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Demographics

People

Total Population3,792
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens24.2%
Employed Population 16+1,300
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married43.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,962
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,461
% Above Poverty Level70.8%
% Below Poverty Level29.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone38.9%
Median Gross Rent$631
Median House Value$86,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.7%
German11.4%
English6.8%
Irish6.2%
Scottish3.9%
French Except Basque3.2%
Italian1.6%
Welsh0.8%
Dutch0.7%
African0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Greek0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Clifton Forge Almanac

CategoryValue
County Alleghany County
Standard Zip Codes24422
Phone Area Codes540
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.82
Approximate Longitude-79.82

Clifton Forge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCOVINGTON FILTER PLANT
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 43 F
Apr Temp38 to 68 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 70 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationGATHRIGHT DAM
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 65 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationLEXINGTON
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp21 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 68 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 69 F
Annual Precip39.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buchanan1,094$63,333
Covington5,650$48,194
Fincastle421$66,250
Goshen398$35,313
Iron Gate321$47,727
Lexington7,036$67,457

Clifton Forge Public Libraries

Clifton Forge Public Library
535 CHURCH STREET
Clifton Forge, Virginia
(540) 863-2519

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Clifton Forge Public Schools

Jackson River Gov. Sch.
Dabney S. Lancaster Community, 1000 Dabney Drive
ZIP: 24422
(540) 863-2841
Sharon Elem
100 Sharon School Circle
ZIP: 24422
(540) 863-1712
Primary
Total Enrollment 198
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Historic Clifton Forge

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James River Water Gap (Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, Clifton Forge) between 1900 and 1915

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James River Water Gap (Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, Clifton Forge) between 1900 and 1915

Iron Mountains & water gap near Clifton Forge (Clifton Forge) between 1900 and 1910

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