Arco, Idaho

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 880 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.2%
 
Males: 431  (49.0%)
Females: 449  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83213.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,376 (it was $27,993 in 2000)
Arco:

$32,376
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,311 (it was $14,744 in 2000)

Arco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,339 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Arco:

$84,339
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $90,678; detached houses: $93,581; mobile homes: $66,856

Median gross rent in 2017: $582.

March 2019 cost of living index in Arco: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.6%
(29.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Arco, ID (2010)
    • 93994.4%White alone
    • 303.0%Hispanic
    • 212.1%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Arco, Idaho as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Arco is 67 to 1.


Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Arco, ID collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (46.3%), English (15.5%), German (7.4%), Irish (3.5%), Italian (2.8%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5325 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 998 people per square mile   (low).

Arco, Idaho map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $736 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $682 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (64.4 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (475.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (702.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Butte City, ID (1.8 miles),
Moore, ID (2.8 miles),
Lost River, ID (3.7 miles),
Howe, ID (4.3 miles ),
Mackay, ID (5.0 miles ),
Atomic City, ID (5.3 miles),
Carey, ID (6.3 miles ),
Mud Lake, ID (6.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.63 N, Longitude: 113.30 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Arco, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Arco, ID in 2017

Arco satellite photo by USGS

Arco tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Idaho:

3.4%
Most common industries in Arco, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Public administration (16.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Arco, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)

Average climate in Arco, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Arco, Idaho average temperatures Arco, Idaho average precipitation Arco, Idaho humidity Arco, Idaho wind speed Arco, Idaho snowfall Arco, Idaho sunshine Arco, Idaho clear and cloudy days

Arco, Idaho environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.4. This is better than average.

City:

56.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 39.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Arco-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 275% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from Arco center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 146.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 305.7 miles away from Arco 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 119.8 miles away from Arco center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 59.2 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 Butte County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arco topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Arco:

  • LOST RIVERS HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 551 HIGHLAND DRIVE)
  • LOST RIVERS LIVING CENTER (PO BOX 145)

Airports located in Arco:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arco:

  • Idaho State University (about 70 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,350)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 77 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 94 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Boise State University (about 146 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Utah State University (about 152 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 161 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 164 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)

Public high school in Arco:

Private high schools in Arco:

  • FAMILY ACADEMY (Students: 30, Location: 630 N FRONT ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • WISDOM RANCH SCHOOL (Students: 17, Location: 4331 CHAMPAGNE CREEK RD, Grades: 10-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Arco:

See full list of schools located in Arco

Library in Arco:

  • LOST RIVERS DISTRICT (Operating income: $99,949; Location: 126 S FRONT ST; 44,301 books; 2,778 audio materials; 880 video materials; 51 state licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

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

Park in Arco: Bottolfsen Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Arco Inn (540 West Grand Avenue), Grand Avenue Motel & Mall (101 West Grand Avenue), D K Motel (316 South Frnt), Lost River Motel (405 Hiway Drive).

Courts: Magistrate Court (326 West Grand Avenue), Courts - Butte County- District Court (326 East Grand Avenue).

Birthplace of: Clark Waddoups - Judge.

Butte 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 Arco and their reported violations in the past:

ARCO CITY OF (Population served: 1,080, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
BUTTE CITY OF (Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.9%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
14 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
16 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Arco (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Commerce: Arco Branch at 120 W Grand Ave, branch established on 1981/08/12. Info updated 2009/07/08: Bank assets: $832.9 mil, Deposits: $698.5 mil, headquarters in Ammon, ID, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 16 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Butte County Branch at 205 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1919/12/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Arco:

Marital status in Arco, ID
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

For population 25 years and over in Arco:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Arco
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arco, ID (based on Butte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,6356
Black Protestant1901
Evangelical Protestant1664
Catholic1321
Mainline Protestant1142
None654-
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: 1
Butte County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

18.14 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

25.1%
Idaho:

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

15.0%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Arco:

49.0%
State:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.5%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Arco:

28.6
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Arco:

20.7%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.9%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Arco:

31.5%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.0%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Arco:

73.3%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Arco, ID Residents
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
Water Supply 1$1,680$20,1600$0
Sewerage 1$2,112$25,3440$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,240$26,8800$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,325
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$725
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$500
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 8$300
Totals for Government 3$6,032$24,12816$2,850

Arco government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,593,000 ($1810.23)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $169,000 ($192.05)
    Sewerage: $126,000 ($143.18)
    Central Staff Services: $115,000 ($130.68)
    Regular Highways: $99,000 ($112.50)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($85.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($69.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($23.86)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($7.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($52.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($22.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $157,000 ($178.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($77.27)

Arco government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $183,000 ($207.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000 ($106.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,588,000 ($1804.55)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($22.73)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($5.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $322,000 ($365.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($63.64)
    Highways: $28,000 ($31.82)
    Other: $8,000 ($9.09)
  • Tax - Property: $239,000 ($271.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($46.59)
    Other License: $9,000 ($10.23)

Arco government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,458,000 ($3929.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,392,000 ($3854.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,000 ($75.00)

Arco government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,769,000 ($2010.23)

Businesses in Arco, ID

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Arco:

  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arco:

  • KCVI (101.5 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLCE (97.3 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KID-FM (96.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KYZK (107.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KECH-FM (95.3 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIKX (104.7 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • K216CY (91.1 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: BOISE ST. UNIV., ID ST BD OF EDUCA.)
  • KWRV (91.9 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Arco:

  • K13VK (Channel 13; ARCO, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))

Arco fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 2015 08:17 PM, Sr-22, Lat: 43.834853, Lon: -112.823981, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 2014 02:45 PM, 3100 North Rd, County Rd, Lat: 43.623847, Lon: -113.295592, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1999 05:35 PM, West Sunset Drive, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 1998 09:20 PM, Us-93, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 1976 01:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 1975 01:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.7mTotal length
  • $2,697,000Total costs
  • 13,340Total average daily traffic
  • 1,327Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,010Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Arco, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Arco, ID

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Arco)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Big Southern Butte Se (Lat: 43.412972 Lon: -113.022778), Call Sign: KEU978,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.330 MHz, 159.390 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 11/20/2021, Registrant: State Of Idaho, Military Division, 700 South Stratford Drive, Building 6, Boise, ID 83720-0076, Phone: (208) 288-4000, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:
  • 551 Highland Drive (Lat: 43.640472 Lon: -113.297056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WRX663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.302 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2015, Expiration Date: 05/03/2025, Registrant: Clark Wireless, 550 W Pacific, Blackfoot, ID 83221, Phone: (208) 785-1430, Fax: (208) 785-0001, Email:
  • Arco Office 221 W Grant Ave (Lat: 43.635167 Lon: -113.301944), Call Sign: WQX764, Licensee ID: L00007703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.620 MHz, 153.710 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 10/15/2022, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2012, Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St. 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:
  • Court Hosue 3081 W 2500 N (Lat: 43.635833 Lon: -113.301333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WPVX402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.32740 MHz, 2.41540 MHz, 2.47240 MHz, 2.53640 MHz, 2.80540 MHz, 5.13640 MHz, 5.14140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz, 7.47840 MHz, 7.80640 MHz, 7.93340 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 08/29/2022, Certifier: Jim Price, Registrant: State Of Idaho, Military Division, 700 South Stratford Drive, Building 6, Boise, ID 83720-0076, Phone: (208) 288-4000, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:
  • 3098 W 2400 N (Lat: 43.625000 Lon: -113.316111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQYZ853,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4980.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2017, Expiration Date: 03/15/2027, Certifier: Darrin M Terry, Registrant: State Of Idaho, Military Division, 700 S. Stratford Drive, Bldg #6, Boise, ID 83720-0076, Phone: (208) 288-4000, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Arco)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5924P , Serial Number: 24-1011, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/1998
    Registrant (Partnership): Aviation Atomic, Po Box 17, Arco, ID 83213, Other Owners: A Brent Pearson, Mark I Pope
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7245E , Serial Number: 52245, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Wheeler, Po Box 481, Arco, ID 83213
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1661F , Serial Number: 17255056, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark I Pope, 3145 W 2500 N, Arco, ID 83213, Other Owners: Kyle B Pope
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/23/2018
  • Aircraft: CONNOR JOHN H KITFOX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 16JC , Serial Number: 400, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Mark I Pope, 3145 W 2500 N, Arco, ID 83213
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55875 , Serial Number: 28-7305488, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Wade E Collins, 2366 N 2930 W, Arco, ID 83213
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/03/2018
  • Aircraft: BARNHART COMMUTER TWO (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8425 , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1974, Certificate Issue Date: 03/22/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Dallas E Barnhart, Rural Route 1 Box 94-D, Arco, ID 83213

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 20 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Arco, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.8%), and Structure Fires (32.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Arco, ID
    • 9546.8%Outside Fires
    • 6632.5%Structure Fires
    • 2612.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 167.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Arco, ID
Most common first names in Arco, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1174.2 years
Charles1173.4 years
Mary1075.6 years
Robert970.0 years
George764.0 years
William670.3 years
Paul677.7 years
Thomas675.8 years
James579.2 years
Dorothy571.8 years
Most common last names in Arco, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1278.2 years
Morris966.7 years
Anderson781.1 years
Taylor757.9 years
Perrenoud665.5 years
Walker678.7 years
Johnson671.3 years
Hansen680.0 years
Woodbridge473.5 years
Braswell469.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Arco, ID
  • 30.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.3%Electricity
  • 28.9%Wood
  • 7.0%Other fuel
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Arco, ID
  • 67.9%Electricity
  • 15.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.4%Utility gas
  • 2.8%No fuel used


Arco compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ty Lord (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.