Clinton, Utah

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Clinton, Utah
City
Former Clinton City Hall
Former Clinton City Hall
Location of Clinton, Utah
Location of Clinton, Utah
Coordinates: 41°8′22″N 112°3′12″W / 41.13944°N 112.05333°W / 41.13944; -112.05333Coordinates: 41°8′22″N 112°3′12″W / 41.13944°N 112.05333°W / 41.13944; -112.05333
Country United States
State Utah
County Davis
Incorporated 1936
Area
 • Total 5.5 sq mi (14.3 km2)
 • Land 5.5 sq mi (14.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 4,393 ft (1,339 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 20,805
 • Density 2,286.2/sq mi (882.7/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84015
Area code(s) 385, 801
FIPS code 49-14290[1]
GNIS feature ID 1426725[2]

Clinton is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. It is part of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 12,585 at the 2000 census, while the 2008 estimates placed it at 19,855.[3] Clinton grew rapidly during the 1990s and continues to see rapid growth.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14.2 km²), all of it land.

History[edit]

Dry farming began in the area of Clinton in 1879. By 1881 there was a railroad station here. In 1884 a branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized here named the Summit Basin Branch.[4]

A ward was organized here in May 1897, which was named Clinton.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 247
1910 611 147.4%
1920 846 38.5%
1930 795 −6.0%
1940 581 −26.9%
1950 670 15.3%
1960 1,025 53.0%
1970 1,768 72.5%
1980 5,777 226.8%
1990 7,945 37.5%
2000 12,585 58.4%
2010 20,426 62.3%
Est. 2012 20,805 1.9%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 12,585 people, 3,529 households, and 3,137 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,286.2 people per square mile (883.5/km²). There were 3,643 housing units at an average density of 661.8 per square mile (255.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.35% White, 1.01% African American, 0.63% Native American, 1.78% Asian, 0.31% Pacific Islander, 3.62% from other races, and 2.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.03% of the population.

There were 3,529 households out of which 58.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.3% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.1% were non-families. 8.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.55 and the average family size was 3.76.

In the city the population was spread out with 37.8% under the age of 18, 11.7% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 4.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $53,909, and the median income for a family was $55,282. Males had a median income of $38,797 versus $22,350 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,020. About 3.0% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 1.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2008-49.csv
  4. ^ Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1941) p. 149
  5. ^ Jenson. Encyclopedic History. p. 149

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