Clifton is a city in Washington and Clay counties in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 554.
Clifton is located at 39°34′1″N 97°16′48″W / 39.56694°N 97.28°W / 39.56694; -97.28 (39.567063, -97.279982). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 557 people, 240 households, and 149 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,378.7 people per square mile (537.6/km²). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 688.1 per square mile (268.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.74% White, 0.54% Native American, and 0.72% from two or more races.