Clifton is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 3,685 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clifton is the 93rd largest community in Arizona.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Clifton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.54% of the Clifton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Clifton is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clifton who work in office and administrative support (10.44%), management occupations (10.44%), and food service (4.09%).
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.44 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small town, Clifton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Clifton, just 11.21% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Clifton in 2010 was $21,502, which is middle income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,008 for a family of four. However, Clifton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clifton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Clifton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clifton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Clifton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 61.57% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clifton include English, German, Italian, and British.
The most common language spoken in Clifton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.