Clifton, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 86,607 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 41,577  (48.0%)
Females: 45,030  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

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

Clifton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,387 (it was $50,619 in 2000)
Clifton:

$70,387
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,337 (it was $23,638 in 2000)

Clifton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $337,300 (it was $183,600 in 2000)
Clifton:

$337,300
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,197; detached houses: $345,559; townhouses or other attached units: $303,612; in 2-unit structures: $315,355; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $266,212; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $279,988

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,335.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clifton: 120.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.4% for Black residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.2% for American Indian residents, 48.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clifton, NJ (2017)
    • 35,60941.1%White alone
    • 34,89040.3%Hispanic
    • 10,17011.7%Asian alone
    • 4,4725.2%Black alone
    • 1,3391.5%Two or more races
    • 1330.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Clifton, New Jersey as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clifton is 3,061 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Clifton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(11.2)
2
(2.5)
5
(6.3)
9
(11.5)
10
(12.8)
10
(11.8)
13
(15.4)
12
(14.1)
6
(7.0)
8
(9.3)
7
(8.1)
8
(9.3)
3
(3.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
85
(106.1)
78
(97.5)
108
(136.3)
84
(107.4)
101
(129.3)
101
(119.6)
80
(94.5)
57
(67.0)
71
(82.7)
75
(87.0)
83
(96.1)
73
(84.4)
43
(50.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
73
(91.1)
98
(122.5)
108
(136.3)
101
(129.2)
86
(110.1)
102
(120.8)
91
(107.5)
106
(124.7)
108
(125.8)
116
(134.5)
112
(129.7)
103
(119.1)
50
(58.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
305
(380.7)
361
(451.3)
389
(490.8)
297
(379.9)
294
(376.3)
311
(368.4)
358
(422.7)
358
(421.1)
228
(265.7)
260
(301.5)
202
(234.0)
191
(220.9)
162
(189.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,285
(1,604)
1,259
(1,574)
1,319
(1,664)
1,446
(1,850)
1,219
(1,560)
1,131
(1,340)
1,080
(1,275)
1,060
(1,247)
1,092
(1,272)
1,111
(1,289)
991
(1,148)
1,086
(1,256)
1,096
(1,278)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
299
(373.2)
291
(363.8)
202
(254.9)
194
(248.1)
180
(230.4)
196
(232.2)
141
(166.5)
103
(121.1)
107
(124.7)
114
(132.2)
115
(133.2)
109
(126.1)
96
(112.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(3.7)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.5)
4
(5.1)
8
(10.2)
12
(14.2)
3
(3.5)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.3)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
4
(4.6)
1
(1.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)184.7181.9194.5200.5178.2172.2156.0145.4137.4146.0134.2132.3105.2

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City-data.com crime index in Clifton, NJ

Crime rate in Clifton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 188 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Polish (7.8%), Italian (7.4%), American (5.8%), Jordanian (2.1%), Palestinian (1.8%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 233 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 7,668 people per square mile   (high).

Clifton, New Jersey map

31,532 residents are foreign born (18.8% Latin America, 6.7% Asia, 6.6% Europe).

This city:

36.5%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,124 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,227 (2.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 74.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,886 (-13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,550 (20.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Clifton, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clifton, NJ in 2017
Clifton satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2016: 27 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $214,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Clifton, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Clifton, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Clifton, NJ
Historical housing units in Clifton, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +6,570 (+9.1%).
Most common industries in Clifton, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Clifton, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (2.8%)
  • Computer specialists (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Clifton, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clifton, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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 99.8. This is worse than average.

City:

99.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.310. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.310
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.430. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.430
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.05
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

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 (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clifton topographic map

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 (Full-time enrollment: 710; Location: 346 LEXINGTON AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.americaninstitute.com)
  • Star Career Academy-Clifton (Full-time enrollment: 311; Location: 1230 Main Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.starcareeracademy.com)
  • Capri Institute of Hair Design-Clifton (Full-time 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

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Clifton:

Marital status in Clifton, NJ
  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Clifton:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Clifton:

(Clifton, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Clifton, NJ (based on Passaic County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

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.
New Jersey:

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

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

8.1%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 138$1,429,001$124,26115$13,734
Firefighters 133$1,107,229$99,9003$6,718
Streets and Highways 43$271,676$75,8170$0
Police - Other 25$139,550$66,98485$91,767
Local Libraries 24$128,925$64,46337$39,125
Parks and Recreation 22$136,987$74,72025$15,427
Financial Administration 19$123,897$78,2512$7,292
Judicial and Legal 15$94,235$75,38811$18,468
Welfare 13$74,340$68,6224$7,275
Solid Waste Management 11$57,161$62,3572$5,386
Health 10$59,064$70,87715$30,749
Other Government Administration 10$75,356$90,42725$19,513
Other and Unallocable 9$51,570$68,7606$23,128
Sewerage 9$55,615$74,1530$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 7$25,079$42,9932$6,706
Fire - Other 3$13,504$54,0161$1,168
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 491$3,843,189$93,927233$286,456

Clifton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $8,084,000 ($93.34)
    Sewerage: $3,011,000 ($34.77)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $33,499,000 ($386.79)
    Police Protection: $21,031,000 ($242.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,452,000 ($189.96)
    Sewerage: $7,780,000 ($89.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,900,000 ($56.58)
    Libraries: $3,093,000 ($35.71)
    Central Staff Services: $3,037,000 ($35.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,961,000 ($34.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,751,000 ($20.22)
    Financial Administration: $1,534,000 ($17.71)
    Health - Other: $1,200,000 ($13.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,190,000 ($13.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,061,000 ($12.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $864,000 ($9.98)
    Natural Resources - Other: $812,000 ($9.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,941,000 ($22.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,214,000 ($545.15)

Clifton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,474,000 ($120.94)
    Other: $1,678,000 ($19.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $295,000 ($3.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $145,000 ($1.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,236,000 ($25.82)
    Other: $391,000 ($4.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $641,000 ($7.40)
    Health and Hospitals: $141,000 ($1.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,489,000 ($17.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $634,000 ($7.32)
    Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($1.45)
    Rents: $29,000 ($0.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,053,000 ($116.08)
    Other: $676,000 ($7.81)
    Highways: $515,000 ($5.95)
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000 ($1.45)
  • Tax - Property: $83,432,000 ($963.34)
    Other License: $2,324,000 ($26.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,029,000 ($11.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $288,000 ($3.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $213,000 ($2.46)

Clifton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,100,000 ($774.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,609,000 ($699.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,491,000 ($74.95)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $15,052,000 ($173.80)
    Beginning: $10,372,000 ($119.76)

Clifton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,721,000 ($216.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,598,000 ($295.57)

4.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.01%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bergen County, NJ  1.29% ($68,784 average AGI)
from Essex County, NJ  0.54% ($63,377)
from Morris County, NJ  0.40% ($84,254)


5.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($400 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.23% ($58,806 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.62% ($74,968)
to Essex County, NJ  0.60% ($75,079)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Clifton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 165Number of bridges
  • 1,391ft / 424mTotal length
  • $67,430,000Total costs
  • 7,877,620Total average daily traffic
  • 245,355Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Clifton, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 31900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 191930-1939
  • 171940-1949
  • 721950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clifton, NJ
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 in Clifton, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clifton, NJ - Value

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clifton, NJ
  • 87.8%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clifton, NJ
  • 80.4%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


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 significantly 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+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #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+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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