Clifton, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clifton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Clifton Census Designated Place had a population of 601 as of July 1, 2017. 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 (GNIS ID: 2629821) 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.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Clifton Census Designated Place is located within Cowpens Division of Spartanburg County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clifton: Clifton Mill Village.

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Clifton, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 601
Daytime Population: Workers 8
Daytime Population: Residents 331
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 339
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 600
Population in Familes 482
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 560
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $43,574
Average Household Income $55,142
Per Capita Income $22,362


Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $88,500
Average Home Value $169,608


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.46% 1.33%
Households 1.55% 1.2%
Families 0.49% 1.21%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Clifton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clifton to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 221 44th
Diversity Index # 322 19th
Median Household Income # 147 63rd
Per Capita Income # 146 63rd

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