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Clifton, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Clifton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greenlee County at latitude 33.0295 and longitude -109.284. Greenlee County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,478 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Clifton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Clifton, Arizona.

The P1 Census Class Code for Clifton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Clifton, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,840
Population in Households 3,837
Population in Familes 3,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 263
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 1,385
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 939
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 430 (23.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 955 (52.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 444 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $84,107
Average Home Value $110,333


Median Household Income $49,900
Average Household Income $57,135
Per Capita Income $20,898
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.55% 3.07%
Households 3.74% 3.16%
Families 3.6% 3.08%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 112 75th
Population Density1 # 189 58th
Diversity Index2 # 46 90th
Median Household Income # 69 85th
Per Capita Income # 161 65th

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