|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Clifton is 89,367. Clifton, New Jersey is the 383rd largest city in the US.
Clifton is located entirely in Passaic County.
The peak population of Clifton was in 2020, when its population was 90,031. In 2020, Clifton was the 378th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 383rd largest city in the US. Clifton is currently 0.7% smaller than it was in 2020.
Clifton has grown 13.0% since the 2000. Clifton, New Jersey's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Clifton has a population density of 7,472.1 people per square mile.
|378||Trenton, New Jersey||90,457||5.9%|
|382||Fort Smith, Arkansas||89,576||11.0%|
|383||Clifton, New Jersey||89,367||13.0%|
|387||San Leandro, California||88,868||11.4%|
|388||Greenville, North Carolina||88,728||41.3%|
The total voting age population of Clifton, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 57,586. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.3% of the residents of Clifton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Clifton are 68.0% White, 13.9% Other, 9.5% Asian, 5.3% Black, 2.7% Two or more races, 0.5% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 38.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Clifton, 9.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.2%. On a per-household basis, 6.5% of families are below the poverty line in Clifton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.3% of Clifton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.4% of Clifton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.7% have a bachelor's degree and 10.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Clifton residents aged 5 and older, 55.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 33.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 11.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 5.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Clifton is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Clifton, 12.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Clifton is $76,646.
In Clifton, 58.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.0% of housing units in Clifton.
Of all the housing units in Clifton, 26.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Clifton, 6.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Clifton is $1,409.
In Clifton, 82.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.