For population 25 years and over in Clifton:
For population 15 years and over in Clifton town:
17 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (20.8 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Oak Grove, WI (2.3 miles ), Prescott, WI (2.3 miles ), River Falls, WI (2.5 miles ), Troy, WI (2.6 miles ), St. Marys Point, MN (2.6 miles ), Afton, MN (2.7 miles ), Lake St. Croix Beach, MN (2.7 miles ), Hastings, MN (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.82 N, Longitude: 92.74 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Clifton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clifton, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clifton-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Clifton town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Clifton:
Amtrak station near Clifton:
Operable nuclear power plants near Clifton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.159. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0199. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.381. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Clifton compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Clifton (based on Pierce County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,646 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:
7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,294 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $832,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,160
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,160