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Clinton, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Clinton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Van Buren County at latitude 35.579 and longitude -92.4557. Van Buren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Clinton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Clinton, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Clinton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Clinton (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles.

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Clinton, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,635
Population in Households 2,564
Population in Familes 2,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,085
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 708
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 754 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $85,356
Average Home Value $107,029


Median Household Income $31,673
Average Household Income $45,112
Per Capita Income $19,018
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% -0.03%
Households 0.33% -0.04%
Families 1.92% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clinton, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clinton to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 112 79th
Population Density1 # 413 24th
Diversity Index2 # 308 44th
Median Household Income # 385 29th
Per Capita Income # 286 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.