Clifton

Community Profile

People

The total population of the City of Clifton is 86,767. The median age is 37.96

86,767

Total Population

48.51%

Male

51.49%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

38

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Clifton has completed at least a high school degree, and 37.98% has a College Degree.

< Grade 9

6.17%

Grade 9-12

5.29%

High School

32.51%

Some College

18.05%

Assoc Degree

6.59%

Bach Degree

20.4%

Grad Degree

10.99%

3

in the community

196

within 50 miles

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

2

in the community

185

within 50 miles

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Clifton has a labor force of 47,485 people, with an unemployment rate of 4%.

47,485

Labor Force

4%

Unemployment Rate

-20%

Unemployment Rate Change (1 year)

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

15.46%

5,472

Sales

14.99%

5,306

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

9.51%

3,367

Education, Training/Library

4.95%

1,754

Production Workers

4.71%

1,668

The work distribution of total employees in Clifton is:

32%

Blue Collar

67%

White Collar

Total Establishments

4,402

Total Employees

35,402

Businesses and Jobs

Clifton has a total of 4,402 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Clifton were Retail, Health Care and Social Services, Manufacturing, and Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Retail

6,814

Jobs

570

Establishments

2

Health Care and Social Services

6,649

Jobs

1,143

Establishments

3

Manufacturing

4,062

Jobs

194

Establishments

4

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

2,941

Jobs

475

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Clifton have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

66.17%

5-9 Employees

17.81%

10-19 Employees

8.66%

20-49 Employees

4.66%

50-99 Employees

1.7%

100+ Employees

1%

Incentives

Known business incentives.

$32,730,000

0.551%

of incentives within New Jersey

#26

ranked city within New Jersey

Source: www.IncentivesMonitor.com (2016)
A service from WAVTEQ

Income and Spending

Households in Clifton earn a median yearly income of 72,670. 57.87% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 66,882 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$72,670

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$13,818

Transportation

$12,436

Food and Beverages

$9,659

Health Care

$5,160

Utilities

$4,870

$66,882

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 49% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work. Clifton is served by 26 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

27min

Commute Travel Time

0 + 26(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

Interstate

In Community

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

9%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

9%

Top State Personal Income Tax

8.97%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

9%

State Sales Tax

7%

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