Clifton Forge, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 3,494 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.5%
 
Males: 1,679  (48.1%)
Females: 1,815  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 24422, 24474.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,532 (it was $26,090 in 2000)
Clifton Forge:

$34,532
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,168 (it was $15,182 in 2000)

Clifton Forge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,330 (it was $52,400 in 2000)
Clifton Forge:

$83,330
VA:

$288,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $663.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clifton Forge: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 32.0%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.1% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 90.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clifton Forge, VA (2019)
    • 2,84078.6%White alone
    • 59716.5%Black alone
    • 832.3%Hispanic
    • 310.9%Other race alone
    • 310.9%Two or more races
    • 70.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Clifton Forge, Virginia as of June 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clifton Forge is 174 to 1.


Crime rates in Clifton Forge by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
1
(25.7)
2
(51.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
2
(51.6)
3
(80.0)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
1
(25.6)
1
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(121.4)
5
(124.8)
5
(126.7)
6
(154.0)
4
(102.4)
7
(178.1)
5
(127.9)
6
(154.8)
8
(213.3)
8
(215.5)
8
(216.9)
7
(198.6)
7
(202.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(461.4)
22
(548.9)
18
(456.2)
21
(539.2)
18
(460.7)
29
(737.9)
19
(486.1)
9
(232.2)
14
(373.3)
3
(80.8)
3
(81.3)
6
(170.3)
5
(144.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(1,603)
61
(1,522)
44
(1,115)
66
(1,694)
71
(1,817)
70
(1,781)
73
(1,867)
37
(954.6)
57
(1,520)
51
(1,374)
42
(1,139)
35
(993.2)
35
(1,010)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(24.3)
1
(25.0)
1
(25.3)
1
(25.7)
5
(128.0)
1
(25.4)
2
(51.2)
4
(103.2)
2
(53.3)
2
(53.9)
3
(81.3)
7
(198.6)
3
(86.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(48.6)
2
(49.9)
1
(25.3)
1
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
1
(26.9)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index122.6133.7124.2166.6184.3168.2158.9134.9205.9129.5109.2107.3120.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Clifton Forge, VA

Crime rate in Clifton Forge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (23.6%), Irish (13.0%), German (9.8%), English (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 1079 feet

Land area: 3.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,130 people per square mile   (low).

Clifton Forge, Virginia map

80 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.3% North America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $785 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $773 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (38.2 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (120.3 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (293.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Selma, VA (1.3 miles ),
Iron Gate, VA (1.5 miles ),
Low Moor, VA (1.9 miles ),
Covington, VA (3.1 miles ),
Hot Springs, VA (3.5 miles ),
Callaghan, VA (3.7 miles ),
Warm Springs, VA (4.0 miles),
Lexington, VA (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 79.82 W

Area code: 540

Distribution of median household income in Clifton Forge, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clifton Forge, VA in 2019
Clifton Forge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $78,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Clifton Forge, VA residents
Average permit cost in Clifton Forge, VA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Virginia:

4.6%
Historical population in Clifton Forge, VA
Historical housing units in Clifton Forge, VA
Most common industries in Clifton Forge, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Rail transportation (4.5%)
  • Paper (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Rail transportation (9.2%)
  • Paper (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Clifton Forge, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)

Average climate in Clifton Forge, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clifton Forge, Virginia average temperatures Clifton Forge, Virginia average precipitation Clifton Forge, Virginia humidity Clifton Forge, Virginia wind speed Clifton Forge, Virginia snowfall Clifton Forge, Virginia sunshine Clifton Forge, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Clifton Forge, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Clifton Forge-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.4 miles away from the Clifton Forge city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clifton Forge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from Clifton Forge center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from Clifton Forge center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 226.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from Clifton Forge center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 101.7 miles away from Clifton Forge center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 106.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alleghany County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clifton Forge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clifton Forge:

  • MOUNTAIN REGIONAL HOSPICE (537 MAIN STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-ALLEGHANY (1725 MAIN STREET)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE NH (RTE 60E BOX 167)
  • SHENANDOAH MANOR CLIFTON FORGE (FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS RT 1)
  • THE WOODLANDS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (1000 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS)

Airports located in Clifton Forge:

Amtrak station:

CLIFTON FORGE (400 RIDGEWAY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Clifton Forge:

  • Dabney S Lancaster Community College (Full-time enrollment: 811; Location: 1000 Dabney Drive; Public; Website: www.dslcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton Forge:

  • American National University (about 38 miles; Salem, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 39 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 41 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Lynchburg College (about 46 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 48 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 48 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 53 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)

Public elementary/middle school in Clifton Forge:

  • SHARON ELEM (Students: 214, Location: 100 SHARON SCHOOL CIRCLE, Grades: PK-5)
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Library in Clifton Forge:

  • CLIFTON FORGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $194,847; Location: 535 CHURCH STREET; 46,429 books; 1,484 audio materials; 1,081 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 94 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clifton Forge: Clifton Forge Industrial Park (A), Clifton Forge Public Library (B), Clifton Forge City Hall (C), Clifton Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad (D), Clifton Forge Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clifton Forge include: Central United Methodist Church (A), Clifton Forge Baptist Church (B), Clifton Forge Presbyterian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), Holy Cross Church (F), Main Street Baptist Church (G), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (H), Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crown Hill Cemetery (1), Mountain View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Smith Creek (A), East Branch Jackson River (B), Dry Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clifton Forge include: Memorial Park (1), Booker T Washington Park (2), Ingleside Park (3), Linden Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bryan Stinespring - Football player and coach, Roger Arliner Young - Zoologist, Bosco Williams - College football player (James Madison Dukes), Denny Riddleberger - Baseball player, Johnny Humphries - Major League Baseball pitcher, Montell Watson - College basketball player (Elon University Phoenix).

Alleghany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CLIFTON FORGE, TOWN OF (Population served: 3,875, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2006)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.7%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Clifton Forge in 2000:

  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

Banks with branches in Clifton Forge (2011 data):

  • SONABANK: Clifton Forge Branch at 511 Main Street, branch established on 2001/12/07. Info updated 2009/12/07: Bank assets: $611.5 mil, Deposits: $464.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Southern National Bancorp Of Virginia, Inc.
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Clifton Forge Branch at 540 Main Street, branch established on 1995/08/17. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Clifton Forge Branch at 1633 Main Street, branch established on 2002/03/18. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Highlands Community Bank: Branch at 1501 Main St, branch established on 2004/10/06. Info updated 2006/04/27: Bank assets: $114.3 mil, Deposits: $101.2 mil, headquarters in Covington, VA, positive income, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Clifton Forge:

Marital status in Clifton Forge, VA
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Clifton Forge:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clifton Forge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clifton Forge, VA (based on Alleghany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,90815
Mainline Protestant2,51222
Catholic1111
Black Protestant831
Other-1
None10,636-
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: 3
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Alleghany County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Alleghany County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Alleghany County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Alleghany County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alleghany County:

27.4%
Virginia:

26.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.8%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clifton Forge:

50.1%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.3%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clifton Forge:

9.7%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clifton Forge:

6.9
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clifton Forge:

35.8%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Clifton Forge:

78.3%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clifton Forge, VA 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$25,377$33,8361$377
Other and Unallocable 7$16,815$28,8262$1,413
Water Supply 6$26,364$52,7280$0
Streets and Highways 5$11,701$28,0820$0
Financial Administration 5$12,462$29,9090$0
Judicial and Legal 5$12,674$30,4180$0
Other Government Administration 4$17,273$51,8190$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,206$28,8240$0
Sewerage 3$7,780$31,1200$0
Police - Other 3$5,799$23,1960$0
Firefighters 3$6,983$27,9320$0
Local Libraries 2$6,051$36,3062$1,256
Totals for Government 55$156,485$34,1425$3,046

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,165,000 ($333.43)
    Police Protection: $819,000 ($234.40)
    General - Other: $706,000 ($202.06)
    Water Utilities: $685,000 ($196.05)
    Regular Highways: $401,000 ($114.77)
    Libraries: $218,000 ($62.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $197,000 ($56.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000 ($52.66)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($46.37)
    Financial Administration: $145,000 ($41.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $76,000 ($21.75)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($8.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $950,000 ($271.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $295,000 ($84.43)
    Water Utilities: $263,000 ($75.27)
    Sewerage: $114,000 ($32.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,602,000 ($458.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $185,000 ($52.95)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,579,000 ($451.92)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $433,000 ($123.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $513,000 ($146.82)
    Other: $67,000 ($19.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $463,000 ($132.51)
    Sale of Property: $73,000 ($20.89)
    Rents: $14,000 ($4.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($2.58)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $833,000 ($238.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $766,000 ($219.23)
    Highways: $589,000 ($168.57)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($1.72)
  • Tax - Property: $575,000 ($164.57)
    Other: $439,000 ($125.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $245,000 ($70.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $192,000 ($54.95)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $119,000 ($34.06)
    Motor Vehicle License: $52,000 ($14.88)
    Other License: $21,000 ($6.01)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $12,000 ($3.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,592,000 ($2459.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,860,000 ($2249.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,098,000 ($314.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $367,000 ($105.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,776,000 ($1080.71)

5.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Virginia average:

9.50%

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 Covington city, VA  1.89% ($41,473 average AGI)
from Bath County, VA  0.36% ($28,762)


4.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Covington city, VA  1.72% ($29,240 average AGI)
to Botetourt County, VA  0.41% ($58,583)
Businesses in Clifton Forge, VA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clifton Forge:

  • WXCF (1230 AM; 1 kW; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKEY (1340 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clifton Forge:

  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Clifton Forge:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
Clifton Forge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Clifton Forge fatal accident list:

Nov 16, 2012 10:11 AM, Us-60, Lat: 37.815750, Lon: -79.825700, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 640ft / 195mTotal length
  • $33,628,000Total costs
  • 117,453Total average daily traffic
  • 17,784Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130,770Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clifton Forge, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 191970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clifton Forge, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clifton Forge)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Clifton Forge, VA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1060F , Serial Number: 18502716, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Paul L Strausbaugh, Po Box 609, Clifton Forge, VA 24422
  • Aircraft: BOYD WILLIAM E JR VANS AIRCRAFT RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-C4B5 (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 130YD , Serial Number: 41154, Year manufactured: 2020, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/2020, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2020
    Registrant (Individual): William E Jr Boyd, 4915 Mckinney Hollow Rd, Clifton Forge, VA 24422

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of reported fires - 70 took place in 2008, and the least - 13 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clifton Forge, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.3%), and Outside Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clifton Forge, VA
    • 43954.3%Structure Fires
    • 22928.3%Outside Fires
    • 12515.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 162.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clifton Forge, VA
Most common first names in Clifton Forge, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10479.8 years
James7670.1 years
John6975.2 years
William6872.2 years
Robert4371.0 years
Charles4272.9 years
Virginia3776.6 years
Helen2977.9 years
George2677.0 years
Mildred2680.7 years
Most common last names in Clifton Forge, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nicely6574.8 years
Smith6079.2 years
Johnson3477.6 years
Clark3474.0 years
Brown2570.2 years
Reynolds2169.3 years
Craft2173.7 years
Hall2169.9 years
Anderson2173.3 years
Miller1978.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clifton Forge, VA
  • 64.2%Utility gas
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clifton Forge, VA
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 27.2%Utility gas


Clifton Forge compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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