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. 53.42% 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, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clifton who work in office and administrative support (10.97%), management occupations (6.76%), and food service (4.43%).
Also of interest is that Clifton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Clifton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.93 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Clifton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Clifton, just 10.37% 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 $20,433, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,732 for a family of four. However, Clifton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clifton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Clifton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Clifton, accounting for 61.37% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Clifton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. 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.