.3)
42
(478.7)
25
(281.5)
32
(362.8)
35
(398.2)
57
(657.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
164
(1,855)
139
(1,554)
147
(1,667)
125
(1,408)
138
(1,551)
127
(1,451)
142
(1,623)
111
(1,267)
121
(1,379)
103
(1,160)
106
(1,202)
123
(1,399)
101
(1,165)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
409
(4,627)
361
(4,037)
415
(4,706)
385
(4,338)
315
(3,541)
339
(3,873)
318
(3,635)
348
(3,972)
356
(4,057)
348
(3,919)
309
(3,503)
332
(3,777)
357
(4,120)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(463.8)
36
(402.5)
25
(283.5)
33
(371.8)
21
(236.1)
13
(148.5)
15
(171.4)
12
(137.0)
23
(262.1)
14
(157.7)
14
(158.7)
16
(182.0)
19
(219.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(33.9)
4
(44.7)
1
(11.3)
6
(67.6)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.2)
3
(33.8)
2
(22.7)
3
(34.1)
2
(23.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)608.8536.2548.8594.7492.8358.6432.7408.0466.7358.7489.8407.0470.5

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City-data.com crime index in Clinton, NC

Crime rate in Clinton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (12.3%), English (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Irish (3.3%), Scottish (1.3%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/1822

Elevation: 152 feet

Land area: 7.05 square miles.

Population density: 1,210 people per square mile   (low).

Clinton, North Carolina map

734 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America).

This city:

8.3%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,580 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,330 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (33.6 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (59.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (387.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bonnetsville, NC (2.1 miles ),
Keener, NC (2.8 miles ),
Turkey, NC (2.9 miles ),
Salemburg, NC (3.2 miles ),
Roseboro, NC (3.3 miles ),
Ingold, NC (3.4 miles ),
Vann Crossroads, NC (3.5 miles ),
Faison, NC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.00 N, Longitude: 78.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,127 (+80.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,246 (67.3%)

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Clinton, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clinton, NC in 2017
Clinton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Clinton, NC
Historical housing units in Clinton, NC
Most common industries in Clinton, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Food (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Clinton, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Clinton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clinton, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 54.3. This is better than average.

City:

54.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 6.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.38
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Clinton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Clinton city center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

Clinton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from Clinton center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from Clinton center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sampson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clinton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clinton:

  • SAMPSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 607 BEAMAN ST)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF CLINTON (223 FOREST TRAIL)
  • MARY GRAN NURSING CENTER (120 SOUTHWOOD DR BOX 379)
  • SOUTHWOOD NURSING AND RETIREME (180 SOUTHWOOD DRIVE BOX 708)
  • BMA OF CLINTON INC (1740 SOUTHEAST BLVD)
  • SAMPSON HOME HEALTH (518 BEAMAN STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Clinton:

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College/University in Clinton:

  • Sampson Community College (Full-time enrollment: 876; Location: Highway 24 West; Public; Website: www.sampsoncc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clinton:

  • Mount Olive College (about 21 miles; Mount Olive, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,097)
  • Methodist University (about 33 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 33 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 35 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Johnston Community College (about 35 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Wayne Community College (about 36 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Campbell University (about 37 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)

Public high schools in Clinton:

Private high schools in Clinton:

  • SPIRIT OF LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 35, Location: 180 OVERLAND RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 26, Location: 2605 SOUTHEAST BLVD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clinton:

See full list of schools located in Clinton

Library in Clinton:

  • SAMPSON-CLINTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $940,116; Location: 217 GRAHAM STREET; 101,836 books; 1,171 audio materials; 4,188 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 198 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clinton: Coharie Country Club (A), Shamrock Plaza (B), Clinton Plaza (C), Clinton City Hall (D), North Carolina Division of Prisons (E), Forest Trail Retirement Center (F), Sampson Group Home (G), Clinton Police Department (H), Bureau of Investigation (I), North Carolina State Highway Patrol (J), Sampson County Sheriff's Office (K), Sampson County Narcotics (L), Clinton Police Substation (M), Clinton Police Sub Station (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rivenbark Shopping Center (1), Jordan Shopping Center (2), Lakewood Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clinton include: Clinton Family Worship Center (A), Clinton Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church of Clinton (D), Mount Sinai United Holiness Church (E), Rivers of Life Free Will Baptist Church (F), Morning Star Holy Church (G), Union Star Original Free Will Baptist Church (H), Spirit of Life Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Springdale Cemetery (1), Sandhills Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaverdam Branch (A), Cattail Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clinton include: Fisher Drive Park (1), Royal Lane Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: A & J Apartments (216 Sampson Street), Clinton Home Entertainment (2215 Southeast Boulevard), Grace Motel (2215 Southeast Boulevard), Days Inn Clinton (508 South East Boulevard), Clinton-Days Inn (Us Highway 701 And 24), Budget Inn (507 Southeast Boulevard), Comfort Inn Clinton (1412 Sunset Avenue).

Courts: North Carolina State - Clerk of Court- NC General Court of Justice (Courthouse Annex), Sampson County - Health Dept- Clerk Of Court- Cooperative Extension Ser (369 Rowan Road), Butler Court Center (501 Byron Butler Court), North Carolina State - Forest Resources- Magistrate General Court Of Jus (200 Connestee Street), Court Systems (201 East Main Street), North Carolina State - Clerk Of Court- Criminal & Traffic Division (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Gwendolyn Faison - Politician, Leonard Henry - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Jan 5, 1978), Sam Aiken - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Dec 14, 1980), Willie Parker - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Nov 11, 1980), Andrew Lamb (musician) - Jazz saxophonist, Roy Crumpler - Major League Baseball pitcher, Rube Benton - Baseball player, Dennis Owens - Football player, Jerris McPhail - Football player.

Sampson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clinton and their reported violations in the past:

CLINTON, CITY OF (Population served: 12,410, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-13-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-13-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2012)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2008)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HUNGRY FARMER RESTAURANT (Address: ATTN DEAN PAGE , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-16-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DOUG WILSON LABOR CAMP NO 1 (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clinton that have no violations reported:

  • PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILLERS CHAPEL FWB CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE OAK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOUG WILSON LABOR CAMP NO 4 (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOUG WILSON LABOR CAMP NO 3 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Clinton in 2010:

  • 509 people in state prisons
  • 390 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Clinton in 2000:

  • 456 people in state prisons
  • 444 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 54 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Clinton (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Clinton Branch at 200 Fayetteville Street, branch established on 1931/06/14; Northeast Branch at 302 Northeast Boulevard, branch established on 1959/10/20. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Clinton Main Branch at 501 Warsaw Road, branch established on 1971/04/19; Clinton Sunset Avenue Branch at 1106 Sunset Avenue, branch established on 1978/05/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Plaza Branch at 357 Northeast Boulevard, branch established on 1969/10/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Clinton Main Branch at 925 Sunset Avenue, branch established on 1999/11/01. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Patriot State Bank: Clinton Main Branch at 1008 Sunset Avenue, branch established on 2010/06/01. Info updated 2007/06/20: Bank assets: $135.0 mil, Deposits: $119.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • New Century Bank: Clinton Main Branch at 111 Northeast Boulevard, branch established on 2002/02/20. Info updated 2008/04/22: Bank assets: $588.7 mil, Deposits: $502.4 mil, headquarters in Dunn, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: New Century Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Clinton Branch at 300 Fayetteville Street, branch established on 1970/08/21. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Clinton:

Marital status in Clinton, NC
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Clinton:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clinton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clinton, NC (based on Sampson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,212130
Mainline Protestant5,68046
Catholic3,4853
Black Protestant2,89725
Other3663
None27,791-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Sampson County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sampson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Sampson County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Sampson County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sampson County:

10.7%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.6%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clinton:

45.9%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Clinton:

29.1
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clinton:

34.5%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Clinton:

54.1%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Clinton:

79.0%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clinton, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 29$86,304$35,7120$0
Other and Unallocable 16$36,305$27,2292$589
Water Supply 13$37,740$34,8370$0
Firefighters 12$38,194$38,19414$17,683
Streets and Highways 11$27,796$30,3230$0
Sewerage 10$26,558$31,8700$0
Other Government Administration 9$17,256$23,0080$0
Solid Waste Management 8$18,215$27,3230$0
Financial Administration 7$25,033$42,9141$768
Parks and Recreation 6$17,156$34,31218$6,443
Police - Other 3$8,093$32,3722$476
Health 1$2,398$28,7760$0
Totals for Government 125$341,048$32,74137$25,959

Clinton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,541,000 ($180.47)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,304,000 ($269.82)
    Police Protection: $2,157,000 ($252.61)
    Sewerage: $1,613,000 ($188.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,175,000 ($137.60)
    Liquor Stores: $1,118,000 ($130.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,035,000 ($121.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $873,000 ($102.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $798,000 ($93.45)
    General - Other: $560,000 ($65.58)
    Central Staff Services: $487,000 ($57.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $352,000 ($41.22)
    Financial Administration: $329,000 ($38.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $272,000 ($31.85)
    Transit Utilities: $205,000 ($24.01)
    Air Transportation: $50,000 ($5.86)
    Health - Other: $34,000 ($3.98)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($1.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($7.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $7,000 ($0.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $271,000 ($31.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($25.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $72,000 ($8.43)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($7.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $35,000 ($4.10)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($3.28)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($0.94)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $233,000 ($27.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($7.50)

Clinton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,430,000 ($284.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,198,000 ($140.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $79,000 ($9.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($8.08)
    Other: $49,000 ($5.74)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $530,000 ($62.07)
    Other: $156,000 ($18.27)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($2.11)
    Public Welfare: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $159,000 ($18.62)
    Other: $102,000 ($11.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $249,000 ($29.16)
    Rents: $67,000 ($7.85)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($4.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($1.17)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,430,000 ($284.58)
    Liquor Stores: $1,302,000 ($152.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $953,000 ($111.61)
    Highways: $265,000 ($31.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $229,000 ($26.82)
    Other: $58,000 ($6.79)
  • Tax - Property: $3,106,000 ($363.74)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,562,000 ($182.93)
    Other License: $126,000 ($14.76)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $110,000 ($12.88)
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000 ($3.51)

Clinton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,502,000 ($644.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,523,000 ($529.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $979,000 ($114.65)

Clinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,205,000 ($960.89)

4.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.76% ($33,429 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.55% ($28,353)
from Duplin County, NC  0.53% ($25,522)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.87% ($29,942 average AGI)
to Duplin County, NC  0.62% ($28,097)
to Harnett County, NC  0.60% ($35,397)
Businesses in Clinton, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
FedEx4Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
GNC1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's2U.S. Cellular2
Jones New York1UPS5
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clinton:

  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WRRZ (880 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: WRRZ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clinton:

  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clinton:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Clinton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Clinton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 351ft / 107mTotal length
  • 302,865Total average daily traffic
  • 34,057Total average daily truck traffic
  • 374,550Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clinton, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clinton, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clinton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 185 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Clinton, NC)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clinton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clinton)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 166. The highest number of fires - 307 took place in 2014, and the least - 32 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Clinton, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.7%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clinton, NC
    • 1,32056.7%Structure Fires
    • 72331.1%Outside Fires
    • 24010.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 441.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clinton, NC
Most common first names in Clinton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28871.0 years
Mary20979.4 years
William18371.5 years
John15574.7 years
Annie13178.9 years
Robert11372.4 years
Willie10172.8 years
George7371.4 years
Charles6870.9 years
Henry6373.2 years
Most common last names in Clinton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11573.9 years
Peterson11178.3 years
Butler10178.8 years
Williams10073.9 years
Parker9876.4 years
Faison9675.9 years
Jackson9374.4 years
Herring9375.3 years
Bass8174.8 years
Pope7871.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clinton, NC
  • 56.1%Electricity
  • 21.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.2%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clinton, NC
  • 69.9%Electricity
  • 22.3%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Clinton compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Clinton on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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