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  •   State: 
    Prince George's County
      County FIPS: 
    38°45′49″N 76°53′44″W
      Area total: 
    25.09 sq mi (64.99 km²)
      Area land: 
    25.02 sq mi (64.79 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.08 sq mi (0.20 km²)
    249 ft (76 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    1,549.35 residents per square mile of area (598.21/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
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Clinton is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. Clinton was formerly known as Surrattsville until after the time of the Civil War. The population of Clinton was 38,760 at the 2020 census. Clinton is historically known for its role in the American Civil War concerning the Abraham Lincoln assassination. The U.S. government alleged that Mary Surratt had gone there earlier with weapons and supplies, and was in collusion with the conspirators. The town was renamed Robeystown, due to the name of the postmaster, and in keeping with the name, was named after Robey, the town's postmaster in 1879, when the post office was established. The CDP has a total area of 25.1 square miles (64.9 km²), of which 25.0 square miles of land and 0.077 sq miles (0.2 km²) of water. It is located at 38°4549N 76°5344W (38.763711, 76.895458) and is adjacent to Camp Springs, Rosaryville, Melwood, and Andrews Air Force Base. The median income for a household in the CDP was $71,139, and the median income. for a family was $75,036 (these figures had risen to $90,285 and $97,640 respectively as of a 2007 estimate). Males had a median income of $41,736 versus $39,545 for females.


Clinton is located at 38°4549N 76°5344W (38.763711, 76.895458). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 25.1 square miles (64.9 km²) Of this, 25.0 square miles is land and 0.077 square miles, or 0.31%, is water. The CDP is home to the Clinton High School football team, which won the state championship in 2010. The school's football team also won the district championship in 2008. The football team won the national championship in the 2010 season. The team's winning streak was also the longest in the state of New Mexico since the town won the title in 1988. The town has a population of 1,788. It is the second-smallest CDP in New Mexico, after Pueblo, and the third-largest in the United States. The population of Clinton is 1,838. It has a land area of 24.2 square miles and a water area of 0.7 sq miles (0.2 km²), both of which are land. The city's population was 1,938 in 2010, and it has a growth rate of 1.7% over the past decade. The U.N. World Heritage Site is located in the town, at 38.4549 N 76.5344 W. It was the first CDP to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998.


As of the census of 2000, there were 26,064 people, 8,605 households, and 6,772 families residing in the CDP. There were 8,962 housing units at an average density of 759.4 per square mile (293.2/km²) The racial makeup of the C DP was 20.56% white, 73.69% black, 2.47% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, and 2.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.90% of the population. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.32. The median income was $71,139, and the median income for a family was $75,036 (these figures had risen to $90,285 and $97,640 respectively as of a 2007 estimate). Males had a median income of $41,736 versus $39,545 for females. About 2.4% of families and 3.4%. of the residents were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 10.2% ofThose age 65 or over. The population was spread out, with 27.2%. under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 30.7%. from 25 to 44, 26.4. from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older.


Clinton was founded in the 1770s. In the 1800s, it became known as Surrattsville. In 1879, Robeystown was renamed Clinton. The Wyoming house, a historic frame house built in three phases between the 18th and early 19th centuries, is also a part of Clinton's history. Clinton has mostly single-family housing, but includes a few townhouse developments and one retirement mid-rise. Southern Maryland Regional Hospital is in Clinton, as is a private airfield. Louise F. Cosca Regional Park, a public facility operated by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, offers camping, hiking, fishing in a lake. Clinton boasts a major shopping complex as well, and has a large fringe parking lot nearby where Metro buses take passengers a few miles to the Branch Avenue station of the Washington Metrorail system. Clinton is also associated with the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. A survivor of the attacks was shot in Clinton. Mildred Muhammad, ex-wife of sniper John Allen Muhammad, was a Clinton resident.Yuri Nosenko a KGB defector, was confined and interrogated at a safehouse in Clinton from April 4, 1964 to August 13, 1965. A movie titled The Photon Effect was filmed in the town and also in Baltimore in 2007. Among the actors who flew out from Los Angeles to act in the film was Luke Barnett, who grew up in Clinton and graduated from Grace Brethren Christian School in 2000.

Government and infrastructure

Prince George's County Police Department District 5 Station in Clinton CDP serves the community. The U.S. Postal Service operates the Clinton Post Office. The community is located in the Washington, D.C. suburbs of Chevy Chase and Chevy Chase, Maryland. It has a population of about 2,000 people. The population of the community is about 3,000. It is in the county of Prince George's, which is part of the state of Maryland. The postal service operates a post office in the community, as well as a police station and a fire station. It also has a school district and a health care center, both of which are open to the public. The town's population is about 1,200 people, and it has a police and fire station, which are both open to public use. The post office is open from 7am to 7pm. The school district has a health center, which operates from 7:30am to 8:30pm, and the fire department has a substation, which also operates from 6pm to 9:00pm. It's in the town of Clinton, which has a high school and a middle school, and a community center, with a total population of around 1,500 people.


There are 18 pupils per teacher, 789 students per librarian, and 431 children per counselor in Clinton (zip 20735), MD schools. In the 2016 budget, Clinton schools spent approximately $14,000 per student. The Prince George's County Memorial Library System operates the Surratts-Clinton Branch in Clinton. The CDP is served by the following schools:Elementary: Clinton Grove Elementary School - in the Clinton CDP; James Ryder Randall Elementary School. Middle: Stephen Decatur Middle School; Gwynn Park Middle School. High:Surrattsville High School; Frederick Douglass High School. Private schools: Grace Brethren Christian Church and School; Henson Valley Academy;Independent Baptist Academy. Public libraries: Andrews AFB CDP and Tanglewood Regional Regional CDP. Public schools: Clinton Public Schools, Clinton Public School, Clinton High School, GwynN Park High School and other schools. public libraries: Clinton public schools, Andrews AFB cDP. private schools: Clinton Christian School, St. Mary's of Piscataway Catholic School and Church; Tanglewood regional CDP, private schools; public libraries:  Clinton Public schools, Surratttsville Public Library, Clinton Public School; Clinton High School, private libraries: "Clinton Public Schools" and "Surrittsville Public School"  and  "Surratt'sville Public library"  Clinton high school, "Surrittsville CDP".

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland = 14.1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 53. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 81. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Clinton = 4.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 38,760 individuals with a median age of 39.1 age the population grows by 6.34% in Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,549.35 residents per square mile of area (598.21/km²). There are average 2.9 people per household in the 9,328 households with an average household income of $87,395 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.40% of the available work force and has dropped -5.42% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.76%. The number of physicians in Clinton per 100,000 population = 141.8.


The annual rainfall in Clinton = 40.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 14.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 107. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 205. 89 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.7 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 42, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland which are owned by the occupant = 85.20%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 25 years with median home cost = $261,560 and home appreciation of -15.78%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $16.07 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $5,729 per student. There are 15.5 students for each teacher in the school, 904 students for each Librarian and 349 students for each Counselor. 6.70% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 15.92% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.02% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Clinton's population in Prince George's County, Maryland of 5,655 residents in 1900 has increased 6,85-fold to 38,760 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.92% female residents and 47.08% male residents live in Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland.

    As of 2020 in Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland are married and the remaining 42.08% are single population.

  • 43.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Clinton require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    76.33% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 16.89% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 4.26% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.50% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland, 85.20% are owner-occupied homes, another 9.59% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.20% are vacant.

  • The 29.83% of the population in Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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