Clifton, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 85,927 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 42,746  (49.7%)
Females: 43,181  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07011, 07012, 07013, 07014, 07055, 07110.

Clifton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $77,225 (it was $50,619 in 2000)
Clifton:

$77,225
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,798 (it was $23,638 in 2000)

Clifton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $335,200 (it was $183,600 in 2000)
Clifton:

$335,200
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $349,308; Detached houses: $328,490; Townhouses or other attached units: $297,934; In 2-unit structures: $492,710; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $357,456; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,183

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,290.

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  • Races in Clifton, NJ (2013)

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    • 43,02450.5%White alone
    • 28,57633.5%Hispanic
    • 7,7659.1%Asian alone
    • 3,8894.6%Black alone
    • 7310.9%Two or more races
    • 4170.5%Other race alone
    • 2300.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clifton: 122.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (15.9%), Polish (9.5%), Irish (5.4%), Arab (5.4%), United States (4.5%), German (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 233 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 7,608 people per square mile   (high).

Clifton,NJ real estate house value index trend

Clifton, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Clifton:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clifton city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

31,539 residents are foreign born (17.6% Latin America, 7.5% Europe, 6.8% Asia).

This city:

36.9%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $8,725 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $8,787 (2.7%)

Clifton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (9.3 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (11.7 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Passaic, NJ (1.2 miles ), Garfield, NJ (1.6 miles ), Wallington borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Brookdale, NJ (1.7 miles ), Upper Montclair, NJ (1.7 miles ), West Paterson borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Elmwood Park borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Paterson, NJ (1.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2003: 83 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2013: 83 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 76 buildings, average cost: $135,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 74.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,308 (-6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,527 (20.3%)

Clifton household income distribution Clifton home values distribution

Crime rates in Clifton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 002210502001
per 100,000 0.00.02.52.51.30.06.40.02.40.00.01.2
Rapes 71169259101013126
per 100,000 8.713.77.511.22.56.311.512.811.815.414.17.0
Robberies 11784135857810884101101805771
per 100,000 145.7104.9167.9106.197.5136.3107.4129.3119.694.567.082.7
Assaults 821028973981081018610291106108
per 100,000 102.1127.4110.791.1122.5136.3129.2110.1120.8107.5124.7125.8
Burglaries 417329432305361389297294311358358228
per 100,000 519.2410.9537.4380.7451.3490.8379.9376.3368.4422.7421.1265.7
Thefts 1,5721,3551,3611,2851,2591,3191,4461,2191,1311,0801,0601,092
per 100,000 1,957.21,692.21,693.21,603.91,574.11,664.31,849.61,560.31,339.81,275.31,246.71,272.4
Auto thefts 432384306299291202194180196141103107
per 100,000 537.9479.6380.7373.2363.8254.9248.1230.4232.2166.5121.1124.7
Arson 6433124812312
per 100,000 7.55.03.73.71.32.55.110.214.23.51.22.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.3) 240.6213.2230.6194.2191.3204.6210.9187.4181.1164.1152.9144.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Clifton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 174 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +6,570 (+9.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Clifton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Clifton, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clifton-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Clifton city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 29.6 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clifton-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from Clifton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.0 miles away from Clifton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 224.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Passaic County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clifton topographic map

Birthplace of: Rubin Carter - Professional middleweight boxer, Alan Wilzig - Philanthropist, Jonathan Borrajo - Soccer player, Marshall Newell - Football player and coach, Bob Holly (American football) - Football player, Joe Biscaha - Football player, Sofia Black D'Elia - Actor, Stan Lembryk - Soccer player, Russ Carroccio - Football player.

Main business address for: LINENS N THINGS INC (RETAIL-HOME FURNITURE, FURNISHINGS & EQUIPMENT STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Clifton:

  • COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE (66 MOUNT PROSPECT AVENUE, BUILDING C)
  • DAUGHTERS OF MIRIAM CENTER (155 HAZEL STREET)
  • DOLLY MOUNT NURSING HOME (20 VALLEY ROAD)
  • RV RENAL CENTER OF PASSAIC (10 CLIFTON BLVD)

Heliports located in Clifton:

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Amtrak stations near Clifton:

  • 10 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/Universities in Clifton:

  • Dover Business College (Full-time enrollment: 1,012; Location: 600 Getty Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dover.edu)
  • Fox Institute of Business-Clifton (FT enrollment: 710; Location: 346 LEXINGTON AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.americaninstitute.com)
  • Star Career Academy-Clifton (FT enrollment: 311; Location: 1230 Main Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.starcareeracademy.com)
  • Capri Institute of Hair Design-Clifton (FT enrollment: 236; Location: 1595 Main Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.capriinstitute.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton:

  • Montclair State University (about 3 miles; Montclair, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 16,277)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 3 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 4 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Jersey College (about 6 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 6 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Bergen Community College (about 7 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 7 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)

Public high schools in Clifton:

  • CLIFTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,397, Location: 333 COLFAX AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • GARFIELD AUXILIARY MS/HS (Location: 43 CLIFTON AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Clifton:

  • PASSAIC COUNTY ELKS CP CENTER & HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 401, Location: 1481 MAIN AVE, Grades: UG-12)
  • PIONEER ACADEMY OF SCIENCE (Students: 179, Location: 1255 MAIN AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • MESIVTA OF CLIFTON (Students: 76, Location: 338 DELAWANNA AVE, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Clifton:

  • CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,228, Location: 350 PIAGET AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • WOODROW WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,196, Location: 1400 VAN HOUTEN AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • CLASSICAL ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL OF CLIFTON (Students: 104, Location: 20 VALLEY ROAD, Grades: 6-8, Charter school)
  • SCHOOL #1 (Location: 158 PARK SLOPE, Grades: KG-5)
  • SCHOOL #2 (Location: 1270 VAN HOUTEN AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • SCHOOL #3 (Location: 365 WASHINGTON AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • SCHOOL #4 (Location: 194 WEST SECOND STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • SCHOOL #5 (Location: 136 VALLEY ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • SCHOOL #8 (Location: 41 OAK STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • SCHOOL #9 (Location: 25 BRIGHTON ROAD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Clifton:

  • ST PHILIP THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 416, Location: 797 VALLEY RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST BRENDAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 370, Location: 154 E 1ST ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANDREW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 201, Location: 418 MOUNT PROSPECT AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST CLARE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 172, Location: 39 ALLWOOD RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • NEW HOPE SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 780 CLIFTON AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Clifton

Library in Clifton:

  • CLIFTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,872,368; Location: 292 PIAGET AVENUE; 216,830 books; 62 e-books; 6,087 audio materials; 10,401 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 295 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Actual City website: www.cliftonnj.org

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Notable locations in Clifton: Upper Montclair Country Club (A), Athenia Switching Station (B), Yountakah Country Club (C), Entin Industrial Park (D), Clifton Station (E), Delawanna Station (F), Styertowne Industrial Park (G), Stone Hall (H), Bohn Hall (I), Newman House (J), McEachern Hall (K), Assist Medical Service (L), Madison Coach Services (M), Clifton Fire Department Station 4 (N), Clifton Fire Department Station 6 (O), Clifton Fire Department Engine 3 (P), Clifton Fire Department Engine 1 (Q), Clifton Fire Department Engine 2 (R), Clifton Fire Department Engine 5 (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Clifton Plaza Shopping Center (1), Allwood Plaza Shopping Center (2), Richfield Shopping Center (3), Styertowne Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Clifton: LINENS N THINGS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Clifton include: Holy Face of Jesus Monastery (A), Saint John Kanty Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Saint Stephens Church (D), Trinity Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Ridgelawn Cemetery (1), Menorah Cemetery (2), King Solomon Memorial Park (3), Crest Haven Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Dundee Lake (A), Yantacaw Pond (B), Basking Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weasel Brook (A), Wabash Brook (B), Third River (C), Plog Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clifton include: Clifton Stadium (1), Weasel Brook Park (2), Nash Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hamilton House Museum (971 Valley Road), Aquatic Art Unlimited (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 33 Mount Prospect Av), Carefree Bus Service (Tours & Charters; 45 Somerset Plaza).

Hotels: Howard Johnson (680 State Rt 3), Days Inn (Route 715 & I80), Howard Johnson Inn (680 State Rt 3), Howard Johnson Clifton NJ (680 Route 3 West), Parker Inn (283 Parker Av), Ramada Inn (265 State Rt 3).

Passaic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.348. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.348
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 18.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.9%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Clifton in 2010:

  • 182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Clifton in 2000:

  • 244 people in nursing homes
  • 101 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in religious group quarters

Clifton, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Clifton (2011 data):

  • Clifton Savings Bank: 387 Valley Road Branch, 646 Van Houten Avenue Branch, 1055 Clifton Branch, at 1433 Van Houten Avenue, 3rd Floor, 319 Lakeview Avenue Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,106.0 mil, Deposits: $848.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Valley National Bank: 935 Allwood Road Branch, Clifton Branch, Getty Avenue Branch, Allwood Branch, Plaza Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Allwood Road Branch, Main Mall Branch, Clifton Branch, Broad Street Clifton @ Stop & Shop B, Clifton @ Stop & Shop Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Investors Bank: Clifton - Main Avenue Branch, Clifton-Botany Village Branch, Clifton Branch. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Clifton Branch, Clifton/Getty Branch, Clifton Parker. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Spencer Savings Bank, SLA: 437 Piaget Ave Branch at 437 Piaget Ave, branch established on 1939/09/19; Van Houten Ave Branch at 920 Van Houten Avenue, branch established on 2005/11/26. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,819.5 mil, Deposits: $1,338.8 mil, headquarters in Elmwood Park, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ackerman-Pathmark Branch at 85 Ackerman Avenue, branch established on 1997/05/23; Clifton Branch at 1045 Clifton Avenue, branch established on 1992/08/02. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Clifton Commons at 90 Main Avenue, branch established on 1963/10/25; Clifton Main Branch at 1144 Main Avenue, branch established on 1949/06/13. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Vanhouten Avenue Branch at 963 Van Houten Avenue, branch established on 1987/10/14; Clifton Branch at 1459 Main Avenue, branch established on 1980/05/19. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • 7 other banks with 7 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
New Jersey average:

12.7

Clifton travel time to work - commute Clifton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Clifton:

(Clifton, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Clifton city (based on Passaic County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic199,31556
Other44,39751
Evangelical Protestant20,164110
Mainline Protestant15,79683
Orthodox5,99014
Black Protestant3,61016
None211,954-
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: 212
Passaic County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 64
Passaic County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Passaic County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 280
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Passaic County:

24.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.3%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clifton:

48.9%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clifton:

33.6%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Clifton:

56.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Clifton:

79.2%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clifton, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$75,299$64,5422$5,305
Other Government Administration 8$45,799$68,69918$14,197
Judicial and Legal 11$57,271$62,4778$13,437
Police Protection - Officers 102$868,484$102,17511$9,993
Police - Other 18$84,812$56,54163$66,769
Firefighters 98$672,925$82,3992$4,888
Fire - Other 2$8,208$49,2481$850
Streets and Highways 31$165,113$63,9150$0
Welfare 10$45,181$54,2173$5,294
Health 8$35,896$53,84411$22,373
Solid Waste Management 9$34,740$46,3202$3,919
Sewerage 6$33,801$67,6020$0
Parks and Recreation 16$83,255$62,44118$11,223
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$15,242$36,5812$4,880
Local Libraries 18$78,355$52,23727$28,467
Other and Unallocable 6$31,342$62,6845$16,829
Totals for Government 362$2,335,723$77,427173$208,424

Clifton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $6,180,000 ($71.92)
    Regular Highways: $525,000 ($6.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($0.31)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $19,314,000 ($224.77)
    Police Protection: $15,758,000 ($183.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,344,000 ($143.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,200,000 ($72.15)
    Libraries: $2,639,000 ($30.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,391,000 ($27.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,457,000 ($16.96)
    Regular Highways: $1,443,000 ($16.79)
    Financial Administration: $1,309,000 ($15.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,090,000 ($12.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,028,000 ($11.96)
    Health - Other: $967,000 ($11.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $659,000 ($7.67)
    General Public Buildings: $412,000 ($4.79)
    Public Welfare - Other: $90,000 ($1.05)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.07)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,167,000 ($25.22)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $4,733,000 ($55.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,184,000 ($48.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,005,000 ($419.02)

Clifton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,186,000 ($13.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $264,000 ($3.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($1.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $80,000 ($0.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,485,000 ($28.92)
    All Other: $140,000 ($1.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $305,000 ($3.55)
    All Other: $25,000 ($0.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,749,000 ($20.35)
    Interest Earnings: $802,000 ($9.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $269,000 ($3.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $33,000 ($0.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,415,000 ($156.12)
    All Other: $1,873,000 ($21.80)
    Health and Hospitals: $293,000 ($3.41)
  • Tax - Property: $53,385,000 ($621.28)
    Other License: $1,930,000 ($22.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $214,000 ($2.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $158,000 ($1.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $66,000 ($0.77)

Clifton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,159,000 ($641.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,705,000 ($601.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,454,000 ($40.20)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $8,500,000 ($98.92)

Clifton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,289,000 ($84.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,603,000 ($193.22)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($745 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.11%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bergen County, NJ  1.16% ($52,858 average AGI)
from Essex County, NJ  0.49% ($56,911)
from Morris County, NJ  0.36% ($54,996)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($471 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.32% ($47,840 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.53% ($49,775)
to Morris County, NJ  0.51% ($63,045)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clifton:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clifton:

  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clifton:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Clifton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 165Number of bridges
  • 1,243m4,078ftTotal length
  • $69,275,000Total costs
  • 7,875,206Total average daily traffic
  • 244,671Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 31900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 191930-1939
  • 171940-1949
  • 711950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 92010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Clifton, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Clifton, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: HUSER STARDUSTER SA300 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24SH , Serial Number: 1309, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1979
    Registrant (Individual): David F Zerden, Po Box 2456, Clifton, NJ 07015
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4458J , Serial Number: 28-22866, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Steven A Kochik, 227 Luddington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52379 , Serial Number: 18262563, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/29/1973
    Registrant (Individual): John L Matthews, 32 Kozy Ln, Clifton, NJ 07013
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55352 , Serial Number: 17275165, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph Bonadies, 237 Edison Street, Clifton, NJ 07013
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65730 , Serial Number: 17275840, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 10/15/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Espinoza Jorge Armando Chuchuca, 35 Dawson Ave, Clifton, NJ 07012
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7608Y , Serial Number: 30-679, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1964
    Registrant (Individual): James J Bonafield, 1458 Main Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9320Q , Serial Number: TC-1413, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Ohm Flying LLC, 125 Greenlawn Ave, Clifton, NJ 07013

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full 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 ORIGINATED305$295,407302$253,5661,252$253,66554$108,3156$357,66731$234,1290$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$291,07347$263,085150$260,23314$49,5000$02$252,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$279,61272$262,847620$278,13984$88,7741$633,00023$245,4783$311,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN65$282,38559$248,000403$282,28510$140,6000$023$233,6520$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS27$284,03714$234,85798$263,7652$177,0000$03$219,6670$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Clifton, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$277,87521$309,714
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$294,52914$319,786
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$289,92316$296,813
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$296,7507$314,286
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$356,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

PASSAIC VALLEY WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 314,900, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Bromate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
PASSAIC VALLEY WC LODI WD (Population served: 22,631, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-02-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-09-1993), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-09-1993), St BCA signed (MAR-09-1993)
PVWC-NORTH ARLINGTON (Population served: 15,523, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2006)
PASSAIC VALLEY W C HIGH CREST (Population served: 1,132, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PVWC-POSTBROOK (Population served: 358, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ST SIMMONS CHURCH (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

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

  • WAWA #435 (Population served: 1,115, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINDY ACRES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 41, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clifton, NJ
Most common first names in Clifton, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,38775.4 years
Mary1,19781.3 years
Joseph98375.5 years
Anna83982.6 years
William58075.0 years
Helen57879.7 years
Frank45576.2 years
Michael42275.4 years
Rose42182.1 years
George38874.3 years
Most common last names in Clifton, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11376.0 years
Cohen6185.1 years
Miller6078.3 years
Russo5179.5 years
Schwartz4383.1 years
Murphy4177.1 years
Johnson4077.0 years
Levine3982.7 years
Weiss3882.5 years
Klein3881.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Clifton, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Jones New York1
AT&T1Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts1LA Fitness1
Applebee's1La Quinta1
AutoZone2La-Z-Boy1
Barnes & Noble1Lane Bryant1
Baskin-Robbins1Lane Furniture1
Bed Bath & Beyond1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Blockbuster2New Balance1
Burger King1Nike6
CVS4Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pathmark1
Chico's1Penske1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut1
Costco1RadioShack2
Curves1Red Robin1
DHL1Rite Aid2
DressBarn2SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn2Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts7Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
FedEx22Stop & Shop2
Foot Locker1Subway1
Ford1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC3Target1
GameStop2Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Harmon Face Values1UPS25
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless2
Honda1Volkswagen1
Howard Johnson1Walgreens2
IHOP1Wendy's1
JoS. A. Bank1White Castle1

Clifton compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Clifton on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Peru (population 500+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of murders per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
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  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 (07055) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #23 (07011) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #74 (07055) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #81 (07011) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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