Clifton, New Jersey
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Clifton is located at 40°52'4" North, 74°9'16" West (40.867899, -74.154520)1.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 78,672 people, 30,244 households, and 20,354 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,688.1/km² (6,965.2/mi²). There are 31,060 housing units at an average density of 1,061.3/km² (2,749.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 76.22% White, 2.89% African American, 0.24% Native American, 6.44% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 9.60% from other races, and 4.57% from two or more races. 19.84% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 30,244 households out of which 28.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% are married couples living together, 11.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% are non-families. 27.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.20.
In the city the population is spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $50,619, and the median income for a family is $60,688. Males have a median income of $40,143 versus $32,090 for females. The per capita income for the city is $23,638. 6.3% of the population and 4.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.6% of those under the age of 18 and 5.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Many Polish, Albanian, and Ukrainian immigrants live in Clifton, along with a well-established Polish, Italian, and Irish working-class community. There are substantial numbers of various types of Hispanics, Arabs, Filipinos, Chinese, and Asian Indians as well.
Clifton High School  333 Colfax Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07013
Christopher Columbus Middle School  350 Piaget Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011
Woodrow Wilson Middle School  1400 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07013
School One  158 Park Slope, Clifton, NJ 07011
School Two  1270 Van Houten Ave., Clifton, NJ 07013
Non Public Schools
Sacred Heart Elementary School