Clark Fork, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 561 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 305  (54.5%)
Females: 256  (45.5%)
Median resident age:

52.7 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83811.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $19,846 (it was $22,031 in 2000)
Clark Fork:

$19,846
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,626 (it was $13,979 in 2000)

Clark Fork city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,455 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Clark Fork:

$125,455
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $196,351; detached houses: $224,396; mobile homes: $30,582

Median gross rent in 2017: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clark Fork: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.7%
(32.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clark Fork, ID (2010)
    • 50794.6%White alone
    • 142.6%Two or more races
    • 50.9%Hispanic
    • 40.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.6%Asian alone
    • 30.6%Other race alone

Races in Clark Fork detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Clark Fork, Idaho as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clark Fork is 111 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (15.5%), Irish (12.4%), English (9.8%), Italian (9.8%), European (8.8%), American (4.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 2091 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 570 people per square mile   (low).

Clark Fork, Idaho map

19 residents are foreign born (2.7% North America, 1.2% Latin America).

This city:

3.9%
Idaho:

5.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Clark Fork city:

1.1% ($685)
Idaho:

1.0% ($1,007)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (59.1 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (280.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (979.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

East Hope, ID (2.9 miles),
Hope, ID (3.0 miles),
Heron, MT (3.4 miles),
Kootenai, ID (4.4 miles ),
Sandpoint, ID (4.4 miles ),
Ponderay, ID (4.4 miles ),
Dover, ID (4.6 miles ),
Noxon, MT (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 48.15 N, Longitude: 116.18 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Clark Fork, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clark Fork, ID in 2017
Clark Fork satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
Idaho:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+18.8%).
Most common industries in Clark Fork, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.3%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.3%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (10.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (34.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (8.9%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Clark Fork, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (21.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Art and design workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.1%)
  • Communications equipment operators (5.1%)

Average climate in Clark Fork, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clark Fork, Idaho average temperatures Clark Fork, Idaho average precipitation Clark Fork, Idaho humidity Clark Fork, Idaho wind speed Clark Fork, Idaho snowfall Clark Fork, Idaho sunshine Clark Fork, Idaho clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.4. This is about average.

City:

75.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Clark Fork-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 361.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 303.7 miles away from Clark Fork center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 300.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 307.2 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 291.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 532.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bonner County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clark Fork topographic map

Airports located in Clark Fork:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clark Fork:

  • North Idaho College (about 44 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Whitworth University (about 64 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 64 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 66 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 68 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 80 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • University of Idaho (about 106 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public high school in Clark Fork:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clark Fork: Clark Fork Ambulance Service (A), Clark Fork Valley Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Clark Fork Lodge (121 East Antelope Loop).

Bonner County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clark Fork and their reported violations in the past:

CLARK FORK CITY OF (Population served: 530, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RIVERLAKE RV RESORT (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.1%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Clark Fork:

Marital status in Clark Fork, ID
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 27.6%

For population 25 years and over in Clark Fork:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clark Fork, ID (based on Bonner County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,57137
Other2,98911
Catholic1,9534
Mainline Protestant1,0206
None30,344-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Bonner County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Bonner County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bonner County:

7.6%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.5%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bonner County:

10.4%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.1%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clark Fork:

45.7%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Clark Fork:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clark Fork:

5.9%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.0%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

56.6%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.8%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clark Fork, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,069
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$312
Water Supply 0$0 1$312
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,693

Clark Fork government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($99.82)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($71.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000 ($65.95)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($49.91)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($19.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($3.57)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,000 ($153.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($21.39)

Clark Fork government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($10.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($74.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($41.00)
  • Tax - Property: $29,000 ($51.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.78)

8.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Idaho average:

8.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kootenai County, ID  1.33% ($37,521 average AGI)
from Spokane County, WA  0.62% ($52,450)
from Boundary County, ID  0.30% ($32,041)


6.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Idaho average:

7.05%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kootenai County, ID  1.62% ($40,203 average AGI)
to Spokane County, WA  0.61% ($38,784)
to Boundary County, ID  0.27% ($23,767)

Businesses in Clark Fork, ID

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clark Fork:

  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KSPT (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clark Fork:

  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KIBR (102.5 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BENEFIELD BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Clark Fork:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))

Clark Fork fatal accident list:

Aug 21, 2014 05:30 PM, Sr-200, Lat: 48.101119, Lon: -116.127992, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 24, 2012 10:21 PM, Sr-200, Lat: 48.160989, Lon: -116.194625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 2012 09:34 PM, Mountain View Rd, Spring Creek Rd, Lat: 48.182514, Lon: -116.177758, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 8, 2008 01:18 PM, River Rd, Lat: 48.075740, Lon: -116.085080, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 55.7mTotal length
  • $3,716,000Total costs
  • 6,430Total average daily traffic
  • 1,027Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,645Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Scott Kirby, Clark Fork Jhs, 121 E. 4th Ave. (Lat: 48.147139 Lon: -116.175750), Type: 41.1, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Trillion Partners Inc., Scott.Smyth@trillion.Net, , Austi-n, Phone: (512) 334-4100
  • Scott Kirby, Clark Fork Jhs, 121 E. 4th Ave. (Lat: 48.147139 Lon: -116.175750), Type: 41.1, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Trillion Partners Inc., Scott.Smyth@trillion.Net, , Austi-n, Phone: (512) 334-4100
  • Darol Lain, Clark Fork Jhs, 121 E. 4th Ave. (Lat: 48.147139 Lon: -116.175750), Type: 41.1, Structure height: 16017 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Tx Communications LLC, Scott.Kirby@trillion.Net, , Austi-n, Phone: (512) 334-4088
  • Darol Lain, Clark Fork Jhs, 121 E. 4th Ave. (Lat: 48.147139 Lon: -116.175750), Type: 41.1, Structure height: 16017 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, Edh@stingcom.Com, , Leban-on, Phone: (717) 769-1340
  • Ira Levy, Clark Fork Jhs, 121 E. 4th Ave. (Lat: 48.147139 Lon: -116.175750), Type: 41.1, Structure height: 16017 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, Affinitilicensing@affiniti.Com, Suite 150, Austi-n, Phone: (513) 334-4100

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 4 Mi At 152.8 Degrees (Lat: 48.091583 Lon: -116.136000), Call Sign: WNNF300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2003, Expiration Date: 01/13/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2010, Certifier: Robert C Leeham, Registrant: The Burlington Northern And Santa Fe Railway Company, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Highway 200, 2.2 Miles West Of Id/Mt State Line (Lat: 48.093333 Lon: -116.093333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.2 m, Overall height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WPWA784,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2018, Certifier: John Wachsmuth, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Highway 200, 2.2 Miles West Of Id/Mt State Line (Lat: 48.093333 Lon: -116.093333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.2 m, Overall height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WQBJ382, Licensee ID: L00001857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 04/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2005, Certifier: John Wachsmuth, Registrant: Montana Dept Of Fish, Wildlife & Parks, 490 N Meridian Rd, Kalispell, MT 59901, Phone: (406) 751-4554
  • Lat: 48.146389 Lon: -116.176972, Call Sign: WQCH819,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.947 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2015, Expiration Date: 03/08/2025, Certifier: Linda V Reed, Registrant: Clark Fork, ID 83811, Phone: (208) 266-1315, Fax: (208) 266-1278, Email:
  • Lat: 48.148083 Lon: -116.175556, Call Sign: WQCI907,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.115 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2015, Expiration Date: 03/15/2025, Certifier: Linda V Reed, Registrant: Clark Fork, ID 83811, Phone: (208) 266-1315, Fax: (208) 266-1278, Email:
  • PG&E Samuels, Johnson Creek Road (Lat: 48.435472 Lon: -116.487417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.5 m, Call Sign: WQPN824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.130 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Thor Wiegman, Registrant: Industrial Communications, 16610 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99037, Phone: (509) 928-0322, Fax: (509) 928-5583, Email:
  • Clark Fork, Johnson Creek Road (Lat: 48.137139 Lon: -116.191944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.2 m, Call Sign: WQRC324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.867 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023, Certifier: Thor Wiegman, Registrant: Industrial Communications, 16610 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99037, Phone: (509) 928-0322, Fax: (509) 928-5583, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Clark Fork, 302 Main Street (Lat: 48.146583 Lon: -116.178222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPQL225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11177.5 MHz, 11137.5 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2000, Expiration Date: 05/02/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2002, Certifier: Judy Gregg, Registrant: Verizon Services Group, 1850 M Street, Nw Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036-5801, Phone: (202) 463-5295, Email:
  • CLARK FORK J, 121 East 4th Ave (Lat: 48.147139 Lon: -116.175750), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQGC507,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2017, Expiration Date: 12/07/2026, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2019, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • Clark Fork, S Old 200 Rd - 4mi E Of (Lat: 48.091583 Lon: -116.136000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: KZR99,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 02/13/2022, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Montana Rail Link Inc, 101 International Way, Missoula, MT 59808, Phone: (406) 523-1461, Fax: (406) 523-1529, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clark Fork)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clark Fork)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 20 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clark Fork, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.5%), and Outside Fires (34.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clark Fork, ID
    • 5641.5%Structure Fires
    • 4734.8%Outside Fires
    • 1611.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1611.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clark Fork, ID
Most common first names in Clark Fork, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles970.3 years
William973.8 years
Joseph877.9 years
Robert867.6 years
Harold774.4 years
James769.3 years
Mary777.0 years
John676.7 years
Donald576.2 years
Frank470.0 years
Most common last names in Clark Fork, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shields873.6 years
Dawson664.3 years
Rounsville670.8 years
White474.2 years
Therien475.0 years
Brooks381.7 years
Erickson370.0 years
Anderson374.3 years
Hoskins371.0 years
Gunderson371.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clark Fork, ID
  • 47.1%Wood
  • 39.9%Electricity
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clark Fork, ID
  • 56.6%Electricity
  • 23.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.7%Wood
  • 8.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Utility gas


Clark Fork compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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