Clifton, Tennessee Population 2021

2,649
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Clifton is a city located in Wayne County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 2,649, it is the 143rd largest city in Tennessee and the 6653rd largest city in the United States . Clifton is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,694 in 2010. Clifton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Clifton has a population density of 477 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clifton is $46,931 with a poverty rate of 25.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $477 per month, and the median house value is $127,100. The median age in Clifton is 39 years, 38.7 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Clifton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cliftonwas:

  • White: 70.11%
  • Black or African American: 27.98%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clifton, Tennessee is 2,649 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,655.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,694.

Clifton, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86970.11%
Black or African American74627.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.79%
Two or More Races160.60%
Some Other Race140.53%
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Clifton Population by Race

Clifton Population Pyramid $2021

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Clifton Median Age

39


Total

38.7


Male

42.8


Female

Clifton Adults

There are 2,397 adults, (248 of whom are seniors) in Clifton.

Clifton Age Dependency

24.1

Age Dependency Ratio

11.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clifton Sex Ratio

Female

557

20.89%

Male

2,109

79.11%

Clifton Population by Age

Clifton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clifton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Female48.1%51.9%
All65.1%34.9%
Married84.8%15.2%
Male100%0%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clifton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4502.4965.1
Married2043.4384.8
Non Family182045.6
Female523.6948.1
Male124100

3.5

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Clifton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1185.50%
9th to 12th Grade44620.80%
High School Graduate1,16154.15%
Some College23510.96%
Associates Degree763.54%
Bachelors Degree743.45%
Graduate Degree341.59%
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Clifton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clifton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4971,11693
Black58443415
Hispanic3826
Native American21
Other Race33
2+ Races11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.21%.

Clifton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,138$14,898$32,153
Less Than 9th Grade$12,031$12,240$
High School Graduate$17,566$14,191$30,972
Some College$30,469$32,031$
Bachelors Degree$36,635$2,500$37,115
Graduate Degree$54,479$55,000$54,107

$18,138

Average Earnings

$14,898

Average Male

$32,153

Average Female

Clifton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clifton Language by Age

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Clifton Language

98.40% of Clifton residents speak only English, while 1.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Clifton Language

Clifton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,01326926.55%
Hispanic301860.00%

25.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.50%

Male Poverty Rate

31.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clifton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clifton is Hispanic, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clifton is White, with 26.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.82%.

Clifton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.05%
High School20.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Clifton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed11.94%
Male Employed7.87%

Clifton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clifton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,000$46,931
Families$52,222$61,157
Married Families$80,119-
Non Families$22,692$25,982
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Income by Household Type

Clifton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

22.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Clifton Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Clifton Marital Status by Race

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Clifton Marital Status

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153

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War29
Korea5
World War II

Clifton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6472
35 to 5448
65 to 7416
18 to 3412
75+5

Clifton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1056.50%
Black486.43%

Clifton Veterans by Race

Clifton Veterans by Education

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6.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clifton Veterans by Education

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17.8%

Labor Force Participation

16.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Clifton Employment by Age

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Clifton Employment by Race

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Clifton Employment by Education

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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69.84%

Born in Clifton

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.14% of Clifton residents were born in the United States, with 69.84% having been born in Tennessee. 0.75% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,649-3-0.11%
20202,652-3-0.11%
20192,655-3-0.11%
20182,658-4-0.15%
20172,662-14-0.52%
20162,676-28-1.04%
20152,704140.52%
20142,690-3-0.11%
20132,693-9-0.33%
20122,702-2-0.07%
20112,704130.48%
20102,691-8-0.03%
20002,6990.00%

Clifton Population by Year