Clinton is located close to the center of North Carolina. Clinton is part of Sampson County. Clinton has 7.68 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Clinton population is 8,729, which has grown 1.50% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Clinton median household income is $32,250 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 24.50% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Clinton median house value is $123,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 56.54% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Clinton is close to the state average in quality. The Clinton area code is 910.