Clifton Forge, Virginia Population 2020

3,374
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Clifton Forge is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 3,374, it is the 75th largest city in Virginia and the 5873rd largest city in the United States. Clifton Forge is currently declining at a rate of -1.95% annually and its population has decreased by -13.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,884 in 2010. Clifton Forge reached it's highest population of 6,839 in 1930. Spanning over 3 miles, Clifton Forge has a population density of 1,117 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clifton Forge is $45,669 with a poverty rate of 35.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $681 per month, and the median house value is $77,400. The median age in Clifton Forge is 44.5 years, 41.4 years for males, and 47.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Clifton Forge Demographics

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

  • White: 78.77%
  • Black or African American: 14.40%
  • Two or more races: 4.27%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clifton Forge, Virginia is 3,374, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,508.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,884.

Clifton Forge, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,83878.77%
Black or African American51914.40%
Two or More Races1544.27%
Some Other Race862.39%
Asian60.17%
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Clifton Forge Population Pyramid 2020

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Clifton Forge Median Age

44.5


Total

41.4


Male

47.2


Female

Clifton Forge Adults

There are 2,781 adults, (764 of whom are seniors) in Clifton Forge.

Clifton Forge Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clifton Forge Sex Ratio

Female

1,892

52.51%

Male

1,711

47.49%

Clifton Forge Households and Families

Clifton Forge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clifton Forge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.9%9.1%
Married73.6%26.4%
All60.7%39.3%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female47.3%52.7%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5352.2360.7
Non Family6931.2651.5
Married5042.7973.6
Female2393.3147.3
Male993.5690.9

2.87

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

9.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Clifton Forge Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade843.28%
9th to 12th Grade35713.93%
High School Graduate96537.67%
Some College52820.61%
Associates Degree27610.77%
Bachelors Degree2238.70%
Graduate Degree1295.04%
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Clifton Forge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1051,761309
Black31426424
Hispanic97596
Multiple Races6518
Other Race525213
Asian66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 25.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,431$31,090$24,423
Less Than High School$12,138$10,822$
High School Grad$25,179$26,250$25,034
Some College$29,868$31,985$15,769
Bachelors Degree$31,607$46,375$28,393
Graduate Degree$57,917$57,500$58,214

$27,431

Average Earnings

$31,090

Average Male

$24,423

Average Female

Clifton Forge Language

Clifton Forge Language by Age

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Clifton Forge Language

97.65% of Clifton Forge residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Clifton Forge Poverty

Clifton Forge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,61677529.63%
Black50724949.11%
Multiple15414493.51%
Hispanic16812473.81%
Other862023.26%

35.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.05%

Male Poverty Rate

31.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clifton Forge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clifton Forge is Multiple, with 93.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clifton Forge is Other, with 23.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.06%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School67.87%
High School32.32%
Some College24.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.22%
Male Unemployed51.11%
Male Employed7.22%
Female Employed6.22%

Clifton Forge Income

Clifton Forge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,416$45,669
Families$46,429$54,962
Married Families$50,000-
Non Families$21,310$30,738
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Clifton Forge Marital Status

Clifton Forge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clifton Forge Married by Age and Sex

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Clifton Forge 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 35-44.

Clifton Forge Marital Status by Race

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Clifton Forge Veterans

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209

Number of Veterans

209

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
World War II28
First Gulf War25
Korea14
Second Gulf War12
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Age Group Veterans
75+67
55 to 6466
35 to 5443
65 to 7433
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1827.82%
Black278.41%

Clifton Forge Veterans by Education

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14.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clifton Forge Employment Status

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47.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

15.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.91%

Born in Virginia

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Clifton Forge residents were born in the United States, with 77.91% having been born in Virginia. 1.67% 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
20203,374-67-1.95%
20193,441-67-1.91%
20183,508-57-1.60%
20173,565-67-1.84%
20163,632-20-0.55%
20153,652-51-1.38%
20143,703-86-2.27%
20133,789-31-0.81%
20123,820-34-0.88%
20113,854-16-0.41%
20103,870-419-1.02%
20004,289-390-0.87%
19904,679-367-0.75%
19805,046-455-0.86%
19705,5012330.43%
19605,268-527-0.95%
19505,795-666-1.08%
19406,461-378-0.57%
19306,8396751.04%
19206,1644160.70%
19105,7482,5365.99%
19003,2120.00%