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Industrial city

Clifton is a city in Passaic County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for a nearby cliff

The latitude of Clifton is 40.858N. The longitude is -74.164W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 187 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 79,823.


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Median household income
Local
$50,619
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 Passaic River
Former and merged names include:
· Acquackanonk
Old fur-trading center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 197. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· TV series, "The Sopranos"
Well-known residents have included:
· Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, boxer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Sports teams: New Jersey Pride (Major League Lacrosse)
Historic sites and museums: Hamilton House Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 77

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8% of Clifton residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $23,638, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% 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 $705.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,619.


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Libraries in Clifton include Alwood Branch, Clifton Public Library ... View libraries

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Passaic County supported John Kerry 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 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Clifton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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