Clifford, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 44 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.7%
 
Males: 19  (43.8%)
Females: 25  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  55.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58016

Estimated median household income in 2016: $62,848 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Clifford:

$62,848
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $40,312 (it was $16,932 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $25,258 (it was $18,000 in 2000)
Clifford:

$25,258
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $23,326; Detached houses: $23,172
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clifford: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (62.5%), Norwegian (25.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 317 people per square mile   (very low).

Clifford, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Clifford:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clifford city:

  • Never married: 6.2%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 25.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Clifford city:  1.1% ($200)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Clifford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (43.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (257.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (611.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Galesburg, ND (2.3 miles) , Blanchard, ND (3.0 miles) , Portland, ND (3.3 miles ), Mayville, ND (3.4 miles ), Hunter, ND (3.8 miles ), Hope, ND (3.8 miles ), Page, ND (3.9 miles ), Erie, ND (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 47.35 N, Longitude: 97.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Clifford household income distribution Clifford home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Information (43%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (43%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Clifford, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clifford-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Clifford city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clifford-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 664.4 miles away from Clifford center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 127.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 237.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 110.9 miles away from Clifford center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 251.1 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 Traill County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 14, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clifford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clifford:

  • SANFORD MAYVILLE Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MAYVILLE, ND)
  • LUTHER MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MAYVILLE, ND)

airports located in Clifford:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifford:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • University of North Dakota (about 43 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 46 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 46 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 80 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 84 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 97 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

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Notable location: Clifford Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Traill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.6%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.6
North Dakota average:

9.6

Clifford travel time to work - commute Clifford mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Clifford city (based on Traill County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,92222
Catholic6522
Evangelical Protestant5277
Other4-
None2,016-
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: 5
Traill County:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Traill County:

9.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Traill County:

30.1%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 1$150

Clifford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,000 ($250.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($136.36)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($45.45)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($45.45)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($22.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($22.73)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($22.73)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($22.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,000 ($68.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($295.45)

Clifford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($113.64)
    All Other: $3,000 ($68.18)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($136.36)
    Rents: $1,000 ($22.73)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($22.73)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($22.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($45.45)
    General Support: $1,000 ($22.73)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($90.91)
    NEC: $1,000 ($22.73)

Clifford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $21,000 ($477.27)

6.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grand Forks County, ND  1.35% ($33,262 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  1.09% ($43,794)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  1.82% ($42,667 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  1.12% ($37,657)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clifford:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clifford:

  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAV-FM (105.5 FM; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KVMI (103.9 FM; ARTHUR, ND; Owner: VISION MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Clifford:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4 Mi W & 1 Mi S (Lat: 47.340278 Lon: -97.499806), Call Sign: KNGX320
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.175 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/14/2023, Certifier: Randy RichardsRegistrant: Stones Mobile Radio Service, 1550 47th Ave South, Grand Forks, ND 58201, Phone: (701) 772-6691, Fax: (701) 772-7096, Email:

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

TRAILL RURAL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2,800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clifford that have no violations reported:

  • GRAND FORKS-TRAILL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5,995, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Other fuel (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Clifford compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above 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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