Butte City, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 68 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.5%
 
Males: 37  (55.1%)
Females: 31  (44.9%)
Median resident age:  58.5 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip code: 83213

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,165 (it was $17,250 in 2000)
Butte City:

$21,165
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,028 (it was $11,889 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $22,560 (it was $38,200 in 2000)
Butte City:

$22,560
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $69,737; Detached houses: $81,958; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $45,603; Mobile homes: $64,099
Butte City races chart
  • White alone - 58 (78.4%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (13.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (4.1%)
  • Black alone - 2 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Butte City: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.5%), United States (12.7%), Swedish (8.9%), English (7.6%), Scottish (5.1%), Welsh (5.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5315 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 339 people per square mile   (very low).

Butte City, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Butte City:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 31.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butte City city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 86.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

9 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia).

This city:  12.9%
Idaho:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (0.6%)

Butte City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (61.3 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (478.4 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (700.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Arco, ID (1.8 miles ), Moore, ID (3.3 miles) , Howe, ID (4.0 miles ), Lost River, ID (4.1 miles) , Atomic City, ID (5.0 miles) , Mackay, ID (5.3 miles ), Carey, ID (6.4 miles ), Mud Lake, ID (6.4 miles ).

Latitude: 43.61 N, Longitude: 113.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Butte City household income distribution Butte City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+28.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%)
  • Finance and insurance (31%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

Average climate in Butte City, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Butte City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 274% 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 144.7 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 42.7 miles away from Butte 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 306.5 miles away from the city 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 117.1 miles away from the city 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 43.1 miles away from Butte 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 62.4 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 (12).
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).
Butte City topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butte City:

  • Idaho State University (about 66 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,350)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 75 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 95 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Boise State University (about 149 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Utah State University (about 149 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 164 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 167 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)

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Butte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.0%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 88.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.7%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Butte City compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Butte City travel time to work - commute Butte City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Utility gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Butte City city (based on Butte County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.12%
Here: 57.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents91.0%4.7%3.4%0.8%0.1%
Congregations62.5%12.5%12.5%12.5%-
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: 1
Butte County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

18.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

25.1%
Idaho:

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

15.0%
State:

11.7%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$781
Totals for Government 0$0 2$781

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


8.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bonneville County, ID  1.61% ($28,133 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butte City:

  • 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.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; 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.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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 Butte City:

  • 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 Butte City:

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