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.
Unlike some cities, Clifton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clifton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clifton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clifton who work in office and administrative support (15.94%), management occupations (10.71%), and food service (8.13%).
One of the benefits of Clifton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.72 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Clifton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Clifton rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.47% 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 $24,440, 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 $97,760 for a family of four. However, Clifton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clifton is a somewhat 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 27.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clifton include Irish, Norwegian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Clifton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.