Latest Data (2018)
Population 85,273
Nationwide Rank 396

Quick Facts

Clifton, New Jersey is the 396th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Clifton, New Jersey is a city.

Clifton, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Clifton had its largest population ever.

Clifton, New Jersey's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Clifton, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
386 Fayetteville, Arkansas 86,751 46.0%
387 Redwood City, California 86,200 14.2%
388 Whittier, California 86,064 2.6%
389 Duluth, Minnesota 85,884 -0.4%
390 Avondale, Arizona 85,835 130.3%
391 Lake Forest, California 85,623 12.5%
392 Bloomington, Minnesota 85,578 0.5%
393 Bryan, Texas 85,445 29.6%
394 Newport Beach, California 85,326 7.9%
395 Hemet, California 85,275 43.5%
396 Clifton, New Jersey 85,273 7.8%
397 Hoover, Alabama 85,108 34.2%
398 Largo, Florida 84,996 14.0%
399 Bloomington, Indiana 84,981 19.5%
400 Mission, Texas 84,827 82.6%
401 Danbury, Connecticut 84,730 12.8%
402 Alhambra, California 84,649 -0.6%
403 New Braunfels, Texas 84,612 119.2%
404 Santa Fe, New Mexico 84,612 33.6%
405 Johns Creek, Georgia 84,310 39.0%
406 Troy, Michigan 84,272 4.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
180 Paterson 145,627 -2.4%
215 Elizabeth 128,885 6.6%
396 Clifton 85,273 7.8%
407 Trenton 83,974 -1.6%
486 Camden 73,973 -7.2%
516 Passaic 69,948 3.0%
528 Union City 68,520 2.1%
575 Bayonne 65,083 5.2%
583 East Orange 64,457 -7.5%
630 Vineland 59,966 7.4%
683 New Brunswick 56,100 16.1%
732 Hoboken 53,455 38.1%
739 West New York 52,990 15.2%
746 Perth Amboy 51,928 9.6%
765 Plainfield 50,693 5.9%
865 Sayreville 44,556 9.9%
867 Hackensack 44,522 3.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 85,273 396
2017 86,607 384
2016 85,845 384
2015 86,334 378
2014 85,927 373
2013 85,390 368
2012 84,722 367
2011 84,604 364
2010 84,136 362
2009 78,224 390
2008 77,812 389
2007 77,762 383
2006 78,057 377
2005 78,325 369
2004 78,345 369
2003 78,785 361
2002 79,009 359
2001 79,151 356
2000 79,078 351
1990 72,008 317