Located in New Jersey, United States, the city of Clifton is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The character of Clifton is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. Most areas in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area are quiet, as the streets are quite calm - although that is not the case closer to one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is easy to access parks from the majority of locations in the city and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit.
In Clifton, roughly 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about two thirds of the units in Clifton while the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this city took place pre-1960.
It is a rather short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in Clifton. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. As far as eating is concerned, it is very often an option for home buyers in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area to shop for groceries on foot. Likewise, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and house buyers are served by around 40 cafes as well. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores.
It is convenient for pedestrians to navigate this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area; carrying out daily needs is very easy by walking, and plenty of businesses are reasonably close by. A car is a very good medium of transportation in Clifton. It is easy to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, the public transit network in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is not particularly practical. Nevertheless, property owners can count on the Delawanna Station and Clifton Station on the Main-Bergen County Line and Port Jervis Line. There are about 10 bus lines crossing the city, and bus stops are usually nearby.