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Encyclopedia > Clinton, South Carolina

Clinton is a city located in Laurens County, South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,091. Clinton was first settled by Scotch-Irish immigrants two decades before the American Revolutionary War. It incorporated as a town in 1852, and was named after Henry Clinton Young, a lawyer from Laurens, who helped lay out the first streets. Laurens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within thirteen of her North American colonies. ... Laurens is a city located in Laurens County, South Carolina. ...

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Geography

Location of Clinton, South Carolina

Clinton is located at 34°28'17" North, 81°52'30" West (34.471257, -81.875023)1. Adapted from Wikipedias SC county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.7 km² (9.1 mi²). 23.5 km² (9.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.55% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 taken in 2000, there are 8,091 people, 2,683 households, and 1,666 families residing in the city. The population density is 343.7/km² (889.7/mi²). There are 3,011 housing units at an average density of 127.9/km² (331.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 60.31% White, 37.98% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.46% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 2,683 households out of which 29.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.7% are married couples living together, 21.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% are non-families. 33.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 3.05. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 19.0% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $26,620, and the median income for a family is $31,842. Males have a median income of $27,409 versus $20,821 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,933. 23.1% of the population and 21.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 29.3% of those under the age of 18 and 17.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Additional Information

Clinton is also home of Presbyterian College and Thornwell School and Home for Boys and Girls. Cyrus the Scotsman Neville Hall Presbyterian College is a small liberal arts college of around 1200 students in Clinton, South Carolina, USA. Presbyterian College, or PC, is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. PC was founded in 1880 by William Plumber Jacobs, a Presbyterian minister who also founded The Thornwell...


External links

  • Municpal profile from Laurens County web site (http://www.villageprofile.com/southcarolina/laurenscounty/02his/main.html)
  • Thornwell School and Home for Boys and Girls (http://www.thornwell.net/)
  • Presbyterian College (http://www.presby.edu)
  • Maps and aerial photos (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=34.471257_N_-81.875023_E_type:city_region:US)
    • Street map from Mapquest  (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=34.471257&longitude=-81.875023&zoom=6) or Google (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=34.471257,-81.875023&spn=0.11,0.18)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=34.471257&lon=-81.875023&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
    • Aerial photograph from Terraserver (http://terraservice.net/image.aspx?s=14&lon=-81.875023&lat=34.471257&w=2) or Google (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=34.471257,-81.875023&spn=0.11,0.18&t=k)

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