Clifton, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 304 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.7%
Males: 148  (48.9%)
Females: 156  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

22.8 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 83228.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $82,010 (it was $35,208 in 2000)
Clifton:

$82,010
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,349 (it was $12,755 in 2000)

Clifton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $261,331 (it was $97,500 in 2000)
Clifton:

$261,331
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $224,578; detached houses: $222,328

Median gross rent in 2019: $613.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clifton: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.0%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clifton, ID (2019)
    • 29484.0%White alone
    • 4212.0%Hispanic
    • 102.9%Other race alone
    • 72.0%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Clifton, Idaho as of February 05, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clifton is 142 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (27.6%), German (17.2%), English (9.2%), British (7.4%), Welsh (3.1%), Danish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4849 feet

Land area: 2.25 square miles.

Population density: 135 people per square mile   (very low).

Clifton, Idaho map

13 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,128 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,257 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.19 N, Longitude: 112.01 W

Distribution of median household income in Clifton, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clifton, ID in 2019
Clifton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Idaho:

4.8%
Most common industries in Clifton, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.0%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Food (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (14.0%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.8%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Food (11.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.3%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
Most common occupations in Clifton, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Food processing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (17.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.0%)
  • Food processing workers (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.7%)

Average climate in Clifton, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clifton, Idaho average temperatures Clifton, Idaho average precipitation Clifton, Idaho humidity Clifton, Idaho wind speed Clifton, Idaho snowfall Clifton, Idaho sunshine Clifton, Idaho clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.9. This is better than average.

City:

58.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Clifton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1938% 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 the city 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 Clifton 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 Clifton center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 222.0 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 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 (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

  • CLIFTON CITY OF (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

For population 15 years and over in Clifton:

Marital status in Clifton, ID
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

For population 25 years and over in Clifton:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clifton, ID (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other11,43436
Catholic6271
Evangelical Protestant1501
Mainline Protestant421
None533-
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: 2
Franklin County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

28.9%
Idaho:

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

4.7%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

60.3%
Idaho:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.8%
Idaho:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clifton:

13.1%
State:

21.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.9%
Idaho:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

65.9%
Idaho:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
Idaho:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clifton, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 2$379
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$302
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$541
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,300
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,522

Clifton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($197.37)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($46.05)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($39.47)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($32.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($26.32)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($3.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($42.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,000 ($72.37)

Clifton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($6.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($6.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($184.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($29.61)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($82.24)

Clifton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000 ($1052.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000 ($1052.63)

Clifton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,000 ($187.50)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,000 ($118.42)

6.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
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 Cache County, UT  3.10% ($40,794 average AGI)

Businesses in Clifton, ID

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

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:

5
  • IDTWI001F365A0, Lat: 42.176639 Lon: -111.955667, Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQJC234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: James C Vaughn, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (801) 437-0781, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:
  • IDTWI001F365A90, Lat: 42.176639 Lon: -111.955667, Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQJC234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: James C Vaughn, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (801) 437-0781, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:
  • IDTWI001F365A180, Lat: 42.176639 Lon: -111.955667, Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQJC234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: James C Vaughn, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (801) 437-0781, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:
  • IDTWI001F365A270, Lat: 42.176639 Lon: -111.955667, Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQJC234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: James C Vaughn, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (801) 437-0781, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:
  • 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: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Brian Lloyd, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clifton)
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clifton, ID
  • 73.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clifton, ID
  • 74.1%Electricity
  • 25.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Clifton compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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