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The City of Clifton had a population of 3,307 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Clifton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,307
Daytime Population: Workers 1,750
Daytime Population: Residents 2,023
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,773
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 3,116
Population in Familes 2,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density2 1,617
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $40,668
Average Household Income $54,924
Per Capita Income $22,149


Total Housing Units 1,501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 774 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 504 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $90,686
Average Home Value $125,711


Total Households 1,279
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 812
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.55% -0.08%
Households -0.44% -0.13%
Families -0.47% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

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, 2017 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 # 528 70th
Population Density # 400 77th
Diversity Index # 381 78th
Median Household Income # 1165 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1014 42nd

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