|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Clifton Forge is 3,478. Clifton Forge, Virginia is the 5,818th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Clifton Forge was in 1990, when its population was 4,679. In 1990, Clifton Forge was the 4,240th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,818th largest city in the US. Clifton Forge is currently 25.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Clifton Forge has shrunk 18.7% since the year 2000. Clifton Forge, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5813||Eagle Lake, Texas||3,484||-4.8%|
|5818||Clifton Forge, Virginia||3,478||-18.7%|
|5819||Spring City, Pennsylvania||3,478||5.1%|
|5821||Gibson City, Illinois||3,476||2.9%|
|5822||Milbank, South Dakota||3,474||-4.3%|
|5823||West Point, Nebraska||3,473||-5.0%|
|5824||Broken Bow, Nebraska||3,466||-1.0%|
The total voting age population of Clifton Forge, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,747. The voting age population is 45.2% male and 54.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.5% of the residents of Clifton Forge are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Clifton Forge are 79.9% White, 16.3% Black, 1.8% Other, 1.7% Two or more races and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 2.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Clifton Forge, 32.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 45.8%. On a per-household basis, 27.4% of families are below the poverty line in Clifton Forge.
Among those aged 16 and older, 44.8% of Clifton Forge residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.7% of Clifton Forge residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Clifton Forge residents aged 5 and older, 2.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Clifton Forge is 10.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Clifton Forge, 20.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Clifton Forge is $33,523.
In Clifton Forge, 57.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.8% of housing units in Clifton Forge.
Of all the housing units in Clifton Forge, 39.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Clifton Forge, 2.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Clifton Forge is $653.
In Clifton Forge, 64.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.