Clifton is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,673 people and just one neighborhood, Clifton is the 189th largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Clifton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clifton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clifton who work in sales jobs (13.65%), personal care services (8.86%) and food service (8.49%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.91% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Clifton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Clifton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Clifton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Clifton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Clifton may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Clifton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.