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Clifton is a city in Bosque County.

The community was named for a nearby cliff.

The latitude of Clifton is 31.782N. The longitude is -97.576W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,609.


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Median household income
Local
$29,867
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clifton demographic reports
Clifton is on the Bosque River.
Former and merged names include:
· Cliff Town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clifton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Whitney State Park
Historic sites and museums: Bosque Memorial Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Clifton residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $14,823, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Clifton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Clifton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $316.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $769.


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Libraries in Clifton include Nellie Pederson Civic Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Clifton include Clifton Record

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Bosque County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clifton political report.

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The average commute time for Clifton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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