Clifton, Ohio

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Clifton,
Village
Location of Clifton, Ohio
Location of Clifton, Ohio
Detailed map of Clifton
Detailed map of Clifton
Coordinates: 39°47′49″N 83°49′34″W / 39.79694°N 83.82611°W / 39.79694; -83.82611Coordinates: 39°47′49″N 83°49′34″W / 39.79694°N 83.82611°W / 39.79694; -83.82611
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Greene, Clark
Area[1]
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 152
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 153
 • Density 844.4/sq mi (326.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45316
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-16056[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048607[2]
Clifton Mill is a popular draw at Christmas time

Clifton is a village in Clark and Greene Counties in the U.S. state of Ohio and is home to the Clifton Mill, one of the largest water powered grist mills still in existence. The population was 152 at the 2010 census.

The Greene County portion of Clifton is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Clark County portion is part of the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Clifton was platted in 1833. It is named from the cliffs on the Little Miami River contained within its borders.[6]

Geography[edit]

Clifton is located at 39°47′49″N 83°49′34″W / 39.79694°N 83.82611°W / 39.79694; -83.82611 (39.796992, -83.826093).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), of which, 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 152 people, 64 households, and 39 families residing in the village. The population density was 844.4 inhabitants per square mile (326.0/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 444.4 per square mile (171.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.1% White, 2.6% African American, 1.3% Asian, and 3.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 64 households of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.1% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the village was 45.5 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19% were from 25 to 44; 37.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 179 people, 71 households, and 51 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,011.8 people per square mile (384.0/km²). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 452.2 per square mile (171.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 88.83% White, 1.68% African American, 1.12% Native American, and 8.38% from two or more races.

There were 71 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,679, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $43,750 versus $33,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $24,073. About 7.1% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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