Clinton, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 8,503 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.1%
Males: 4,061  (47.8%)
Females: 4,442  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29325.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,246 (it was $26,620 in 2000)
Clinton:

$29,246
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,942 (it was $12,933 in 2000)

Clinton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,932 (it was $55,700 in 2000)
Clinton:

$79,932
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $112,477; detached houses: $120,242; mobile homes: $46,178

Median gross rent in 2017: $779.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clinton: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.6%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 53.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clinton, SC (2010)
    • 4,99858.9%White alone
    • 3,12136.8%Black alone
    • 1872.2%Hispanic
    • 1131.3%Two or more races
    • 470.6%Asian alone
    • 150.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.08%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Clinton, South Carolina as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clinton is 2,876 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Clinton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.6)
4
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(32.9)
2
(21.7)
6
(66.5)
8
(89.6)
5
(56.4)
5
(56.1)
3
(34.9)
7
(81.7)
6
(70.8)
1
(11.7)
7
(80.9)
7
(80.8)
11
(129.8)
3
(35.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(120.8)
17
(184.5)
21
(232.9)
25
(280.0)
5
(56.4)
15
(168.4)
11
(128.1)
5
(58.3)
7
(82.6)
4
(46.7)
7
(80.9)
12
(138.5)
9
(106.2)
6
(70.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
88
(966.3)
74
(803.3)
99
(1,098)
91
(1,019)
55
(620.4)
67
(752.0)
64
(745.1)
54
(630.1)
39
(460.0)
66
(770.9)
67
(774.7)
81
(934.9)
68
(802.5)
77
(906.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
89
(977.3)
103
(1,118)
95
(1,053)
141
(1,579)
102
(1,151)
121
(1,358)
84
(978.0)
109
(1,272)
84
(990.7)
93
(1,086)
90
(1,041)
82
(946.4)
83
(979.6)
73
(859.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
439
(4,820)
427
(4,635)
364
(4,036)
401
(4,490)
347
(3,914)
319
(3,580)
282
(3,283)
334
(3,897)
346
(4,081)
295
(3,446)
280
(3,238)
252
(2,909)
224
(2,644)
236
(2,777)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(230.6)
25
(271.4)
27
(299.4)
18
(201.6)
26
(293.3)
10
(112.2)
15
(174.6)
13
(151.7)
13
(153.3)
12
(140.2)
13
(150.3)
19
(219.3)
12
(141.6)
31
(364.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(32.9)
2
(21.7)
2
(22.2)
1
(11.2)
2
(22.6)
3
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.7)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)535.5583.9690.5665.7469.3493.0429.2489.3441.8402.6481.5516.4481.9431.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Clinton, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (14.0%), German (4.4%), Irish (4.3%), European (3.8%), English (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 676 feet

Land area: 9.09 square miles.

Population density: 935 people per square mile   (low).

Clinton, South Carolina map

288 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

3.4%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $617 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $327 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (38.8 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (78.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (532.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Joanna, SC (2.3 miles ),
Watts Mills, SC (2.7 miles ),
Laurens, SC (2.9 miles ),
Mountville, SC (3.0 miles),
Cross Anchor, SC (3.5 miles),
Cross Hill, SC (3.6 miles ),
Waterloo, SC (3.6 miles ),
Cross Keys, SC (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 81.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,730 (+20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,203 (39.3%)

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Clinton, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clinton, SC in 2017
Clinton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,900
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $206,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Clinton, SC residents
Average permit cost in Clinton, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Clinton, SC
Historical housing units in Clinton, SC
Most common industries in Clinton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.6%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.8%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Clinton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Clinton, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clinton, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 76.4. This is about average.

City:

76.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00154
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Clinton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Clinton city center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 tornado 25.5 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clinton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 147.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from Clinton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.8 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 141.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Laurens County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clinton topographic map

Hospitals in Clinton:

  • CLINTON MANOR COMMUNITY RESIDE (101 CLINTON MANOR DRIVE)
  • DAVIDSON STREET COMM. RES. (P.O. BOX 146)
  • HOSPICE OF LAURENS COUNTY (1304 SPRINGDALE DRIVE)
  • LAURENS COUNTY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, US HWY 76 PO DRAWER 976)
  • WHITTEN CENTER - CENTRAL SQUAR ("HWY 76 EAST, P.O. DRAWER 239")
  • WHITTEN CENTER HOSPITAL (HWY 76 E BOX 239)
  • WHITTEN CENTER/ SUBER (P.O. BOX DRAWER 239)

Nursing Homes in Clinton:

  • NHC HEALTHCARE - CLINTON (304 JACOBS HIGHWAY)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF SC - CLINTON (801 MUSGROVE STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Clinton:

  • PALMETTO DIALYSIS (317 PROFESSIONAL PARK ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Clinton:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF CLINTON (210 PHYSICIANS PARK DR, STE U)
  • NHC HOMECARE LAURENS (700 PLAZA CIRCLE #O)

College/University in Clinton:

  • Presbyterian College (Full-time enrollment: 1,178; Location: 503 South Broad Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.presby.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clinton:

  • Piedmont Technical College (about 24 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,831)
  • Lander University (about 26 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 36 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 37 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 38 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 40 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Limestone College (about 43 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)

Public high school in Clinton:

  • CLINTON HIGH (Students: 2,855, Location: 18132 HIGHWAY 72 EAST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clinton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clinton: Community Cash Shopping Plaza (A), Copeland Shopping Plaza (B), Whitten Center (C), Clinton City Hall (D), James H Thomason Library (E), Nellie Scott Library (F), Clinton City Fire Department Station 2 (G), Thornwell Childrens Homes (H), Clinton City Fire Department Station 1 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Clinton Plaza Shopping Center (1), Ingles Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clinton include: All Saints Episcopal Church (A), Bailey Memorial United Methodist Church (B), Broad Street United Methodist Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Church of God (E), Church of God of Prophecy (F), Davidson Street Baptist Church (G), First Assembly of God Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rosemont Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Duncan Creek WCD Lake Number Eight (A), Duncan Creek WCD Lake Number Seven (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clinton include: Clinton Commercial Historic District (1), Pine Haven Park (2), Thornwell-Presbyterian College Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Clinton Museum (400 North Broad Street), Musgrove Mill State Historic Site (Historical Places & Services; 92 State Park Road).

Hotels: Hampton Inn & Suites (201 East Corporate Center Drive), Comfort Inn Clinton (105 Trade Street), Days Inn (I-26 & Highway 56), Ramada Inn Clinton (PO Box AT I-26), Ramada Inn (I-26 & Highway 56).

Birthplace of: Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith - Country guitarist, Thornwell Jacobs - Refounder of Oglethorpe University, Clay Bennett - Cartoonist, Charlie Wilson (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Chick Galloway - Baseball player, Kevin Long (running back) - Football player.

Laurens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CLINTON CITY OF (3010002) (Population served: 8,876, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Clinton in 2010:

  • 1,075 people in college/university student housing
  • 536 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Clinton in 2000:

  • 878 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 400 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 145 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 138 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 33 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Banks with branches in Clinton (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: North Broad Street Branch at 211 North Broad Street, branch established on 1886/02/01; South Broad Street Branch at 819 South Broad Street, branch established on 1979/11/20. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Clinton Branch at 203 Broad Street, branch established on 1993/03/29. 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
  • Arthur State Bank: Clinton Branch at 205 Jacobs Highway, branch established on 1997/10/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $565.1 mil, Deposits: $483.4 mil, headquarters in Union, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Jco Partners Ii, L.P.
  • SunTrust Bank: Clinton Branch 750 at 301 N Broad St, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • The Palmetto Bank: Clinton Branch at 101 West Carolina Avenue, branch established on 1990/08/13. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp
  • Park Sterling Bank: Clinton Branch at 198 Jacobs Highway, branch established on 2003/04/21. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Clinton:

Marital status in Clinton, SC
  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 29.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Clinton:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
South Carolina average:

11.6

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, SC (based on Laurens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,530105
Black Protestant5,38723
Mainline Protestant5,20141
Catholic3962
Other452
None25,978-
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: 10
This county:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Here:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Laurens County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Laurens County:

12.0%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Laurens County:

32.9%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Laurens County:

14.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.1%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Clinton:

29.1
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clinton:

12.4%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Clinton:

79.8%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clinton, SC 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 28$108,301$46,4150$0
Electric Power 9$45,376$60,5010$0
Firefighters 8$23,612$35,41818$3,000
Solid Waste Management 6$16,071$32,1420$0
Financial Administration 4$22,396$67,1880$0
Water Supply 4$11,067$33,2010$0
Streets and Highways 4$13,555$40,6651$762
Police - Other 4$12,186$36,5580$0
Other Government Administration 3$19,777$79,1087$2,871
Sewerage 3$7,361$29,4440$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$10,422$62,5320$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,575$45,4501$1,050
Judicial and Legal 1$2,811$33,7323$2,856
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 78$300,510$46,23230$10,539

Clinton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $810,000 ($95.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.94)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,819,000 ($1625.19)
    Police Protection: $2,736,000 ($321.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,680,000 ($197.58)
    Central Staff Services: $1,654,000 ($194.52)
    Sewerage: $1,605,000 ($188.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $585,000 ($68.80)
    Financial Administration: $445,000 ($52.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $278,000 ($32.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $209,000 ($24.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $199,000 ($23.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $194,000 ($22.82)
    Libraries: $180,000 ($21.17)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($6.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($2.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $629,000 ($73.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $310,000 ($36.46)
    Water Utilities: $269,000 ($31.64)
    Police Protection: $228,000 ($26.81)
    Sewerage: $54,000 ($6.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($0.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,283,000 ($503.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($14.70)

Clinton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,338,000 ($274.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $394,000 ($46.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $19,000 ($2.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Gas Utilities: $476,000 ($55.98)
    Other: $284,000 ($33.40)
    Public Welfare: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $392,000 ($46.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $189,000 ($22.23)
    Rents: $77,000 ($9.06)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($5.88)
    Donations From Private Sources: $30,000 ($3.53)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,908,000 ($1988.47)
    Water Utilities: $2,353,000 ($276.73)
  • Tax - Other License: $856,000 ($100.67)
    Property: $848,000 ($99.73)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $701,000 ($82.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $650,000 ($76.44)
    Other: $79,000 ($9.29)

Clinton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,634,000 ($897.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,881,000 ($809.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,038,000 ($122.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($33.52)

Clinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,325,000 ($155.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,495,000 ($1234.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $98,000 ($11.53)

6.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

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 Greenville County, SC  2.13% ($38,431 average AGI)
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.52% ($31,748)
from Greenwood County, SC  0.50% ($33,342)


5.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

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 Greenville County, SC  2.28% ($39,444 average AGI)
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.60% ($29,714)
to Greenwood County, SC  0.52% ($33,482)
Businesses in Clinton, SC
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Howard Johnson1UPS4
KFC1Waffle House2
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
McDonald's2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clinton:

  • WPCC (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, SC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLBG (860 AM; 1 kW; LAURENS, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN B/CAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCZZ (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clinton:

  • WPCX-LP (97.1 FM; CLINTON, SC; Owner: PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W290AE (105.9 FM; LAURENS, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W274AE (102.7 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W201CZ (88.1 FM; CLINTON, SC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Clinton:

  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
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
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 341ft / 104mTotal length
  • $2,907,000Total costs
  • 445,802Total average daily traffic
  • 73,147Total average daily truck traffic
  • 375,403Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clinton, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 181950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clinton, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clinton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

260 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Clinton, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clinton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3983S , Serial Number: 17251183, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Richard A Patterson, 532 Milam Rd, Clinton, SC 29325
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8563U , Serial Number: 17252463, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 10/14/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph J Canupp, 24898 Highway 72 E, Clinton, SC 29325
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9226S , Serial Number: M-1723, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/26/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Montgomery L Spencer, 104 Blalock St, Clinton, SC 29325
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5445L , Serial Number: AA5-0515, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 10/21/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Vincent S Toussaint, Po Box 1006, Clinton, SC 29325
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/13/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$105,5902$90,12011$117,0971$31,2002$55,3351$12,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$32,6600$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,9701$69,0607$79,4162$12,8400$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$58,6900$04$111,6600$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$102,7300$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9806.00 , 9807.00, 9808.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9806.00 , 9807.00, 9808.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clinton, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clinton, SC - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 51. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 114 took place in 2010, and the least - 6 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Clinton, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.6%), and Structure Fires (37.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clinton, SC
    • 27438.6%Outside Fires
    • 26337.0%Structure Fires
    • 15521.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 182.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clinton, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clinton, South Carolina:

  • Comfort Inn, 105 Trade St, Clinton, South Carolina 29325 , Phone: (864) 833-5558, Fax: (864) 833-5558
  • Days Inn, 12374 Hwy 56 N, Clinton, South Carolina 29325 , Phone: (864) 833-5558, Fax: (864) 833-5558
  • Howard Johnson Inn, 12490 Hwy 56 N, Clinton, South Carolina 29325 , Phone: (864) 833-4900, Fax: (864) 833-4916
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 201 E Corporate Center Dr, Clinton, South Carolina 29325 , Phone: (864) 938-1040, Fax: (864) 938-1045
  • Comfort Suites, 12865 Hwy 56 N, Clinton, South Carolina 29325 , Phone: (846) 833-1800, Fax: (864) 833-4559
  • QUALITY INN, 105 TRADE St, Clinton, South Carolina 29325 , Phone: (864) 337-3140, Fax: (864) 833-6537
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clinton, South Carolina
Most common first names in Clinton, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21769.4 years
William18171.1 years
Mary17477.1 years
John16271.5 years
Robert8771.1 years
Willie8272.1 years
Thomas7370.5 years
George7272.7 years
Charles6665.9 years
Annie5781.6 years
Most common last names in Clinton, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9272.4 years
Young9075.0 years
Williams7866.8 years
Davis7272.2 years
Johnson6373.8 years
Copeland6174.7 years
Simpson5773.2 years
Brown4570.3 years
Rice4576.2 years
Campbell4474.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clinton, SC
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clinton, SC
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 45.4%Electricity
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood


Clinton compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Clinton on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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