Statewide Claims to Fame

Clifton is 5th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Clifton is 5th in New Jersey out of 192 other cities in Current population (2012)

Clifton is 6th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales

Clifton is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Households

Clifton is 7th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

Clifton is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Size in square miles

Clifton, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Clifton Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 84,722 5th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.3 14th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 7,472.1 41st 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Clifton Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 101st 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.0% 152nd 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.9% 119th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Clifton Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.2% 173rd 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 30.8% 142nd 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Clifton Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 69.6% 171st 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.9% 118th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 41st 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 8.9% 77th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 219th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.6% 51st 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 31.9% 33rd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 53.3% 187th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Clifton Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.8% 104th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 35.6% 33rd 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Clifton Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 31,946 7th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 48.0% 58th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 29,333 6th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.9% 174th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $361,000 121st $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.8 90th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Clifton Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $30,378 174th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $63,106 170th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 8.6% 81st 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Clifton Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 8,899 5th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,263,379 6th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,247 54th $14,453 $12,990

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