Clifton, Illinois Population 2024

1,280

Clifton is a city located in Iroquois County Illinois. Clifton has a 2024 population of 1,280. Clifton is currently declining at a rate of -1.39% annually and its population has decreased by -5.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,348 in 2020.

The average household income in Clifton is $90,158 with a poverty rate of 9.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clifton is 40.3 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Clifton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.7%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,376.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.04% (-68)
The current population of Clifton, Illinois is 1,280 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,348.

Clifton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,26797.99%
Two or more races221.7%
Other race40.31%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clifton Population by Race

Clifton Population Pyramid 2024

Clifton Median Age

40.3

Total

38.9

Male

40.7

Female

Clifton Adults

There are 980 adults, (192 of whom are seniors) in Clifton.

Clifton Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clifton Sex Ratio

Female64649.96%
Male64750.04%

Clifton Population by Age

Clifton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5552.3371.928.1
Married2853.2697.52.5
Non Family2231.094357
Female342.7941.258.8
Male13284.615.4
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

71.9%

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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Clifton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,981

Average Earnings

$65,893

Average Male

$40,795

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

99.35% of Clifton residents speak only English, while 0.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Clifton Language

Clifton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,2391028.23%
Hispanic421945.24%
Multiple221045.45%
Other44100%
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9.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.26%

Male Poverty Rate

11.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clifton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clifton is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clifton is White, with 8.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.62%.

Clifton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.47%
Some College9.71%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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Clifton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Male Employed5.78%
Female Employed4.08%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

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

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clifton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clifton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

52

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

1

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

5.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clifton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

2.5%

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

90.64%

Born in Clifton

99.92%

Native Born

0.08%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.92% of Clifton residents were born in the United States, with 90.64% having been born in Illinois. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Clifton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,190-18-1.49%
20281,208-18-1.47%
20271,226-18-1.45%
20261,244-18-1.43%
20251,262-18-1.41%
20241,280-18-1.39%
20231,298-18-1.37%
20221,316-18-1.35%
20211,334-14-1.04%
20201,348302.28%
20191,318-20-1.49%
20181,338-20-1.47%
20171,358-21-1.52%
20161,379-16-1.15%
20151,395-13-0.92%
20141,408-9-0.64%
20131,417-22-1.53%
20121,439-12-0.83%
20111,451-15-1.02%
20101,466
showing: 20 rows

Clifton Population by Year