Clifton is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,361 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clifton is the 451st largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Clifton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.92% of the Clifton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Clifton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Clifton who work in office and administrative support (16.88%), food service (13.89%), and healthcare (7.17%).
Clifton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Clifton rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.76% of adults 25 and older in Clifton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Clifton in 2010 was $24,567, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,268 for a family of four. However, Clifton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clifton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clifton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clifton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Clifton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clifton include German, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Clifton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.