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Clifton
Village
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Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Iroquois
Township Chebanse
Area
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Land 0.88 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,226
ZIP code 60927
Area code(s) 815
GNIS feature ID 0406252, 2397649

Clifton is a village in Chebanse Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,317 at the 2000 census, and 1,226 in 2009.

History

The village of Clifton takes its name from the Clifton Hotel in Chicago.

Geography

Clifton is located at 40°56′5″N 87°56′1″W / 40.93472°N 87.93361°W / 40.93472; -87.93361 (40.934592, -87.933535).

According to the 2010 census, Clifton has a total area of 0.88 square miles (2.28 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 474
1890 474 0.0%
1900 652 37.6%
1910 634 −2.8%
1920 638 0.6%
1930 589 −7.7%
1940 580 −1.5%
1950 734 26.6%
1960 1,018 38.7%
1970 1,339 31.5%
1980 1,390 3.8%
1990 1,347 −3.1%
2000 1,317 −2.2%
2010 1,468 11.5%
Est. 2015 1,410 −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,317 people, 519 households, and 367 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,485.1 people per square mile (571.3/km²). There were 542 housing units at an average density of 611.2 per square mile (235.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.16% White, 0.30% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 519 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $47,216, and the median income for a family was $55,347. Males had a median income of $40,938 versus $25,577 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,618. About 2.4% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.


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