Overview

Introduction to Clinton, Massachusetts

Clinton, Massachusetts, in Worcester county, is 12 miles NE of Worcester, Massachusetts and 32 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is considered part of the Worcester metropolitan area.

Clinton History

The Wachusett Reservoir, which was built by damming the Nashua River in 1905, contributed heavily to the development of Clinton. The potential for abundant water power in the city led to the growth of textile mills. It also attracted people from a wide variety of ethnicities to work in those mills. It was incorporated as a town in 1850.

Clinton and nearby Attractions

  • The Strand Theater
  • The Clinton Dam
  • The Strand Theater
  • The Museum of Russian Icons
  • Solomon Pond Golf Center
  • Honey Pot Hill Orchards

Things To Do In Clinton

There are opportunities for many interesting activities in Clinton. There are places like the Clinton Dam which offer great views of Clinton. The Museum of Russian Icons is a specialty museum. Those who like playing golf can play a round at local golf course. A walk down the traditional downtown is an experience to be savored.

Clinton Transportation

Boston Logal International is the closest major airport.

Clinton Higher Education

The Quinsigamond Community College serves the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,150
Male Share of the Population51.9%
Female Share of the Population48.1%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+3,848
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.2%
Median Earnings25+$36,256
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,487

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,851
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone30%
Median Gross Rent$1,065
Median House Value$234,000

Ancestry

Irish30.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.3%
Italian10.3%
English8.7%
French Except Basque7.6%
German5.9%
Polish5.8%
Brazilian4.7%
Portuguese3.8%
Greek2.6%
Scottish2.5%
Canadian2%
Australian1.1%
Finnish1%
West Indian0.7%
Danishn0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Jamaican0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Arab0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Haitian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
African0.2%
US/American0.1%
Russian0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Zimbabwean0.1%
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Clinton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1510
Phone Area Codes978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.41
Approximate Longitude-71.68

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)

StationCLINTON
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 55 F
Jul Temp63 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationWORCESTER RGNL AP
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 54 F
Jul Temp61 to 79 F
Oct Temp41 to 58 F
Annual Precip49 inches
StationFRAMINGHAM
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Clinton Public Libraries

Bigelow Free Public Library
54 WALNUT ST.
Clinton, Massachusetts
(978) 365-4160

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Clinton Hospitals

Clinton Hospital
(Non-profit)
201 Highland Street

Clinton Public Schools

Clinton Elementary
100 Church Street
ZIP: 1510
(978) 365-4230
Primary
Total Enrollment 751
Clinton Middle School
100 West Boylston Street
ZIP: 1510
(978) 365-4220
Middle
Total Enrollment 657
Clinton Senior High
200 West Boylston Street
ZIP: 1510
(978) 365-4208
High
Total Enrollment 458
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