Location of Clinton, Minnesota
|• Total||1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)|
|• Land||0.95 sq mi (2.46 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)|
|Elevation||1,152 ft (351 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||422|
|• Density||440/sq mi (170/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0641338|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), of which, 0.95 square miles (2.46 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water. Clinton is the home to the Big Stone County Fair and Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Elem. School.
As of the census of 2010, there were 449 people, 201 households, and 115 families residing in the city. The population density was 472.6 inhabitants per square mile (182.5/km2). There were 255 housing units at an average density of 268.4 per square mile (103.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.6% White and 0.4% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
There were 201 households of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.93.
The median age in the city was 43.6 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 22.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 453 people, 195 households, and 118 families residing in the city. The population density was 471.0 people per square mile (182.2/km²). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 239.1 per square mile (92.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.79% White, 1.10% Native American, 0.88% Asian, and 0.22% from two or more races.
There were 195 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the city, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $31,591, and the median income for a family was $37,273. Males had a median income of $25,938 versus $18,958 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,469. About 5.8% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.
Clinton is home to several very prominent businesses and facilities, including the Penguin Bar, Stattelman Lumber, Cabin Cafe, KJ's Country Store, Clinton Ag Service, Clinton Care Center, Brent's Kitchen, The Northern Star, Bonnie's Hometown Grocery, CTS Computer Services, Clinton Co-op Elevator and Shop, Clinton State Bank, Clinton Post Office, and Amanda's Shear Impressions. Highway 75 runs through the town, making it relatively accessible to travelers.
Clinton is situated adjacent to beautiful Eli Lake. Every year, the world's longest lasting ice golf tournament, the Arctic Open, takes place on this lake. It has been held annually for over 30 years, and typically draws crowds in the hundreds. The Big Stone County Fair is held each summer (usually July) at the Fairgrounds located on the west edge of the city limits. Grandstand events usually consist of demolition derbies, a variety of car races, and most recently, a rodeo. Other attractions are live music, a Carnival, an Old Thyme Tractor Display, as well as multiple 4-H exhibits.
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