For population 25 years and over in Clark:
For population 15 years and over in Clark city:
22 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $945 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (105.4 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (218.8 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (547.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Garden City, SD (3.1 miles) , Raymond, SD (3.2 miles) , Henry, SD (3.6 miles ), Naples, SD (3.6 miles) , Bradley, SD (3.9 miles) , Vienna, SD (4.1 miles) , Doland, SD (4.2 miles ), Willow Lake, SD (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.88 N, Longitude: 97.73 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Potato Capital of South Dakota
Area code: 605
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Crime in Clark detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-0.5%).
Work and jobs in Clark: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clark, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clark-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/12/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Clark city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Clark-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Clark center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Clark center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clark County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Urban Odson - Football player.
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Public high school in Clark:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.2%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
32 people in nursing homes
Clark compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Clark (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Clark (based on Clark County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 94.88%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
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Clark government finances in 2002:
5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,899 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,528 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Clark fatal accident list:
Jul 7, 1996 07:10 PM, Smith St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clark)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clark, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clark)
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