Clifton, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 279 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.0%
Males: 139  (50.2%)
Females: 140  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  31.4 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83228.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,037 (it was $35,208 in 2000)
Clifton:

$34,037
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,093 (it was $12,755 in 2000)

Clifton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $121,399 (it was $97,500 in 2000)
Clifton:

$121,399
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $137,290; Detached houses: $137,290

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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Clifton races chart
  • White alone - 252 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.8%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clifton: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (25.3%), Swedish (6.9%), Danish (5.6%), German (5.4%), Scottish (2.6%), Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4849 feet

Land area: 2.25 square miles.

Population density: 124 people per square mile   (very low).

Clifton,ID real estate house value index trend

Clifton, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Clifton:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clifton city:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Idaho:  5.9%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Clifton, Idaho as of May 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Clifton to the number of sex offenders is 136 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,125 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $905 (0.8%)

Clifton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (52.6 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (397.7 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (598.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Oxford, ID (2.2 miles) , Dayton, ID (2.3 miles ), Preston, ID (3.0 miles ), Weston, ID (3.3 miles ), Malad City, ID (3.5 miles ), Mink Creek, ID (3.8 miles ), Cornish, UT (3.9 miles ), Franklin, ID (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.19 N, Longitude: 112.01 W

Clifton household income distribution Clifton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-7.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (18%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)

Work and jobs in Clifton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Clifton, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Clifton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 267% 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 178.0 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 159.0 miles away from Clifton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 308.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from Clifton center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clifton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clifton:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PRESTON, ID)
  • ONEIDA COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MALAD CITY, ID)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton:

  • Utah State University (about 33 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 21,131)
  • Idaho State University (about 52 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Weber State University (about 69 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 99 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 99 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 102 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Western Governors University (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

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Creek: Clifton Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.0. This is about average.

City:

83.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.24
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • CLIFTON CITY OF (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.9%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  88.3%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Clifton compared to Idaho 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clifton city (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 92.54%
Here: 92.5%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Franklin County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Franklin County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Franklin County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

28.9%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

4.7%
State:

11.7%
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$1,271
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$295
Water Supply 0$0 1$217
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,783

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($32.26)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($43.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($25.09)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($21.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($46.59)

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

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($43.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($32.26)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($35.84)

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Idaho average:

7.20%

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 Cache County, UT  2.09% ($27,253 average AGI)
from Caribou County, ID  0.33% ($26,154)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.30% ($46,750)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Idaho average:

7.21%

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 Cache County, UT  2.51% ($27,277 average AGI)
to Bannock County, ID  0.35% ($30,786)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.35% ($20,357)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clifton:

  • KACH (1340 AM; 1 kW; PRESTON, ID; Owner: ALAN J. WHITE, NELADA G. WHITE)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KLGN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXOL (1660 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clifton:

  • KRAR (106.9 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJQN (100.7 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KVFX (94.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • K220HI (91.9 FM; CLARKSTON, UT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUSU-FM (91.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI. & APP. SCI)
  • KLZX (95.9 FM; WESTON, ID; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO INC)
  • KKEX (96.7 FM; PRESTON, ID; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNZ (104.9 FM; TREMONTON, UT; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - UTAH, LLC)
  • K299AH (107.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KYFO-FM (95.5 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUDD (107.9 FM; ROY, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KISU-FM (91.1 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Clifton:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K22DV (Channel 22; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ID-TWI001, Approx 1/2 Mile Sw Of Twin Lakes Rd & Little Mountain (Lat: 42.176639 Lon: -111.955667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQPT225
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Brian J Lloyd
    Registrant: Digis LLC, 782 S. Auto Mall Drive, Ste C, American Fork, UT 84003, Phone: (801) 420-5234, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clifton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Clifton, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Howard381.0 years
Cecil388.1 years
George280.0 years
Harold269.0 years
Ruth290.5 years
William273.5 years
Most common last names in Clifton, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Henderson585.2 years
Fisher487.3 years
Ralphs482.0 years
Beckstead372.0 years
Kendall377.6 years
Gailey275.1 years
Bailey281.5 years
Choules286.0 years
Jensen272.5 years
Davis289.0 years

Businesses in Clifton, ID

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Clifton on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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