Clifton is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 84,136. The 2010 population represented an increase of 5,464 residents from its population of 78,672 in the 2000 Census, making it the state's 11th largest municipality.
Clifton was incorporated as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 26, 1917, replacing Acquackanonk Township, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier. Clifton is listed under five different zip codes (07011 Main Avenue, 07012 Allwood, 07013, 07014 Delawanna and 07015).
Clifton is located at 40°52′04″N 74°09′16″W / 40.867899°N 74.154520°W / 40.867899; -74.154520 (40.867899, -74.154520).