Clifton, Arizona Population 2024

3,657

Clifton is a city located in Greenlee County Arizona. Clifton has a 2024 population of 3,657. It is also the county seat of Greenlee County.Clifton is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -6.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,915 in 2020.

The average household income in Clifton is $91,683 with a poverty rate of 8.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clifton is 25.9 years, 22.4 years for males, and 30.6 years for females.

Clifton Demographics

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

  • White: 73.15%
  • Two or more races: 18.97%
  • Native American: 5.01%
  • Black or African American: 2.53%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
14.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
250.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.59% (-258)
The current population of Clifton, Arizona is 3,657 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,915.

Clifton, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,83073.15%
Two or more races73418.97%
Native American1945.01%
Black or African American982.53%
Other race130.34%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clifton Population by Race

Clifton Population Pyramid 2024

Clifton Median Age

25.9

Total

22.4

Male

30.6

Female

Clifton Adults

There are 2,501 adults, (262 of whom are seniors) in Clifton.

Clifton Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clifton Sex Ratio

Female1,86948.31%
Male2,00051.69%

Clifton Population by Age

Clifton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1133.4439.960.1
Married5964.3123.576.5
Non Family2661.1272.927.1
Female1623.867.932.1
Male893.920100
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4.1

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

39.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clifton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clifton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clifton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 41.18%.

Clifton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,024

Average Earnings

$61,806

Average Male

$35,320

Average Female

Clifton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clifton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clifton Language

76.47% of Clifton residents speak only English, while 23.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.62% of the population.

Clifton Language

Clifton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native18011664.44%
Hispanic2,280823.6%
Black987071.43%
White1,274483.77%
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8.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.98%

Male Poverty Rate

8.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clifton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clifton is Black, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clifton is Hispanic, with 3.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.03%.

Clifton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.87%
Some College7.98%
High School6.74%
Bachelors or Greater
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Clifton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.75%
Female Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Clifton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clifton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clifton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Clifton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clifton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clifton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clifton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

71

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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Clifton Veterans by War

count

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Clifton Veterans by Age

count

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Clifton Veterans by Race

Clifton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clifton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clifton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clifton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clifton 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

68.13%

Born in Clifton

94.86%

Native Born

5.14%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

4.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.86% of Clifton residents were born in the United States, with 68.13% having been born in Arizona. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clifton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,372-57-1.66%
20283,429-57-1.64%
20273,486-57-1.61%
20263,543-57-1.58%
20253,600-57-1.56%
20243,657-57-1.53%
20233,714-57-1.51%
20223,771-57-1.49%
20213,828-87-2.22%
20203,9152185.9%
20193,697220.6%
20183,675-2-0.05%
20173,677-67-1.79%
20163,744391.05%
20153,705802.21%
20143,6251614.65%
20133,464491.43%
20123,415631.88%
20113,352812.48%
20103,27167526%
20002,596-244-8.59%
19902,840-1,405-33.1%
19804,245-842-16.55%
19705,08789621.38%
19604,19172520.92%
19503,46679829.91%
19402,668-1,495-35.91%
19204,163-711-14.59%
19104,874
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Clifton Population by Year