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Clifton is a city in Washington County. (The community straddles Washington and Clay counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for a government surveyor
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Clifton. For links to other places called Clifton, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Clifton is 39.567N. The longitude is -97.278W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,302 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 520.
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32% of Clifton residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $13,962, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Clifton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Clifton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $177. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $421.
Libraries in Clifton include Clifton Public Library ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clifton political report.
The average commute time for Clifton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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