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.
When you are in Clifton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.67% of Clifton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (12.54%), sales jobs (12.04%), and food service (7.00%).
The rate of college-level education in Clifton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.25% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clifton in 2018 was $21,096, which is low income relative to Colorado, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,384 for a family of four. However, Clifton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clifton is a very 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 Black or African-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 22.01% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clifton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Clifton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.