For population 25 years and over in Clifton:
For population 15 years and over in Clifton city:
257 residents are foreign born (6.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,069 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (29.6 miles , pop. 113,726).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (67.9 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (84.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Valley Mills, TX (3.3 miles ), Meridian, TX (3.3 miles ), Cranfills Gap, TX (3.8 miles ), Turnersville, TX (4.0 miles ), Morgan, TX (4.1 miles ), China Spring, TX (4.3 miles ), Crawford, TX (4.3 miles ), Whitney, TX (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.78 N, Longitude: 97.58 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Norwegian Capital of Texas
Area code: 254
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Crime in Clifton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +247 (+7.5%).
Work and jobs in Clifton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clifton, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clifton-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 194% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/1973, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Clifton city center .
On 5/11/1953, a category F5 tornado 29.9 miles away from the city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Clifton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bosque County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dan Campbell - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Apr 13, 1976), Ray Sadler - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, born: Sep 19, 1980), Zach Duke - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, born: Apr 19, 1983), Josh Grelle - Actor, Bobby Joe Conrad - Football player, Frank Pollard - Football player.
Hospital/medical center in Clifton:
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Airports located in Clifton:
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Local government website: www.clifton.centraltx.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton:
See full list of schools located in Clifton, School District: CLIFTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Clifton:
Library in 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 that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.0%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
305 people in nursing homes
46 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Clifton compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Clifton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Clifton (based on Bosque County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clifton government finances in 2002:
8.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($61,199 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:
8.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,473 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 17, 1993 06:30 PM, Hillsidedr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 18, 1988 01:59 AM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 1981 07:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 5
Nov 9, 1979 11:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 1977 07:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 4, Drunken drivers: 1
May 7, 1976 05:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clifton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clifton, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clifton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clifton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clifton, TX
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.