Clifton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 20,170 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clifton is the 27th largest community in Colorado.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clifton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clifton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Clifton who work in office and administrative support (14.22%), food service (12.13%), and sales jobs (11.70%).
In Clifton, just 11.20% 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 $19,311, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,244 for a family of four. However, Clifton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 23.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clifton include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Clifton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.