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  • Located in the center of what the State Economic Development Department deems "The Golden Square," Clinton is smack in the middle of it all. The proximity to the center of the state makes it a destination that's easy to reach, but difficult to leave. Once you begin to experience the pleasures of our area, you may just wish to move here. If so, we can help!


    A great place to call home: Homes range through every style and price, from grand old mansions to the cozy vintage bungalows. Splendid executive and mid-size single family homes, well maintained apartments, a mid-rise retirement center for seniors and The Villas, a first class assisted living facility are also among the quality housing options.

    Location: Located at the crossroads of State routes 54 and 10.

    Education: A fine school system. Neighborhood school buildings are within easy walking distance of home. The high school has an impressive facility and sports complex. Exceptional colleges and universities are in nearby Decatur, Bloomington/Normal, Lincoln, Springfield, and Champaign/Urbana.

    Healthcare: Warner Hospital & Health Services  is a full service hospital with ample medical staff, assuring residents quick and professional medical care when required.

    History: A rich heritage of community awaits. During the 1840s Abraham Lincoln had a law office in Clinton. You'll find a statue of Abe on Mr. Lincoln's Square. Plus,  don't miss the C. H. Moore Homestead and the many other attractions Clinton has to offer.

    Shopping: A variety of retail and service shops rim Mr. Lincoln's Square and many more stores and restaurants are within easy driving distance. They include a discount department store and several national fast food chains, as well as unique dining experiences including a 50's garage style diner, Victorian elegance tea room, traditional family dining, lakeside dining and more.

    Government: A professional city staff effectively serves the community and encourages economic development and new home construction.


    Population: 7,150 (2014)

    Median Income: 43,410 (2014)

    White Non-Hispanic (95.9%) 
    Hispanic (2.2%) 
    Other race (0.9%) 
    Black (0.8%) 
    Two or more races (0.7%)

    For population 25 years and over:
    High school or higher: 81.5% 
    Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
    Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
    Unemployed: 5.6%

    Most common industries for males:
    Construction (10%), Transportation equipment (9%), Printing and related support activities (5%), Utilities (5%), Public administration (5%), Finance and insurance (5%), Metal and metal products (4%).

    Most common industries for females:
    Health care (18%), Finance and insurance (17%), Educational services (7%), Accommodation and food services (7%), Department and other general merchandise stores (5%), Administrative and support and waste management services (5%), Food and beverage stores (3%).

  • Clinton, Illinois - a great place to call home, work, play, raise a family, and retire.
    See what Clinton has to offer...experience a true American hometown.