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Clifford, Michigan
Village
Location of Clifford, Michigan
Location of Clifford, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Lapeer
Area
 • Total 1.51 sq mi (3.91 km2)
 • Land 1.51 sq mi (3.91 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
827 ft (252 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 324
 • Estimate 
(2019)
319
 • Density 211.54/sq mi (81.66/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
48727
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-16420
GNIS feature ID 0623463

Clifford is a village in Lapeer County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 324 at the 2010 census. The village is within Burlington Township.

History

Construction of Clifford village began circa 1862 at an existing crossroads. Clifford was named for Clifford Lyman, the first child born in the settlement. It was incorporated as a village in 1891.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.51 square miles (3.91 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 306
1900 339 10.8%
1910 308 −9.1%
1920 327 6.2%
1930 293 −10.4%
1940 321 9.6%
1950 330 2.8%
1960 389 17.9%
1970 472 21.3%
1980 406 −14.0%
1990 354 −12.8%
2000 324 −8.5%
2010 324 0.0%
2019 (est.) 319 −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 324 people, 117 households, and 79 families living in the village. The population density was 214.6 inhabitants per square mile (82.9/km2). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 91.4 per square mile (35.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 117 households, of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.5% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.33.

The median age in the village was 39.3 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 13% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

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