The Town of Clifton Forge had a population of 3,750 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Clifton Forge is located at latitude 37.8162 and longitude -79.8245 in Alleghany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Clifton Forge encompass a land area of 3.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Alleghany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,083 feet.
The Town of Clifton Forge has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Clifton Forge: Clifton Force, Cliftonforge, Cliftons Forge, Williamson, Williamson's Station.
|Total Population||3,750 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,632 (96.9%)|
|Population in Families||2,693 (71.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||118 ( 3.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$35,279|
|Average Household Income||$51,403|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,133|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,075 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||937 (45.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||713 (34.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||424 (20.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$106,743|
|Average Home Value||$123,854|
|Housing Affordability Index3||199|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.21%|
|Per Capita Income||2.12%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.3%|
The table below compares Clifton Forge to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 217||64th|
|Population Density||# 203||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 548||8th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 456||77th|
|Per Capita Income||# 472||21st|
|Diversity Index||# 419||30th|
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