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Overview

Introduction to Clinton, Iowa

Clinton, Iowa, in Clinton county, is located 29 miles NE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center) and 130 miles W of Chicago, Illinois.

Clinton History

The first European to settle in the area was Elijah Buell. He constructed a log cabin in 1835 and founded the Lyons town. This town was named after the French city of Lyons. Later on, the town was merged with Clinton. Joseph Bartlett platted Clinton as the town of New York in 1836. The first plat of the city was signed in 1855. In 1857, the city was chartered.

Clinton and nearby Attractions

  • Edwin P Neubauer Park
  • Clinton Plaza West Shopping Center
  • Soaring Eagles Nature Center
  • Clinton County Historical Society Museum
  • Four Square Park

Things To Do In Clinton

Clinton is home to many parks and playgrounds such as the Eagle Point Park, River View City Park, Four Square Park, and Edwin P Neubauer Park. Shopping is a fun activity at the Clover Hills Shopping Center and the Clinton Plaza West Shopping Center too. Soaring Eagles Nature Center and the Clinton County Historical Society Museum are other notable locations that the tourists can visit. Every year several festivals such as the Art in the Park and Riverboat Days are hosted by the city of Clinton.

Clinton Transportation

Clinton Municipal Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Clinton Higher Education

Mount St. Clare College is located in Clinton. The other higher education institutes which can be attended from Clinton include the Black Hawk College, Saint Ambrose University, and Augustana College.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,148
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens19.2%
Employed Population 16+11,659
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married47.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,657
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,512
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,549

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,992
% Above Poverty Level83.4%
% Below Poverty Level16.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone33.6%
Median Gross Rent$637
Median House Value$92,600

Ancestry

German39.9%
Irish17.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.8%
English6.1%
Dutch3.4%
French Except Basque2.7%
Swedish2.6%
Norwegian2.3%
Italian2.3%
Danishn1.6%
Polish1.3%
Scottish1.3%
Welsh0.7%
Czech0.7%
Russian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Greek0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
African0.1%
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Clinton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clinton County
Standard Zip Codes52732, 52771
P.O. Box Zip Codes52733
Company Zip Codes52734, 52736
Phone Area Codes563
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.84
Approximate Longitude-90.23

Clinton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFULTON L&D #13
Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp11 to 26 F
Apr Temp38 to 56 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches
StationMORRISON
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.6 inches
StationMOUNT CARROLL
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Camanche4,368$68,783
Goose Lake275$74,375
Low Moor249$73,750

Clinton Public Libraries

Clinton Public Library
306 8TH AVE S
Clinton, Iowa
(563) 242-8441

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Clinton Hospitals

Mercy Medical Center-clinton
(Non-profit)
1410 North 4th Street
(319) 244-5555
Mercy Rehabilitation Services
(Non-profit)
638 South Bluff Road
(319) 244-5555

Clinton Public Schools

Bluff Elementary School
1421 S Bluff Blvd
ZIP: 52732
(563) 242-1606
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Washington Middle School
751 2nd Ave South
ZIP: 52732
(563) 243-0466
Clinton High School
817 8th Ave S
ZIP: 52732
(563) 243-7540
High
Total Enrollment 1077
Eagle Heights Elementary School
1350 Main Ave
ZIP: 52732
(563) 243-4288
Primary
Total Enrollment 485
Lyons Middle School
2810 N 4th St
ZIP: 52732
(563) 242-7858
Clinton Middle School
1350 14th St Nw
ZIP: 52732
(563) 243-0466
Middle
Total Enrollment 776
Jefferson Elementary School
720 4th Ave S
ZIP: 52732
(563) 243-0479
Primary
Total Enrollment 377
Whittier Elementary School
1310 2nd Ave S
ZIP: 52732
(563) 243-3230
Primary
Total Enrollment 359

Clinton Private Schools

Prince Of Peace Catholic School
312 S 4th St
ZIP: 52732
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 223
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