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Clinton (town), Massachusetts

Clinton is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 13,435.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 18.9 km² (7.3 mi²). 14.8 km² (5.7 mi²) of it is land and 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 21.78% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 13,435 people, 5,597 households, and 3,397 families residing in the town. The population density is 910.0/km² (2,355.7/mi²). There are 5,844 housing units at an average density of 395.9 persons/km² (1,024.7 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 88.20% White, 2.58% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.95% from other races, and 2.13% from two or more races. 11.60% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 5,597 households out of which 28.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% are married couples living together, 12.7% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 39.3% are non-families. 33.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 3.06. In the town the population is spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.6 males. The median income for a household in the town is $44,740, and the median income for a family is $53,308. Males have a median income of $37,263 versus $30,035 for females. The per capita income for the town is $22,764. 7.1% of the population and 4.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.4% are under the age of 18 and 13.9% are 65 or older.