Cliffside, North Carolina Population 2024

141

Cliffside is a city located in Cleveland County and Rutherford County North Carolina. Cliffside has a 2024 population of 141. Cliffside is currently declining at a rate of -50% annually and its population has decreased by -80.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 707 in 2020.

The average household income in Cliffside is $47,895 with a poverty rate of 5.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cliffside is 52.4 years, 52.6 years for males, and 52.2 years for females.

Cliffside Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cliffside was:

  • White: 89.15%
  • Black or African American: 10.85%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
60.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-80.06% (-566)
The current population of Cliffside, North Carolina is 141 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 707.

Cliffside, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37889.15%
Black or African American4610.85%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Cliffside Population by Race

Cliffside Population Pyramid 2024

Cliffside Median Age

52.4

Total

52.6

Male

52.2

Female

Cliffside Adults

There are 421 adults, (87 of whom are seniors) in Cliffside.

Cliffside Age Dependency

26.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cliffside Sex Ratio

Female13732.31%
Male28767.69%

Cliffside Population by Age

Cliffside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2151.9784.715.3
Non Family94077.722.3
Married781.8884.615.4
Male414.321000
Female231000

2.71

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cliffside Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade278.18%
High School Graduate18957.27%
Some College4814.55%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree5416.36%
Graduate Degree123.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cliffside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cliffside Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White28425766
Black46460

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.24%.

Cliffside Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$74,911$85,396$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$74,911

Average Earnings

$85,396

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Cliffside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cliffside Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cliffside Language

100% of Cliffside residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Cliffside Language

Cliffside Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White378246.35%

5.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cliffside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cliffside is White, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cliffside is White, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.19%.

Cliffside Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater19.7%
High School5.82%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Cliffside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cliffside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cliffside Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$34,111$47,895
Families-$53,941
Married Families$33,750$-999,999,999
Non Families-$39,490

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cliffside Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cliffside Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cliffside Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Cliffside Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cliffside Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Cliffside Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7421
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Cliffside Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White215.6%

Cliffside Veterans by Race

Cliffside Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cliffside Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

20.7%

Labor Force Participation

20.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Cliffside Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cliffside Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cliffside Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.08%

Born in Cliffside

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Cliffside residents were born in the United States, with 57.08% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cliffside Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024141-141-50%
2023282-142-33.49%
2022424-145-25.48%
2021569-138-19.52%
2020707426.32%
2019665480259.46%
2018185-73-28.29%
2017258-73-22.05%
201633141.22%
2015327-11-3.25%
2014338-107-24.04%
2013445-33-6.9%
2012478368.14%
2011442-169-27.66%
201061100%

Cliffside Population by Year