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Overview

Introduction to Clinton Township, Michigan

The people of Clinton Township are in the Detroit metropolitan area.

Clinton Township History

On August 12, 1818, Clinton Township was formed as the "Huron Township." It derived its name from the Huron River. As there was already another Huron River to the south of Detroit, the name of the river was changed to Clinton, and the township followed suit. It was renamed Clinton Township on July 17, 1824. This name was in honor of DeWitt Clinton, the governor of New York.

Clinton Township and nearby Attractions

  • Troy Museum & Historic Village
  • Ferndale Historical Museum
  • Fox Theater Building
  • Stony Creek Metropark
  • Detroit Zoo

Things To Do In Clinton Township

You can enjoy boating and fishing at the Clinton River or Metro Beach Metropark in Clinton. Skaters can spend their leisure time at the Landslide Skate Park. In addition, the Michigan Transit Museum, Macomb County Historical Society and the Crocker House Museum are all popular historical locations. One can also plan a tour to the Morley Candy Makers, Inc. factory, which is the largest candy maker of Michigan.

Clinton Township Transportation

Detroit City Airport is nearby.

Clinton Township Higher Education

The nearest colleges are Macomb Community College, Walsh College, Marygrove College and Rochester College.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clinton Township Almanac

Category Value
County Macomb
Standard Zip Codes 48035, 48036, 48038
Phone Area Codes 586
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.586
Longitude -82.919

Clinton Township Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ADRIAN 2 NNE
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Station MILAN 4 ESE
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station JACKSON CO AP
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fraser 14,582 $71,337
Mount Clemens 16,381 $47,407
Roseville 47,529 $49,394
St. Clair Shores 59,888 $67,291
Sterling Heights 131,139 $70,419
Utica 4,794 $63,663

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Clinton Township High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

CHIPPEWA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
18300 19 MILE ROAD
586-723-2300
A Magnet School.
Serves 1,958 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.5

CLINTONDALE HIGH SCHOOL
35200 LITTLE MACK
586-791-6300
Serves 829 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

MACOMB ACADEMY
39092 GARFIELD ROAD
586-228-2201
A Charter School.
Serves 88 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 44

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