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Median resident age:  36.9 years
Idaho median age:  33.2 years

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,571 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Bruneau:

$31,571
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,260

Bruneau CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,837 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Bruneau:

$120,837
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $245,276; Detached houses: $315,654; Mobile homes: $73,633; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,555
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Bruneau races chart
  • White alone - 563 (77.3%)
  • Hispanic - 150 (20.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bruneau: 167.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2525 feet




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According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bruneau, Idaho as of December 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bruneau to the number of sex offenders is 745 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bruneau CCD:  0.4% ($365)
Idaho:  1.0% ($1,007)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (88.7 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (416.7 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (603.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: West Salmon Falls, ID (4.8 miles) , Castleford, ID (5.2 miles ), Glenns Ferry, ID (5.7 miles ), Buhl, ID (5.8 miles ), Hagerman, ID (5.8 miles ), Bliss, ID (6.2 miles ), Filer, ID (6.4 miles ), Wendell, ID (6.4 miles ).

Latitude: 42.49 N, Longitude: 115.40 W

Area code: 208

Bruneau household income distribution Bruneau home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (68%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Fuel dealers (2%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Apparel (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (42%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (22%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Bruneau-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/2008 at 14:16:02, a magnitude 6.0 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/21/2008 at 14:20:51, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Bruneau center
On 2/21/2008 at 23:57:51, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.6 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/8/2001 at 05:37:11, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/2008 at 23:27:45, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.2 ML, Depth: 9.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Bruneau center
On 4/22/2008 at 20:40:09, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.4 ML, Depth: 4.8 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 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 Owyhee County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Corbin Harney - Environmentalist.

Political contributions by individuals in Bruneau, ID

Airports located in Bruneau:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bruneau:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 48 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,157)
  • Boise State University (about 88 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 96 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Idaho State University (about 153 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Utah State University (about 192 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 192 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • Weber State University (about 200 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)

Public high school in Bruneau:

Public elementary/middle school in Bruneau:

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Library in Bruneau:

  • BRUNEAU VALLEY DISTRICT (Operating income: $12,652; Location: 32073 RUTH ST; 8,224 books; 14 audio materials; 385 video materials; 51 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bruneau: Indian Batt Cabin (A), Blackstone Ranch (B), Albert Taylor Place (C), Fred Hall Homestead (D), Frank Triguero Homestead (E), White Homestead (F), Squaw Camp (G), Indian Bathtub (H), Medbury Ferry (I), Rutherford Ranch (J), Cowan Homestead (K), Homer Bedal Homestead (L), The Windmill (M), Stanley Cabin (N), The Trap (O), Little Valley School (P), Juniper Ranch (Q), Indian Cove (R), Horse Trap (S), Bruneau Guard Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Stone Cemetery (1), O X Cemetery (2), Hot Springs Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mosquito Lake Reservoir (A), Big Lake (B), Catholic Lake (C), Cedar Tree Trail Lakes (D), Inside Lakes (E), James Lake (F), Long Lake (G), Monument Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cherry Creek (A), Deadwood Creek (B), Deer Creek (C), Clover Creek (D), Hayes Creek (E), Louse Creek (F), Marys Creek (G), Miller Water (H), Nit Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bruneau include: Bruneau Dunes State Park (1), Snake River Birds of Prey Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Hot Springs Bench (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Owyhee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BRUNEAU WATER AND SEWER DIST (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-11-1998)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
SCOUT PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.4%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.4%
Whole state:

11.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bruneau, ID


6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Bruneau compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bruneau CCD (based on Owyhee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.10%
Here30.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneFriends (Quakers)Assemblies of God
Adherents41.8%24.7%8.2%6.9%2.8%
Congregations15.4%23.1%7.7%7.7%7.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist AssociationChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents2.5%2.5%2.1%1.9%6.5%
Congregations3.8%7.7%3.8%3.8%19.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Owyhee County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Owyhee County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Owyhee County:

27.2%
Idaho:

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

17.6%
State:

11.7%

11.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.06%
Idaho average:

9.61%

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:
from Canyon County, ID  5.00% ($35,339 average AGI)
from Ada County, ID  1.30% ($45,814)
from Elmore County, ID  0.39% ($28,692)


11.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.00%
Idaho average:

8.30%

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:
to Canyon County, ID  5.18% ($29,135 average AGI)
to Ada County, ID  1.55% ($28,863)
to Elmore County, ID  0.61% ($24,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bruneau:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLIX (1310 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bruneau:

  • KTPZ (99.1 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBSJ (91.3 FM; JACKPOT, NV; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bruneau:

  • K05JU (Channel 5; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)


Bruneau on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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