Clifton, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 19,889.
Population change since 2000: +14.7%
Males: 9,805  (49.3%)
Females: 10,084  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81504, 81520.

Clifton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,595 (it was $31,684 in 2000)
Clifton:

$46,595
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,700 (it was $12,968 in 2000)

Clifton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,114 (it was $84,000 in 2000)
Clifton:

$167,114
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $295,800; detached houses: $311,763; townhouses or other attached units: $321,256; in 2-unit structures: $261,113; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $33,737; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,454; mobile homes: $87,807; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $55,483

Median gross rent in 2017: $798.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clifton: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.4%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for other race residents, 12.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clifton, CO (2010)
    • 14,87074.8%White alone
    • 4,23021.3%Hispanic
    • 4012.0%Two or more races
    • 1300.7%Black alone
    • 1350.7%American Indian alone
    • 880.4%Asian alone
    • 210.1%Other race alone
    • 140.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Clifton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Clifton, Colorado as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clifton is 327 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (14.0%), German (13.3%), Irish (5.6%), Italian (5.5%), English (4.0%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4722 feet

Land area: 6.78 square miles.

Population density: 2,934 people per square mile   (average).

Clifton, Colorado map

942 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America).

This place:

4.6%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $773 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $449 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (182.9 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (185.2 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (433.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Fruitvale, CO (1.2 miles ),
Orchard Mesa, CO (2.1 miles ),
Grand Junction, CO (2.3 miles ),
Palisade, CO (2.5 miles ),
Whitewater-Kahnah Creek, CO (2.6 miles ),
Redlands, CO (3.1 miles ),
Fruita, CO (3.9 miles ),
Loma, CO (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 108.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,493 (-31.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,257 (13.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Distribution of median household income in Clifton, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clifton, CO in 2017
Clifton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Colorado:

3.0%
Most common industries in Clifton, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.5%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Clifton, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.6%)

Average climate in Clifton, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clifton, Colorado average temperatures Clifton, Colorado average precipitation Clifton, Colorado humidity Clifton, Colorado wind speed Clifton, Colorado snowfall Clifton, Colorado sunshine Clifton, Colorado clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.6. This is about average.

City:

62.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.98
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0119. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0119
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Clifton-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 254% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 490.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 442.3 miles away from Clifton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 292.6 miles away from Clifton center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 560.9 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 542.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 519.8 miles away from Clifton center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mesa County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clifton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clifton:

  • MANTEY HEIGHTS REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • GRAND JUNCTION REGIONAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • EAGLE RIDGE AT GRAND VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • GRAND JUNCTION CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • HOME CARE OF THE GRAND VALLEY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • ST MARYS HOME CARE SERVICES (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • LARCHWOOD INNS (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)

Amtrak station near Clifton:

  • 6 miles: GRAND JUNCTION (339 S. 1ST ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton:

  • Colorado Mesa University (about 5 miles; Grand Junction, CO; Full-time enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 70 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 91 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 129 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • San Juan College (about 161 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Snow College (about 169 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 179 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)

Private high school in Clifton:

  • CHRISTIAN COMM SCHOOL - EAST CAMPUS (Students: 99, Location: 615 I-70 BUSINESS LOOP, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clifton:

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Notable location: Clifton Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Clifton include: Pear Park Church (A), Light and Life Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lewis Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: American Spirit Shuttle (Tours & Charters; 204 4th Street).

Hotel: Best Western Clifton Inn (3228 I-70 Business Loop).

Mesa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clifton and their reported violations in the past:

CLIFTON WD (Population served: 34,500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clifton that have no violations reported:

  • CANDLEWOOD PARK (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.3%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Clifton in 2000:

  • 28 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Clifton (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Grand Junction Clifton Branch at 3201 F Road, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • ANB Bank: Coronado_branch at 569-A 32 Road, branch established on 1998/08/10. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $1,746.7 mil, Deposits: $1,394.3 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Sturm Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Clifton Branch at 3231 I-70 Business Loop, branch established on 1995/09/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Alpine Bank: Clifton Branch at 3243 1-70 Business Loop, branch established on 1990/11/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado

For population 15 years and over in Clifton:

Marital status in Clifton, CO
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Clifton:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clifton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Clifton:

(Clifton, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Clifton, CO (based on Mesa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,05491
Other10,59330
Catholic7,9395
Mainline Protestant7,06221
Orthodox801
None95,995-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Mesa County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Mesa County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Mesa County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Mesa County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mesa County:

11.1%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clifton:

43.9%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clifton:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clifton:

33.9%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.7%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clifton, CO Residents

6.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Garfield County, CO  0.37% ($46,281 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.25% ($57,972)
from Delta County, CO  0.23% ($40,710)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Mesa County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Delta County, CO  0.25% ($37,540 average AGI)
to Garfield County, CO  0.25% ($37,115)
to Denver County, CO  0.23% ($59,803)
Businesses in Clifton, CO
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Jimmy John's1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clifton:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KEXO (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTMM (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clifton:

  • KJYE (92.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCIC (88.5 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: PEAR PARK BAPTIST SCHOOLS)
  • KEKB (99.9 FM; FRUITA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBKL (107.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXY (104.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMGJ (93.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M.B.C. GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOZ-FM (100.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING INC)
  • KMSA (91.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MESA STATE COLLEGE)
  • KPRN (89.5 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC.)
  • KLFV (90.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAFM (88.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: GRAND VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO CO, INC)
  • KZKS-FM1 (105.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KPRU (103.3 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)

TV broadcast stations around Clifton:

  • KFQX (Channel 4; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: JOHN HARVEY REES)
  • KREX-TV (Channel 5; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKCO (Channel 11; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: EAGLE III BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K25FZ (Channel 25; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KRMJ (Channel 18; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KJCT (Channel 8; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGJT-LP (Channel 27; GRAND JUCTION, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Clifton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 174ft / 52.5mTotal length
  • $6,265,000Total costs
  • 127,949Total average daily traffic
  • 10,435Total average daily truck traffic
  • 120,404Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clifton, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clifton, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clifton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Up Mp 440.7 Bond Sub 1.7 Mi E (Lat: 39.095806 Lon: -108.417306), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPDY507,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.455 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2013, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S 16th St Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-6486, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • MP 440.8, Mp 440.8 (Lat: 39.095806 Lon: -108.416389), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KNNY680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.455 MHz, 160.920 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2011, Expiration Date: 06/12/2021, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • Lat: 39.079139 Lon: -108.422583, Call Sign: WPTJ619,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHz, 456.562 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2001, Expiration Date: 10/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2011, Certifier: Dave Payne, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 39.079139 Lon: -108.422583, Call Sign: WQPR301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHz, 456.562 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 07/25/2022, Certifier: Terry Sykes, Registrant: Two Way Communications, Inc., 575 S Westgate Dr Unit A, Grand Junction, CO 81505, Phone: (970) 263-4508, Fax: (970) 241-1241, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clifton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Clifton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED154$175,80742$130,033554$163,90726$58,9562$91,85033$139,20535$82,991
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$144,1188$83,92045$173,2296$98,6730$03$134,63012$51,320
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$146,55240$57,836138$162,84928$39,5961$2,35015$110,87156$57,456
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$171,8562$129,780125$166,97710$84,8670$07$160,8118$105,184
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$27,36019$174,4461$8,8400$01$175,1403$58,640

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.00 , 0017.03, 0017.04, 0017.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$199,38813$204,762
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$182,6053$182,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$104,9301$238,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$218,8801$175,390
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$320,7201$112,850

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.00 , 0017.03, 0017.04, 0017.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clifton, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clifton, CO - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 58. The highest number of reported fires - 83 took place in 2007, and the least - 41 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Clifton, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.4%), and Structure Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clifton, CO
    • 42743.4%Outside Fires
    • 37337.9%Structure Fires
    • 13413.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 505.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clifton, CO
Most common first names in Clifton, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6169.6 years
William5074.9 years
James4270.7 years
John4072.7 years
Charles3471.9 years
Mary3375.0 years
George2274.4 years
Betty1869.8 years
Frank1677.1 years
Donald1663.5 years
Most common last names in Clifton, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2267.9 years
Brown1869.8 years
Johnson1473.5 years
Jones1173.2 years
Davis1074.4 years
Stout1086.5 years
Anderson975.9 years
Miller977.4 years
Baker969.1 years
Clark971.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clifton, CO
  • 78.5%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clifton, CO
  • 71.0%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood


Clifton compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Clifton on our top lists:

  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.