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Clinton, Maryland - Basic Facts

Clinton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Clinton Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Prince George's County at latitude 38.7651 and longitude -76.8983. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 249 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Clinton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clinton: Robeystown, Surrats, Surratsville, Surratts, Surrattsville.

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Clinton, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 36,802
Population in Households 36,132
Population in Familes 31,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 670
Population Density1 1,472
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 12,526
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 9,474
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,915 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,611 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 556 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $262,301
Average Home Value $283,378


Median Household Income $98,041
Average Household Income $105,205
Per Capita Income $36,095
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.54% 0.8%
Households 0.58% 0.79%
Families 0.44% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clinton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clinton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 95th
Population Density1 # 242 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 197 62nd
Median Household Income # 126 76th
Per Capita Income # 180 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.