For population 25 years and over in Clifton:
For population 15 years and over in Clifton city:
75 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $579 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (49.8 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (87.3 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (447.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Clifton-Natural Bridge, TN (2.7 miles) , Olive Hill, TN (3.0 miles) , Saltillo, TN (3.5 miles ), Waynesboro, TN (3.7 miles ), Decaturville, TN (4.0 miles ), Scotts Hill, TN (4.2 miles ), Sardis, TN (4.2 miles ), Savannah, TN (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.38 N, Longitude: 87.99 W
Area code: 931
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Clifton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,917 (+245.1%).
Work and jobs in Clifton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clifton, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clifton-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 176% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Clifton city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
On 5/5/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and caused $290,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Clifton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/2005 at 11:35:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 MB, 3.9 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1995 at 19:51:10, a magnitude 3.8 (3.0 MD, 3.8 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Clifton center
On 4/28/1993 at 22:40:01, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MD, 3.6 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 10:47:09, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1992 at 03:06:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from Clifton center
On 8/29/1990 at 19:34:59, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 8.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Thomas Sigismund Stribling - Novelist.
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Local government website: www.cityofclifton.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Clifton and their reported violations in the past:CLIFTON WATER DEPT (Population served: 2968, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.2%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
1,894 people in state prisons in 2000
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Banks with branches in Clifton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Clifton city (based on Wayne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,096 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,934 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Clifton fatal accident list:
May 6, 2002 08:43 AM, Sr-114, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 2000 07:46 AM, Sr-114, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1989 05:03 PM, Sr128, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 15, 1981 01:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jan 4, 1979 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clifton)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clifton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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