Buhl, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 4,365 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.5%
 
Males: 2,184  (50.0%)
Females: 2,181  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83316.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,496 (it was $28,644 in 2000)
Buhl:

$39,496
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,977 (it was $13,539 in 2000)

Buhl city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,885 (it was $68,900 in 2000)
Buhl:

$97,885
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $103,620; detached houses: $113,014; mobile homes: $53,104

Median gross rent in 2017: $687.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buhl: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.2%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.1% for American Indian residents, 11.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Buhl, ID (2017)
    • 2,99367.4%White alone
    • 1,34630.3%Hispanic
    • 561.3%American Indian alone
    • 350.8%Two or more races
    • 90.2%Black alone
    • 90.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Buhl, Idaho as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buhl is 112 to 1.


Crime rates in Buhl 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)
1
(24.6)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
5
(122.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.7)
1
(23.9)
1
(23.6)
3
(70.5)
1
(23.2)
1
(23.1)
2
(45.5)
Robberies
(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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(221.2)
22
(534.0)
12
(297.9)
7
(173.1)
10
(244.6)
15
(365.4)
7
(167.9)
3
(71.6)
6
(143.4)
8
(188.9)
6
(140.9)
4
(92.9)
13
(300.5)
13
(295.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(393.3)
32
(776.7)
70
(1,738)
24
(593.5)
23
(562.6)
24
(584.7)
24
(575.8)
29
(692.0)
16
(382.5)
26
(613.9)
21
(493.3)
16
(371.7)
21
(485.4)
21
(477.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(1,672)
66
(1,602)
57
(1,415)
87
(2,151)
68
(1,663)
70
(1,705)
94
(2,255)
59
(1,408)
52
(1,243)
52
(1,228)
51
(1,198)
72
(1,672)
41
(947.8)
58
(1,318)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(221.2)
13
(315.5)
12
(297.9)
6
(148.4)
8
(195.7)
1
(24.4)
3
(72.0)
2
(47.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.2)
5
(117.5)
2
(46.5)
9
(208.0)
3
(68.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(72.8)
2
(49.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(121.8)
1
(24.0)
1
(23.9)
2
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.2)
1
(22.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)176.0269.9261.7193.9268.3184.2169.9161.1124.3152.5176.4133.8167.1187.1

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City-data.com crime index in Buhl, ID

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: American (22.1%), German (9.4%), English (6.7%), Italian (2.7%), Irish (1.7%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3740 feet

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 2,593 people per square mile   (average).

Buhl, Idaho map

638 residents are foreign born (13.6% Latin America).

This city:

14.4%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,044 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $825 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (102.3 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (435.9 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (620.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Castleford, ID (2.8 miles ),
Filer, ID (2.8 miles ),
Wendell, ID (3.5 miles ),
West Salmon Falls, ID (3.7 miles ),
Jerome, ID (3.9 miles ),
Twin Falls, ID (3.9 miles ),
Hagerman, ID (4.1 miles ),
Hollister, ID (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 114.76 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Trout Capitol

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Distribution of median household income in Buhl, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Buhl, ID in 2017
Buhl satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Idaho:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +406 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in Buhl, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.2%)
  • Food (13.8%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.6%)
  • Food (16.8%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Food (10.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Buhl, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Food processing workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Buhl, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Buhl, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.4. This is about average.

City:

64.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Buhl-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 345% 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 113.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from Buhl center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 246.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 289.7 miles away from Buhl center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 332.4 miles away from Buhl 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 123.8 miles away from Buhl 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 Twin Falls County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buhl topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Buhl:

  • DESERT VIEW CARE CENTER OF BUHL (820 SPRAGUE AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Buhl:

  • PREFERRED COMMUNITY HOMES - CORNERSTONE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WENDELL, ID)
  • MAGIC VALLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WENDELL, ID)
  • PREFERRED COMMUNITY HOMES - COURTYARD (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WENDELL, ID)
  • ST LUKE'S MAGIC VALLEY RMC Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; TWIN FALLS, ID)
  • RIVER RIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TWIN FALLS, ID)
  • CLEAR CREEK HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; TWIN FALLS, ID)
  • CANYON VIEW HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; TWIN FALLS, ID)

Airports located in Buhl:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buhl:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 15 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Boise State University (about 101 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 113 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 113 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Idaho State University (about 120 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 149 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Utah State University (about 163 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)

Public high school in Buhl:

Public elementary/middle schools in Buhl:

Private elementary/middle school in Buhl:

  • CLOVER TRINITY LUTHERAN (Students: 15, Location: 3552 N 1825 E, Grades: PK-5)
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Library in Buhl:

  • BUHL PUBLIC (Operating income: $185,550; Location: 215 BROADWAY N; 28,314 books; 1,267 audio materials; 1,941 video materials; 51 state licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buhl: Buhl Library (A), Buhl City Hall (B), Buhl Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Buhl: Eastman Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Swimming Pools - Miracle Hot Springs (Recreation Areas; Highway 30).

Hotels: Siesta Motel (629 Broadway Avenue North), Oregon Trail Motel & Apartments (510 Broadway Avenue South).

Birthplace of: Gus Kohntopp - Aviator, Gene Scott - televangelist, Marjorie Reynolds - Actress.

Twin Falls 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 Buhl and their reported violations in the past:

BUHL CITY OF (Population served: 4,100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-24-2011 to MAR-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-24-2011 to MAR-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-15-2011 to MAR-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2011)
  • 23 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2014)
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
KANAKA RAPIDS RANCH WATER SYSTEM INC (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-16-2010 to MAR-20-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-16-2010 to MAR-20-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-09-2011 to MAR-20-2014)
  • 25 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
CLEAR LAKE RANCH P U D (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
TRAIN STATION PIZZA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.5%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
30 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Buhl (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings Bank of Twin Falls: Buhl Branch at 123 North Broadway, branch established on 1982/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $472.3 mil, Deposits: $397.3 mil, headquarters in Twin Falls, ID, positive income, 10 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Buhl Branch at 200 Broadway North, branch established on 1983/01/04. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Buhl Branch at 819 Main Street, branch established on 1867/03/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Farmers National Bank of Buhl: The Farmers National Bank Of Buhl at 914 Main Street, branch established on 1917/05/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $373.4 mil, Deposits: $322.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Buhl:

Marital status in Buhl, ID
  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Buhl:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Idaho average:

10.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buhl, ID (based on Twin Falls County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other19,45151
Evangelical Protestant8,52055
Catholic5,8262
Mainline Protestant4,63218
Black Protestant1791
Orthodox511
None38,571-
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: 20
This county:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Twin Falls County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
This county:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Twin Falls County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

8.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
State:

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

11.4%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Buhl:

28.6
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Buhl:

22.5%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Buhl:

32.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.0%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buhl, 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$28,290$37,7200$0
Water Supply 5$18,080$43,3920$0
Firefighters 4$13,764$41,29237$4,752
Sewerage 4$16,461$49,3830$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,451$33,8046$4,316
Solid Waste Management 3$7,368$29,4720$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,758$31,0320$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,931$35,5860$0
Local Libraries 2$5,254$31,5246$3,186
Fire - Other 1$2,380$28,5600$0
Financial Administration 1$3,967$47,6040$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 37$117,704$38,17449$12,254

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $166,000 ($38.03)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($11.45)
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000 ($1.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $913,000 ($209.16)
    Water Utilities: $746,000 ($170.90)
    Police Protection: $635,000 ($145.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $559,000 ($128.06)
    Central Staff Services: $378,000 ($86.60)
    Regular Highways: $371,000 ($84.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $355,000 ($81.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000 ($56.13)
    Libraries: $203,000 ($46.51)
    Air Transportation: $31,000 ($7.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $690,000 ($158.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,581,000 ($362.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $328,000 ($75.14)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,181,000 ($499.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $378,000 ($86.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($5.73)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($5.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $186,000 ($42.61)
    Air Transportation: $103,000 ($23.60)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($10.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $284,000 ($65.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $253,000 ($57.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $191,000 ($43.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($10.54)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($2.29)
    Rents: $8,000 ($1.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,408,000 ($322.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $322,000 ($73.77)
    Highways: $124,000 ($28.41)
    Public Welfare: $8,000 ($1.83)
  • Tax - Property: $1,588,000 ($363.80)
    Public Utility License: $85,000 ($19.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000 ($5.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.92)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.69)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,453,000 ($4685.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,906,000 ($4331.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,547,000 ($354.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,746,000 ($400.00)

7.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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 Jerome County, ID  0.91% ($41,860 average AGI)
from Ada County, ID  0.53% ($38,224)
from Gooding County, ID  0.37% ($115,441)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
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 Ada County, ID  0.97% ($42,526 average AGI)
to Jerome County, ID  0.88% ($33,031)
to Canyon County, ID  0.32% ($58,559)
Businesses in Buhl, ID
NameCountNameCount
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buhl:

  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLIX (1310 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KART (1400 AM; 1 kW; JEROME, ID; Owner: KART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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)
  • KFTA (970 AM; 3 kW; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buhl:

  • KAWZ (89.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS)
  • KEFX (88.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMVX (102.9 FM; JEROME, ID; Owner: KART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEZJ-FM (95.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBSJ (91.3 FM; JACKPOT, NV; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIR (90.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKMV (92.5 FM; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZDX (99.9 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: KART & EAGLE ROCK B/C INC,TENANTS)
  • KTPZ (99.1 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBSW (91.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KLIX-FM (96.5 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Buhl:

  • KMVT (Channel 11; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CATAMOUNT-IDAHO LICENSE L.L.C.)
  • KBAX-LP (Channel 27; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • KTID-LP (Channel 58; TWIN FALLS, ETC., ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • KTWT-LP (Channel 43; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • KCTF-LP (Channel 45; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • KDID-LP (Channel 55; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: TWIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K25EV (Channel 25; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K05IX (Channel 5; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTFT-LP (Channel 38; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K08KV (Channel 8; JEROME, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Buhl fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Buhl fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.2mTotal length
  • $4,092,000Total costs
  • 6,220Total average daily traffic
  • 1,006Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,330Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Buhl, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Buhl, ID
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buhl)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Buhl, ID)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buhl)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Buhl)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (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 fire incidents per year is 69. The highest number of fires - 101 took place in 2006, and the least - 48 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Buhl, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (65.9%), and Structure Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buhl, ID
    • 77665.9%Outside Fires
    • 27022.9%Structure Fires
    • 1119.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 201.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buhl, ID
Most common first names in Buhl, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7976.5 years
William5577.7 years
Mary4781.5 years
Robert4575.3 years
Frank4079.6 years
James3576.3 years
Charles3276.9 years
George3180.0 years
Ruth2679.3 years
Joseph2479.0 years
Most common last names in Buhl, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3477.7 years
Smith3278.4 years
Wilson2475.0 years
Jones1679.1 years
Clark1677.6 years
Machacek1475.0 years
Roberts1481.9 years
Miller1377.8 years
Stewart1378.8 years
Moore1375.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buhl, ID
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buhl, ID
  • 75.4%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Buhl compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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