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The City of Clifton had a population of 3,373 as of July 1, 2016. Clifton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clifton is located at latitude 31.782 and longitude -97.5819 in Bosque County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clifton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bosque County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 673 feet.

The City of Clifton (GNIS ID: 2409484) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Clifton is located within Clifton Division of Bosque County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clifton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Clifton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,373
Population in Households 3,147
Population in Familes 2,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 226
Population Density1 1,650
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 1,302
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 824
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 786 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 516 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $85,972
Average Home Value $122,771


Median Household Income $38,577
Average Household Income $52,094
Per Capita Income $21,216
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.22%
Households -0.23% -0.2%
Families -0.31% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Clifton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clifton to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 519 70th
Population Density1 # 386 78th
Diversity Index2 # 431 75th
Median Household Income # 1177 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1000 43rd

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