Latest Data (2016)
Population 85,845
Nationwide Rank 384

Quick Facts

Clifton, New Jersey is the 384th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Clifton, New Jersey is a city.

Clifton, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Clifton had its largest population ever.

Clifton, New Jersey's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Clifton, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
374 Edinburg, Texas 87,650 79.1%
375 Reading, Pennsylvania 87,575 7.7%
376 Bellingham, Washington 87,574 29.1%
377 Citrus Heights, California 87,432 2.4%
378 Whittier, California 86,883 3.6%
379 Ogden, Utah 86,701 11.8%
380 Newport Beach, California 86,688 9.6%
381 Champaign, Illinois 86,637 22.9%
382 Duluth, Minnesota 86,293 0.0%
383 O'Fallon, Missouri 86,274 69.4%
384 Clifton, New Jersey 85,845 8.5%
385 Alhambra, California 85,474 0.3%
386 Bloomington, Minnesota 85,319 0.2%
387 Palm Coast, Florida 85,109 156.4%
388 Danbury, Connecticut 84,992 13.1%
389 Hoover, Alabama 84,978 34.0%
390 Redwood City, California 84,950 12.5%
391 Bloomington, Indiana 84,465 18.8%
392 Hemet, California 84,281 41.8%
393 Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 84,170 72.2%
394 Trenton, New Jersey 84,056 -1.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
178 Paterson 147,000 -1.5%
214 Elizabeth 128,640 6.4%
384 Clifton 85,845 8.5%
394 Trenton 84,056 -1.5%
469 Camden 74,420 -6.7%
499 Passaic 70,635 4.0%
506 Union City 69,296 3.3%
545 Bayonne 66,238 7.1%
558 East Orange 64,789 -7.1%
611 Vineland 60,525 8.4%
658 New Brunswick 56,910 17.7%
697 Hoboken 54,379 40.4%
709 West New York 53,343 16.0%
724 Perth Amboy 52,499 10.8%
752 Plainfield 50,636 5.8%
841 Sayreville 44,905 10.8%
843 Hackensack 44,756 4.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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