In the 1851 census, there was male population in Clophill of 560; of these, there were 238 agricultural labourers. In the 2011 Census 1,750, the population was 1,738.
St Mary's old church
The old St Marys Church was built around 1350, and replaced by a new church in the 1840s. The old church gradually fell into ruin, and has recently had restoration work carried out on it.
The new St Mary's church is located in the High Street in the village. It was built 1848-1849. The current rector is the Rev Dean Henley. In addition to St Mary's, which is Church of England, there is also the Clophill Methodist Church.
- The Flying Horse. The Green.
- The Green Man - La Stalla (Restaurant). The Green.
- The Stone Jug. Back Street.
- Boss Meyer, educator and cricketer. Founder of Millfield School.
- David L. Englin, politician
- Jeff Astle, England international footballer
- Jimmy Husband, (born 15 October 1947), retired professional footballer
- John van Weenen, OMT MBE, (born 26 August 1941, Enfield, Middlesex), 8th Dan karateka and humanitarian
- Sir Douglas Frederick Howard, KCMG, MC, (15 February 1897 – 26 December 1987), diplomat
- Alwyn Ullman, Much loved and dearly missed resident.
Sports and Leisure Facilities
The village has a youth football club called Clophill United FC. For the 2017/18 season the will have five teams (U12s to 10s) playing in the Chiltern Junior 7s league.
- Central Bedfordshire Council, Population of Central Bedfordshire Archived 10 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine, estimate for 2009.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
- "Locals campaign to restore Clophill church ruins". BBC Online. 11 February 2010. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
- Watt, Colin (2012-09-28). "Lost Heritage". Clophill History.
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- Official Clophill Parish Council Website
- Clophill pages at the Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service
- Official Clophill Village Church Website
- British History article on Clophill, excerpt from 'A History of the County of Bedford Vol 2', written 1908 by William Page Clophill History
- Official Clophill United FC Website (Youth Teams)