Clifton, Tennessee

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Clifton, Tennessee

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High Points

Clifton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Clifton Well-Paid Single Men
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Clifton Low Property Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Clifton Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Clifton Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Clifton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Clifton, Tennessee

Comparing Clifton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 9
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 4
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 7
Median Family Income 3 4
People Above Poverty 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 5 7

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Clifton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles E of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 38425
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.386
Longitude -87.995

Clifton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches
Station LINDEN 2
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Station SELMER
Distance 37.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
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Clifton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,699 100%
Male 2,291 84.9%
Female 408 15.1%
Under 18 188 7%
18+ 2,511 93%
65+ 158 5.9%
Median Age 34.7
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,611 59.7%
African-American 1,064 39.4%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 12 0.4%
Mixed Race 8 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 0.9%

Estimated Clifton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,679
Growth -20
Growth % -0.7%

Clifton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 42.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.6%
Irish 10.7%
English 8.4%
German 7%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Scottish 2%
Italian 1.7%
European 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Swiss 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clifton 2,699 $35,000
Decaturville 859 $37,857
Linden 1,015 $31,000
Saltillo 342 $26,250
Sardis 445 $40,156
Scotts Hill 894 $36,125
Waynesboro 2,228 $33,917
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Clifton High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 320 students.

Clifton Colleges

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Whiteville, Tennessee 86.3   32.6% 6.9% 9% 28 $28,603 2.5% 62% 3,148 18.7% 8.6 0.8% 2.5
2. Brent, Alabama 85.4   31.5% 9.6% 7.2% 28 $34,375 5.2% 51.1% 4,024 41.6% 14.2 1.3% 5.5
3. Clio, Alabama 84.8   32.1% 7.3% 3.5% 30 $23,594 3.1% 62.7% 2,206 40.5% 5.4 1.5% 1.4
4. Fairfax, South Carolina 80   33.3% 11.3% 7.2% 26 $26,097 5.4% 74.3% 3,206 37.8% 9.1 1.3% 3.7
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