Clifton, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 295 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +59.5%
Males: 146  (49.5%)
Females: 149  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

54.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip code: 20124

Estimated median household income in 2017: $162,056 (it was $111,048 in 2000)
Clifton:

$162,056
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $68,812 (it was $47,459 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $835,713 (it was $327,800 in 2000)
Clifton:

$835,713
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $842,412; detached houses: $838,280

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,950.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clifton: 170.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.5%
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  • Races in Clifton, VA (2010)
    • 27898.6%White alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Other race alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Hispanic



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Clifton, Virginia as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clifton is 220 to 1.


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Clifton, VA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (14.9%), Irish (13.8%), Polish (13.8%), German (9.6%), American (4.3%), Russian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,154 people per square mile   (low).

Clifton, Virginia map

7 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This town:

3.2%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,528 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,894 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burke, VA (6.2 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (22.1 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (146.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fairfax Station, VA (1.9 miles ),
Yorkshire, VA (1.9 miles ),
Manassas Park, VA (1.9 miles ),
Buckhall, VA (2.0 miles ),
Burke Centre, VA (2.2 miles ),
Fair Lakes, VA (2.2 miles ),
Loch Lomond, VA (2.3 miles ),
Manassas, VA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.78 N, Longitude: 77.39 W

Distribution of median household income in Clifton, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clifton, VA in 2017

Property values in Clifton, VA

Clifton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Virginia:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+4.5%).
Most common industries in Clifton, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.8%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Clifton, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Lawyers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.1%)
  • Computer specialists (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Lawyers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.0%)
  • Art and design workers (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Financial managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Clifton, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clifton, Virginia average temperatures Clifton, Virginia average precipitation Clifton, Virginia humidity Clifton, Virginia wind speed Clifton, Virginia snowfall Clifton, Virginia sunshine Clifton, Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.3. This is about average.

City:

83.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.324. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.651. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.651
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Clifton-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Clifton town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clifton-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Clifton center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from Clifton center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from Clifton center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 279.0 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 129.8 miles away from Clifton center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Clifton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfax County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clifton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clifton:

  • BIRMINGHAM GREEN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MANASSAS, VA)
  • LAKE JACKSON DRIVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MANASSAS, VA)
  • ANNABURG MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MANASSAS, VA)
  • PRINCE WILLIAM HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MANASSAS, VA)
  • MEDI HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MANASSAS, VA)
  • COMPETENT CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MANASSAS, VA)
  • COMMONWEALTH HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)

Amtrak stations near Clifton:

  • 6 miles: MANASSAS (9500 WEST ST.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton:

  • George Mason University (about 6 miles; Fairfax, VA; Full-time enrollment: 26,002)
  • Stratford University (about 8 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 9 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Medtech Institute (about 14 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Marymount University (about 17 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 18 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Georgetown University (about 20 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)

Public high school in Clifton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Clifton:

  • LIBERTY MIDDLE (Students: 1,129, Location: 6801 UNION MILL RD., Grades: 7-8)
  • UNION MILL ELEM (Students: 782, Location: 13611 SPRINGSTONE DR, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Clifton:

  • ST ANDREW THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 6720B UNION MILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clifton: Clifton Town Hall (A), Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 16 Clifton (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clifton include: Clifton Presbyterian Church (A), Clifton Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Clifton: Clifton Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Crown Tours And Transportation (Tours & Charters; 6112 Union Village Dr).

Birthplace of: Pat Sheil - College football player (Boston College Eagles).

Fairfax 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:

TRUMMER'S ON MAIN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

3.2 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

87.6%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Clifton (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Union Mill Branch at 5700 Union Mill Road, branch established on 1991/12/09. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Colonnade Branch at 5740 Union Mill Rd, branch established on 2011/09/14. 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
  • Cardinal Bank: Union Mill at 5766 Union Mill Road, branch established on 2004/12/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,594.6 mil, Deposits: $1,808.7 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Cardinal Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Clifton:

Marital status in Clifton, VA
  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 78.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Clifton:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Virginia average:

12.2

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clifton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clifton, VA (based on Fairfax County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic184,18329
Evangelical Protestant103,522316
Mainline Protestant100,525146
Other91,925119
Orthodox4,6948
Black Protestant1,5099
None595,368-
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: 182
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 130
Fairfax County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Fairfax County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 693
Here:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.2%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.2%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.7%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Clifton:

29.5
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clifton:

22.9%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clifton:

14.7%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clifton:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.8%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Clifton:

55.2%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clifton, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$526
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,438
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,964

Clifton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($386.44)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($149.15)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $96,000 ($325.42)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($176.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($166.10)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($50.85)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($16.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($27.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $30,000 ($101.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,000 ($84.75)

Clifton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($50.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000 ($376.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000 ($152.54)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($10.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $71,000 ($240.68)
    Rents: $42,000 ($142.37)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($33.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($3.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($84.75)
    Other: $8,000 ($27.12)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $31,000 ($105.08)
    Public Utility License: $9,000 ($30.51)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000 ($13.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($3.39)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.39)

Clifton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $521,000 ($1766.10)

8.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,442 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.26%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arlington County, VA  0.86% ($98,359 average AGI)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.79% ($84,752)
from Prince William County, VA  0.56% ($64,073)


9.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($93,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.86%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,753 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.25%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Loudoun County, VA  1.13% ($104,678 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  0.99% ($64,323)
to Arlington County, VA  0.70% ($82,900)
Businesses in Clifton, VA
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Outback1
FedEx1Outback Steakhouse1
GNC1Panera Bread1
Giant1Starbucks1
KFC1Subway1
New Balance1UPS1
Nike2

Strongest AM radio stations in Clifton:

  • WDCT (1310 AM; 5 kW; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, LTD.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKDV (1460 AM; 5 kW; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clifton:

  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Clifton:

  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)

Clifton fatal accident list:

Oct 15, 2013 05:54 PM, Cr-645, Lat: 38.777386, Lon: -77.383694, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.8mTotal length
  • $390,000Total costs
  • 5,462Total average daily traffic
  • 13Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,923Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.25 Mi Ne Of Rt 697 And Rt 627 (Lat: 38.311250 Lon: -78.003611), Call Sign: WNNP516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.162 MHz, 857.162 MHz, 858.162 MHz, 859.162 MHz, 860.162 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/14/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2012, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 38.799028 Lon: -77.419833, Call Sign: WQAT226,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.775 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 468.312 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2004, Expiration Date: 08/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2014, Certifier: Corey Haney, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 38.799028 Lon: -77.419833, Call Sign: WQVI905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.775 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 468.312 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2015, Expiration Date: 02/26/2025, Certifier: Jeffrey B Webster, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • VA2812, 12465 Henderson Road (Lat: 38.766722 Lon: -77.375167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WQFZ553,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2016, Expiration Date: 11/16/2026, Certifier: Ashwin Mohan, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • IVAKOTA, 12895 Clifton Creek Drive (Lat: 38.779972 Lon: -77.397250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQNK895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2011, Expiration Date: 03/09/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2012, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility, LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • ROBEYS MILL, 12700 Popes Head Road (Lat: 38.811194 Lon: -77.386250), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQTR914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2014, Expiration Date: 04/01/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • North End Of Jefferson Street (Lat: 37.837056 Lon: -79.820306), Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: KWT845, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clifton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$728,00013$423,231
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$506,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$457,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$469,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$156,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4909.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2001
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$450,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4909.00

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

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of fire incidents - 40 took place in 2016, and the least - 10 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Clifton, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.7%), and Structure Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clifton, VA
    • 10542.7%Outside Fires
    • 9839.8%Structure Fires
    • 3313.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 104.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clifton, VA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clifton, VA
  • 40.3%Electricity
  • 26.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clifton, VA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Clifton compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Clifton on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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