Clinton, NC

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Population

8,630

1.92% decline

Poverty Rate

28.8%


Median Age

40.6


Median Household Income

$29,474

0.143% growth

Number of Employees

3,298

2.2% growth

Median Property Value

$119,400

1.88% growth

About

In 2017, Clinton, NC had a population of 8.63k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $29,474. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Clinton, NC declined from 8,799 to 8,630, a -1.92% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,432 to $29,474, a 0.143% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clinton, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.8%), White (Hispanic) (7.57%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.83%). N/A% of the people in Clinton, NC speak a non-English language, and 93.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Clinton, NC are Sampson Community College (290 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Clinton, NC is $119,400, and the homeownership rate is 48.2%. Most people in Clinton, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Clinton, NC is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for North Carolina. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in North Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

Showing data at the state level for North Carolina. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Clinton, NC employs 3.3k people. The largest industries in Clinton, NC are Manufacturing (547 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (542 people), and Retail Trade (468 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($107,589), Transportation & Warehousing ($46,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,625).

Median household income in Clinton, NC is $29,474. Males in Clinton, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,729. The income inequality in Clinton, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$29,474

2017 value

± $3,113

0.143%

1 Year Growth

± 14.7%

Households in Clinton, NC have a median annual income of $29,474, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $29,432 in 2016, which represents a 0.143% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Clinton, NC compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,982

Average Male Salary

± $1,136

$44,729

Average Female Salary

± $812

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,267 ± $4,472

  2. White

    $49,962 ± $811

  3. Two or More Races

    $36,539 ± $3,942

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clinton, NC is from North Carolina.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.39% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9708

  2. Census Tract 9707

  3. Census Tract 9706

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clinton, NC was Census Tract 9708 with a value of $35,500, followed by Census Tract 9707 and Census Tract 9706, with respective values of $32,976 and $30,786.

The following map shows all of the places in Clinton, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

28.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clinton, NC (2.33k out of 8.09k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    1,466 ± 202

  2. White

    593 ± 129

  3. Hispanic

    396 ± 137

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clinton, NC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.3k

2017 Value

± 252

2.2%

1 Year growth

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Clinton, NC grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 3.23k employees to 3.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clinton, NC, are Sales & Related Occupations (418 people), Production Occupations (371 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (311 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clinton, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Clinton, NC, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (418 people), Production Occupations (371 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (311 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Clinton, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.22 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.94 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Clinton, NC, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($76,875), Management Occupations ($55,893), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.3k

2017 Value

± 252

2.2%

1 Year growth

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Clinton, NC grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 3.23k employees to 3.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clinton, NC, are Manufacturing (547 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (542 people), and Retail Trade (468 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clinton, NC, though some of these residents may live in Clinton, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Clinton, NC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (547 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (542 people), and Retail Trade (468 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Clinton, NC has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.69 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.64 times), and Retail Trade (1.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Clinton, NC, by median earnings, are Information ($107,589), Transportation & Warehousing ($46,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,625).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $54.9B

  2. $41.2B

  3. $40B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($41.2B) and Machinery ($40B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B

2020 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

42.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 42.7% to $632B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.4B

  2. $28.1B

  3. $28B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $28.4B, followed by Virginia with $28.1B and Georgia and $28B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

86.5% of the population of Clinton, NC has health coverage, with 33.7% on employee plans, 25.2% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.05% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Clinton, NC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Clinton, NC see 2360 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.506% decrease from the previous year (2372 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2869 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3006 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Hertford County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,360 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Sampson County, NC see an average of 2,360 patients per year. This represents a 0.506% decrease from the previous year (2,372 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sampson County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,264

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,859

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,225

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,260

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.37%, from $7,027 to $7,264.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.5%

Uninsured

33.7%

Employer Coverage

25.2%

Medicaid

12.7%

Medicare

12.9%

Non-Group

2.05%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clinton, NC declined by 0.138% from 13.5% to 13.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clinton, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.1% prevalence

  3. 16% prevalence

Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Clinton, NC is home to a population of 8.63k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.09% of Clinton, NC residents were born outside of the country (698 people).

In 2017, there were 1.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.66k people) in Clinton, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 653 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.1

34

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Clinton, NC was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Clinton, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Clinton, NC residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.09%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

698 people

6.82%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

600 people

As of 2017, 8.09% of Clinton, NC residents (698 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clinton, NC was 6.82%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    242,756 ± 11,950 people

  2. India

    60,392 ± 6,015 people

  3. Honduras

    34,513 ± 4,553 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 242,756 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 60,392 and Honduras with 34,513.

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Citizenship

93.1%

2017 Citizenship

94.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.1% of Clinton, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Clinton, NC was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clinton, NC

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    3.66k ± 346

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    3.52k ± 320

  3. White (Hispanic)

    653 ± 245

In 2017, there were 1.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.66k people) in Clinton, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 653 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Clinton, NC as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    222 ± 65

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    89 ± 50

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    67 ± 28

Clinton, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Clinton, NC awarded 290 degrees. The student population of Clinton, NC is skewed towards women, with 453 male students and 990 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Clinton, NC are White (146 and 50.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (65 and 22.6%), Black or African American (54 and 18.8%), and Unknown (10 and 3.48%).

The largest universities in Clinton, NC by number of degrees awarded are Sampson Community College (290 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Clinton, NC are Early Childhood Education & Teaching (34 and 11.7%), General Business Administration & Management (29 and 10%), and Registered Nursing (25 and 8.62%).

The median tuition costs in Clinton, NC are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Clinton, NC was Registered Nursing with 25 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Clinton, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

290 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Clinton, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sampson Community College with 290 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

89

Degrees Awarded to Men

201

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 89 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Clinton, NC, which is 0.443 times less than the 201 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Clinton, NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    146 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    65 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    54 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Clinton, NC were to White students. These 146 degrees mean that there were 2.25 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 65 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clinton, NC was $119,400 in 2017, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $117,200 to $119,400, a 1.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Clinton, NC is 48.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Clinton, NC have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Clinton, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$119,400

2017 Median

± $6,741

$117,200

2016 Median

± $5,274

In 2017, the median property value in Clinton, NC grew to to $119,400 from the previous year's value of $117,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Clinton, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clinton, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$29,474

Median Household Income

± $3,113

3.42k

Number of Households

± 233

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.42k households in Clinton, NC grew to $29,474 from the previous year's value of $29,432.

The following chart displays the households in Clinton, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Clinton, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clinton, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

48.2%

2017 Homeownership

48.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 48.2% of the housing units in Clinton, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Clinton, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clinton, NC have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in Clinton, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.99%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.67%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Clinton, NC was Drove Alone (83.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.99%) and those who Worked At Home (3.67%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clinton, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clinton, NC have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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