Latest Data (2017)
Population 86,607
Nationwide Rank 384

Quick Facts

Clifton, New Jersey is the 384th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Clifton, New Jersey is a city.

Clifton, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Clifton had its largest population ever.

Clifton, New Jersey's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Clifton, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
374 Fort Smith, Arkansas 88,037 9.0%
375 Citrus Heights, California 87,931 2.9%
376 Hawthorne, California 87,854 4.3%
377 Waukegan, Illinois 87,729 -0.7%
378 O'Fallon, Missouri 87,597 72.0%
379 Champaign, Illinois 87,432 24.0%
380 Ogden, Utah 87,031 12.2%
381 Whittier, California 86,838 3.5%
382 Redwood City, California 86,685 14.8%
383 Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 86,668 77.3%
384 Clifton, New Jersey 86,607 9.5%
385 Palm Coast, Florida 86,516 160.6%
386 Newport Beach, California 86,160 9.0%
387 Duluth, Minnesota 86,066 -0.1%
388 Bloomington, Minnesota 85,866 0.8%
389 Alhambra, California 85,396 0.2%
390 Fayetteville, Arkansas 85,257 43.5%
391 Danbury, Connecticut 85,246 13.4%
392 Hemet, California 85,160 43.3%
393 Bloomington, Indiana 85,071 19.7%
394 Trenton, New Jersey 84,964 -0.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
174 Paterson 148,678 -0.4%
212 Elizabeth 130,215 7.7%
384 Clifton 86,607 9.5%
394 Trenton 84,964 -0.5%
473 Camden 74,532 -6.5%
500 Passaic 71,247 4.9%
510 Union City 70,387 4.9%
538 Bayonne 67,186 8.6%
563 East Orange 65,378 -6.2%
618 Vineland 60,392 8.2%
661 New Brunswick 57,073 18.1%
689 Hoboken 55,131 42.4%
706 West New York 54,227 17.9%
733 Perth Amboy 52,823 11.5%
751 Plainfield 51,327 7.2%
846 Sayreville 45,325 11.8%
847 Hackensack 45,248 5.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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