Clifton, Monroe County, Wisconsin

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Clifton, Wisconsin
Location of Clifton, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Location of Clifton, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°51′55″N 90°22′4″W / 43.86528°N 90.36778°W / 43.86528; -90.36778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total34.1 sq mi (88.3 km2)
 • Land34.1 sq mi (88.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,142 ft (348 m)
 • Total693
 • Density20.3/sq mi (7.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-15550[2]
GNIS feature ID1582980[1]

Clifton is a town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 693 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Clifton is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.1 square miles (88.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 693 people, 191 households, and 762 families residing in the town. The population density was 20.3 people per square mile (7.8/km²). There were 233 housing units at an average density of 6.8 per square mile (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 29.42% White, 70.00% African American, 0.43% from other races, and 0.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 391 households out of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.0% were married couples living together, 1.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.7% were non-families. 12.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.63 and the average family size was 3.99.

In the town, the population was spread out with 40.5% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females, there were 114.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,932, and the median income for a family was $55,972. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,402. About 25.2% of families and 39.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 58.3% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 43°52′45″N 90°21′24″W / 43.87917°N 90.35667°W / 43.87917; -90.35667


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.