Clifton, Colorado Population 2020

20,572

Clifton is a city located in Colorado. Clifton has a 2020 population of 20,572. Clifton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,889 in 2010. Clifton reached it's highest population of 21,270 in 2012.

The average household income in Clifton is $52,093 with a poverty rate of 25.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $858 per month, and the median house value is $138,100. The median age in Clifton is 33.4 years, 33 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.2 males.

Clifton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.04%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clifton, Colorado is 20,572, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,572.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,889.

Clifton, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,61495.34%
Two or More Races6263.04%
Some Other Race1460.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.43%
Black or African American770.37%
Asian200.10%

Clifton Population Pyramid 2020

Clifton Median Age

33.4


Total

33


Male

33.9


Female

Clifton Adults

There are 15,520 adults, (2,339 of whom are seniors) in Clifton.

Clifton Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clifton Sex Ratio

Female

10,484

50.96%

Male

10,088

49.04%

Clifton Households and Families

Clifton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clifton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Male68.8%31.2%
All64.8%35.2%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Female34.5%65.5%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0482.5664.8
Married3,3013.384
Non Family2,9861.3954.4
Female1,1552.9434.5
Male6063.4868.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clifton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5213.85%
9th to 12th Grade1,37410.16%
High School Graduate4,94036.52%
Some College3,82328.27%
Associates Degree1,3459.94%
Bachelors Degree1,2359.13%
Graduate Degree2872.12%

Clifton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,0189,7791,318
Hispanic2,3521,706204
Multiple Races211199
Other Race9494
Native American8989
Black7767
Asian2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,100$36,378$21,679
Less Than High School$19,740$32,325$14,176
High School Grad$29,817$36,221$25,328
Some College$29,750$38,183$19,932
Bachelors Degree$40,724$31,618$44,522
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,100

Average Earnings

$36,378

Average Male

$21,679

Average Female

Clifton Language

Clifton Language by Age

Clifton Language

90.40% of Clifton residents speak only English, while 9.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.17% of the population.

Clifton Poverty

Clifton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,5703,81124.48%
Hispanic4,4641,35930.44%
Multiple626609.58%
Native892426.97%
Other14696.16%

25.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.60%

Male Poverty Rate

27.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clifton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clifton is Hispanic, with 30.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clifton is Other, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.08%
High School19.25%
Bachelors or Greater18.73%
Some College18.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.03%
Male Unemployed39.02%
Female Employed18.25%
Male Employed11.19%

Clifton Income

Clifton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,009$52,093
Families$49,767$57,445
Married Families$64,845-
Non Families$29,944$39,628

Clifton Marital Status

Clifton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clifton Married by Age and Sex

Clifton 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 35-44.

Clifton Marital Status by Race

Clifton Veterans

1,543

Number of Veterans

1,433

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam542
First Gulf War324
Second Gulf War232
Korea140
World War II13
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54408
55 to 64403
65 to 74325
75+210
18 to 34197
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4799.94%
Hispanic893.06%
Indian2932.58%
2 or More267.45%
Other99.57%

$Clifton Veterans by Education

16.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clifton Employment Status

67%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Clifton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.11%

Born in Colorado

96.32%

Native Born

3.68%

Foreign Born

2.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.32% of Clifton residents were born in the United States, with 55.11% having been born in Colorado. 2.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,5720.00%
201920,5720.00%
201820,5725272.63%
201720,045240.12%
201620,021-58-0.29%
201520,079-183-0.90%
201420,262-682-3.26%
201320,944-326-1.53%
201221,2706963.38%
201120,5746853.44%
201019,8890.00%