Clifton, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Clifton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Clifton Census Designated Place had a population of 592 as of July 1, 2015. Clifton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clifton is located at latitude 34.986 and longitude -81.8204 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the Clifton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Clifton Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clifton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clifton: Clifton Mill Village.

Clifton Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map

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Clifton, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 592
Population in Households 590
Population in Familes 475
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 552
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 144
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $125,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,050
Average Household Income $48,866
Per Capita Income $19,883
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.73% 1.44%
Households 1.8% 1.47%
Families 0.54% 1.22%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Clifton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clifton to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 279 30th
Population Density1 # 219 45th
Diversity Index2 # 317 20th
Median Household Income # 283 29th
Per Capita Income # 170 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.