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Clinton is a city in Sampson County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Richard Clinton, landowner.

The latitude of Clinton is 34.997N. The longitude is -78.323W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,636.


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Median household income
Local
$25,904
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clinton demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 98. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 11.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· John C. "Rube" Benton, baseball player
Local festivals include:
  • Court Square Street Fair & BBQ Cook-off - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clinton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Sampson County History Museum
Colleges and universities: Sampson Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Clinton residents report German ancestry, and 4% 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 $15,672, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Clinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Clinton include College Street Historic District, West Main-North Chesnutt Streets Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Clinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $274.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $805.


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Libraries in Clinton include Sampson-Clinton Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Clinton include Sampson Independent

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Sampson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clinton political report.

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The average commute time for Clinton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Clinton include Comfort Inn Clinton, Days Inn.

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