Clifton, Ohio

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.

Clifton, Ohio
Location of Clifton, Ohio
Detailed map of Clifton
Coordinates: 39°47′49″N 83°49′34″W
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountiesGreene, Clark
Area
  Total0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
  Land0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
  Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation1,004 ft (306 m)
Population
  Total152
  Estimate 
(2018[4])
151
  Density844.4/sq mi (326.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45316
Area code(s)937
FIPS code39-16056[5]
GNIS feature ID1048607[2]

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

As early as 1827, the area was referred to as Patterson's Mills.[6] Clifton was platted in 1840, and named for the nearby cliffs on the Little Miami River.[7] A post office called Clifton has been in operation since 1832.[8]

Geography

Clifton is located at 39°47′49″N 83°49′34″W (39.796992, -83.826093).[9]

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

Historical population
CensusPop.
1850258
186028410.1%
1870253−10.9%
188031022.5%
1890270−12.9%
1900262−3.0%
1910239−8.8%
1920214−10.5%
1930190−11.2%
1940187−1.6%
195022017.6%
19602304.5%
1970216−6.1%
1980182−15.7%
1990165−9.3%
20001798.5%
2010152−15.1%
Est. 2018151[4]−0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census

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

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.

Notable people

References

  1. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-06-26. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 4, 2019.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. Rockel, William Mahlon (1908). 20th Century History of Springfield, and Clark County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 321.
  7. "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 12 March 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  8. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
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