Bonners Ferry, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 2,603 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 1,384  (53.2%)
Females: 1,219  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

45.5 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83805.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,724 (it was $24,509 in 2000)
Bonners Ferry:

$31,724
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,420 (it was $13,343 in 2000)

Bonners Ferry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,599 (it was $83,500 in 2000)
Bonners Ferry:

$173,599
ID:

$207,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $554.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bonners Ferry: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.5%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.7% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bonners Ferry, ID (2010)
    • 2,31190.9%White alone
    • 1194.7%Hispanic
    • 461.8%Two or more races
    • 441.7%American Indian alone
    • 130.5%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Black alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Bonners Ferry, Idaho as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bonners Ferry is 111 to 1.


Crime rates in Bonners Ferry by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(71.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(180.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(109.6)
2
(75.9)
3
(115.7)
2
(78.4)
2
(77.8)
3
(118.9)
12
(464.0)
1
(40.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(235.4)
5
(194.3)
4
(152.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(433.7)
9
(321.9)
26
(950.3)
6
(227.6)
15
(578.7)
6
(235.3)
2
(77.8)
10
(396.2)
10
(386.7)
8
(326.0)
8
(323.2)
15
(588.5)
2
(77.7)
4
(152.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(1,446)
33
(1,180)
33
(1,206)
30
(1,138)
27
(1,042)
14
(549.0)
17
(661.2)
25
(990.5)
42
(1,624)
56
(2,282)
35
(1,414)
27
(1,059)
28
(1,088)
18
(687.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(144.6)
4
(143.1)
2
(73.1)
2
(75.9)
1
(38.6)
1
(39.2)
5
(194.5)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.7)
1
(40.4)
1
(39.2)
1
(38.9)
1
(38.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
1
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.6)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)135.9131.3142.5113.1108.4100.463.094.3196.4158.182.4165.290.971.8

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City-data.com crime index in Bonners Ferry, ID

Crime rate in Bonners Ferry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: European (23.9%), American (20.0%), German (16.3%), English (7.6%), Norwegian (3.6%), Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1930 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,228 people per square mile   (low).

Bonners Ferry, Idaho map

174 residents are foreign born (3.9% North America, 1.4% Europe, 1.4% Latin America).

This city:

6.7%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $840 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $879 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (82.3 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (279.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1015.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Moyie Springs, ID (2.5 miles ),
Naples, ID (3.3 miles ),
Sylvanite, MT (4.5 miles),
Troy, MT (5.0 miles ),
Kootenai, ID (5.3 miles ),
Ponderay, ID (5.4 miles ),
Yaak, MT (5.4 miles ),
Hope, ID (5.5 miles)

Latitude: 48.69 N, Longitude: 116.32 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Bonners Ferry, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bonners Ferry, ID in 2017
Bonners Ferry satellite photo by USGS

Bonners Ferry tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Idaho:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +314 (+14.3%).
Most common industries in Bonners Ferry, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Wood products (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (15.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.3%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.8%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Bonners Ferry, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Woodworkers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)

Average climate in Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bonners Ferry, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Bonners Ferry-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 78% 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 391.9 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 341.0 miles away from Bonners Ferry center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 303.1 miles away from Bonners Ferry center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 310.8 miles away from Bonners Ferry center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 294.1 miles away from Bonners Ferry center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 569.6 miles away from Bonners Ferry center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boundary County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bonners Ferry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bonners Ferry:

  • BOUNDARY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 6640 KANIKSU STREET)
  • BOUNDARY COUNTY NURSING HOME (6640 KANIKSU STREET)

Airports located in Bonners Ferry:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bonners Ferry:

  • North Idaho College (about 74 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Whitworth University (about 83 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 86 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 87 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 88 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 102 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • University of Idaho (about 140 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public high school in Bonners Ferry:

Private high schools in Bonners Ferry:

  • KOOTENAI VALLEY MENNONITE CHURCH (Students: 71, Location: 782 MOON SHADOW RD, Grades: 1-12)
  • BOULDER CREEK ACADEMY (Students: 53, Location: 378 EMERSON LN, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bonners Ferry:

Private elementary/middle school in Bonners Ferry:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 67, Location: 510860 HIGHWAY 95, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Bonners Ferry

Library in Bonners Ferry:

  • BOUNDARY COUNTY DISTRICT (Operating income: $274,620; Location: 6370 KOOTENAI; 39,178 books; 1,339 audio materials; 1,853 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 184 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bonners Ferry: Bonners Ferry Fire Department Station 2 (A), Bonners Ferry Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Boundary County Historical Society & Museum (7229 Main Street), International Selkirk Loop (6823 Eisenhower Street).

Hotels: Log Inn of Bonners Ferry (Highway 95 North), Springs Restaurant (Kootenai River Plaza), Best Western Kootenai River Inn (7160 Plaza St), Kootenai Valley Motel (Highway 95 South), Feast Creek Lodge (195A Road 34), Carriage House Inn (6506 Main Street), Bear Creek Lodge (5952 Main).

Court: Boundary County - District Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Mourning Dove (author) - Writer, Dick Arndt - Football player, Johnny James - Baseball player.

Boundary 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 Bonners Ferry and their reported violations in the past:

BONNERS FERRY CITY OF (Population served: 3,200, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2008. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (3 times from MAR-03-2009 to DEC-01-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2007. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2009)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2007. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2009)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
CABINET MOUNTAINS WATER DIST (Population served: 2,100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PARADISE VALLEY WATER ASSN (Population served: 250, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2007
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
MISSION CREEK WATER ASSN (Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-29-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2013), St BCA signed (NOV-29-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013), St BCA signed (NOV-29-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2013), St BCA signed (NOV-29-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2013)
  • 13 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
MORAVIA WATER ASSN (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WILD HORSE MERCANTILE (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COW CREEK WATER ASSN (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFW KOOTENAI NATIONAL WILDLIFE REF (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.5%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Bonners Ferry in 2010:

  • 30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Bonners Ferry in 2000:

  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Bonners Ferry (2011 data):

  • Panhandle State Bank: Bonners Ferry Branch at 6750 Main, branch established on 1993/10/01. Info updated 2009/07/09: Bank assets: $936.3 mil, Deposits: $731.7 mil, headquarters in Sandpoint, ID, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Intermountain Community Bancorp
  • Mountain West Bank: Bonners Ferry Branch at 7186 1st Street, branch established on 1962/03/01. Info updated 2011/02/15: Bank assets: $1,129.4 mil, Deposits: $806.0 mil, headquarters in Coeur D Alene, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bonners Ferry South Hill Branch at 6764 Main Street, branch established on 1980/02/08. 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 Bonners Ferry:

Marital status in Bonners Ferry, ID
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bonners Ferry:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Idaho average:

10.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bonners Ferry, ID (based on Boundary County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,14214
Other7533
Catholic6561
Mainline Protestant4973
Orthodox1001
None6,824-
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:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

9.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Boundary County:

25.6%
State:

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

6.3%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
State:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bonners Ferry:

46.4%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bonners Ferry:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Bonners Ferry:

55.7%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.9%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bonners Ferry, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 7$42,114$72,1950$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$24,209$41,5010$0
Other Government Administration 5$19,844$47,6265$1,840
Streets and Highways 4$14,264$42,7920$0
Sewerage 3$10,879$43,5161$2,053
Water Supply 2$8,572$51,4320$0
Other and Unallocable 2$10,108$60,6480$0
Firefighters 0$0 18$3,496
Police - Other 0$0 1$948
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,559
Totals for Government 30$129,990$51,99626$12,896

Bonners Ferry government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,443,000 ($554.36)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.77)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.77)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,190,000 ($1609.68)
    Water Utilities: $926,000 ($355.74)
    Police Protection: $570,000 ($218.98)
    Sewerage: $498,000 ($191.32)
    Regular Highways: $392,000 ($150.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $237,000 ($91.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $177,000 ($68.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000 ($58.01)
    Central Staff Services: $103,000 ($39.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $83,000 ($31.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000 ($24.20)
    Libraries: $35,000 ($13.45)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($6.92)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($6.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000 ($5.38)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($3.07)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($3.07)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($1.92)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($17.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $39,000 ($14.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $102,000 ($39.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($6.92)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($6.15)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($4.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,716,000 ($659.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($47.25)

Bonners Ferry government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $530,000 ($203.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000 ($68.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($53.40)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $303,000 ($116.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000 ($24.20)
    Other: $58,000 ($22.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $105,000 ($40.34)
    Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($32.27)
    Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($15.75)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($8.84)
    Rents: $15,000 ($5.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.54)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($1.54)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,445,000 ($1707.65)
    Water Utilities: $1,059,000 ($406.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $280,000 ($107.57)
    Highways: $106,000 ($40.72)
    Other: $65,000 ($24.97)
  • Tax - Property: $572,000 ($219.75)
    Other License: $51,000 ($19.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($2.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($1.92)

Bonners Ferry government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,078,000 ($1566.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,817,000 ($1466.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $262,000 ($100.65)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,000 ($21.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,878,000 ($2258.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $340,000 ($130.62)

8.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.64%
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 Bonner County, ID  1.04% ($23,767 average AGI)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.80% ($40,818)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Idaho average:

7.05%

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 Bonner County, ID  1.23% ($32,041 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.83% ($38,727)
Businesses in Bonners Ferry, ID
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Safeway1
Curves1Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bonners Ferry:

  • KBFI (1450 AM; 1 kW; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: RADIO BONNERS FERRY, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPT (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bonners Ferry:

  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • K220AE (91.9 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: BOUNDARY CNTY TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)
  • K257DH (99.3 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: BOUNDARY CTY TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)
  • K265AV (100.9 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: BOUNDARY COUNTY TV TRANS. DISTRICT)
  • K272AR (102.3 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: BOUNDARY COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)
  • K296BJ (107.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: BOUNDARY COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Bonners Ferry:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K11HM (Channel 11; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: BOUNDARY COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • K13HQ (Channel 13; BONNERS FERRY, ETC., ID; Owner: BOUNDARY COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • K67DI (Channel 54; BONNERS FERRY, ETC., ID; Owner: BOUNDARY COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
Bonners Ferry fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bonners Ferry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 64.7mTotal length
  • $22,951,000Total costs
  • 27,820Total average daily traffic
  • 2,488Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,900Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bonners Ferry)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bonners Ferry, ID)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (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: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bonners Ferry)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bonners Ferry)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fires per year is 50. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2002, and the least - 14 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bonners Ferry, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.9%), and Structure Fires (35.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bonners Ferry, ID
    • 42749.9%Outside Fires
    • 30735.9%Structure Fires
    • 9411.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 283.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bonners Ferry, ID
Most common first names in Bonners Ferry, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4577.9 years
John4074.2 years
Robert3971.3 years
Charles3277.2 years
George3077.9 years
Mary2879.9 years
James2776.3 years
Ruth2480.8 years
Harold1773.7 years
Helen1483.1 years
Most common last names in Bonners Ferry, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1871.7 years
Peterson1677.5 years
Brown1179.7 years
Smith1174.1 years
Baker1178.1 years
Anderson1082.2 years
Plato1084.7 years
Jones972.8 years
Bennett977.3 years
Miller978.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bonners Ferry, ID
  • 60.6%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 15.2%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bonners Ferry, ID
  • 69.5%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bonners Ferry compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 46 pilots and 24 other airmen in this city.
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  • Kevin Earl Merrifield (1)
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