Income/capita 36%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 76%
Income per capita$18,956$33,230$29,829
Median household income$37,223$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,823$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,462$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$33,291$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$17,648$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate8.2%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level24.4%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clifton is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clifton is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clifton is 76% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clifton is 61% higher than the national average

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      Clifton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.2%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector6.3%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.8%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services14.5%18.8%
      Public administration0.6%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%1.9%
      Education, health & social services7.5%34.2%

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      Redlands, CO9,187$65,73519%
      Fruitvale, CO7,854$55,5160%
      Fruita, CO12,790$52,4795%
      Orchard Mesa, CO6,497$47,42814%
      Grand Junction, CO60,630$46,01617%
      Clifton, CO20,021$37,22333%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Murphy, TX20,015$118,843115%
      Amherst Center, MA20,037$32,12142%
      Shenandoah, LA19,999$86,51156%
      Middletown, DE20,045$87,25058%
      Miamisburg, OH20,069$54,5571%
      Clifton, CO20,021$37,22333%
      Source: The Clifton, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).