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Clifton Ranks No. 21 On List Of Most Livable Cities In America

Runners take off from the start line at the 2014 5K Stampede through Clifton, which was ranked No 21 on a list of 50 most livable cities.
Runners take off from the start line at the 2014 5K Stampede through Clifton, which was ranked No 21 on a list of 50 most livable cities. Photo Credit: Clifton Recreation Department Facebook

CLIFTON, N.J. -- Clifton ranked No. 21 on a list of the 50 most livable cities in America, according to 24/7 Wall Street.

Over the 10 years through 2014, Clifton’s population spiked by over 18 percent, and poverty is relatively low in Clifton with 9 percent of residents living in poverty compared with a poverty rate of more than 11 percent across across New Jersey, according to 24/7 Wall Street.

Just over 15 percent of Clifton residents commute use public transportation, indicating a well-developed infrastructure , according to 24/7 Wall Street.

However, the cost of living in Clifton is high, as goods and services cost 28 percent more on average than they do across the United States,, according to 24/7 Wall Street.

Click here to read the 24/7 Wall Street report.

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