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Clifton is a town in Fairfax County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named for the Wyckliffe family, English landholders
The latitude of Clifton is 38.78N. The longitude is -77.386W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 197 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 200.
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10% of Clifton residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clifton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clifton was $47,459, compared with $21,587 nationally.
55% of Clifton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Clifton include Clifton Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Clifton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $950. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,804.
Fairfax County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clifton political report.
The average commute time for Clifton workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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