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Clinton is a city in De Witt County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for New York Gov. DeWitt Clinton.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Clinton. For links to other places called Clinton, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Clinton is 40.153N. The longitude is -88.964W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,336.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clinton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the De Witt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61727 ZIP code.
22% of Clinton residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clinton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clinton was $18,729, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Clinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Clinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $704.
Libraries in Clinton include Vespasian Warner Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Clinton include Clinton Daily Journal
De Witt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clinton political report.
The average commute time for Clinton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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