Clifton, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Clifton, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Clifton had a population of 3,703 as of July 1, 2015. Clifton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clifton is located at latitude 33.0295 and longitude -109.284 in Greenlee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Clifton (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Greenlee County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,478 feet.

The Town of Clifton (GNIS ID: 2413215) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clifton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Clifton, AZ Boundary Map

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Clifton, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,703
Population in Households 3,691
Population in Familes 3,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 254
Diversity Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,327
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 906
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (23.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 915 (51.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 439 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $90,854
Average Home Value $114,214
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,793
Average Household Income $60,662
Per Capita Income $22,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.15% 2.07%
Households 2.18% 2.18%
Families 2.2% 2.2%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Clifton, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clifton to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 113 75th
Population Density1 # 196 57th
Diversity Index2 # 45 90th
Median Household Income # 65 86th
Per Capita Income # 146 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.