Cottonwood, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 940 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 451  (48.0%)
Females: 489  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 83522.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,738 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$53,738
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,602 (it was $15,003 in 2000)

Cottonwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $154,587 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$154,587
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $191,847; detached houses: $183,525; mobile homes: $228,445

Median gross rent in 2019: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cottonwood: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cottonwood, ID (2019)
    • 94893.3%White alone
    • 333.2%Hispanic
    • 111.1%Asian alone
    • 80.8%American Indian alone
    • 80.8%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cottonwood, Idaho as of February 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cottonwood is 243 to 1.


Crime rates in Cottonwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(96.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(108.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
1
(109.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(376.6)
5
(483.6)
5
(474.8)
1
(96.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(108.0)
3
(328.9)
3
(325.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(91.1)
4
(376.6)
4
(386.8)
3
(284.9)
2
(192.5)
3
(329.7)
1
(109.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(219.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(108.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(273.2)
9
(847.5)
4
(386.8)
5
(474.8)
2
(192.5)
8
(879.1)
10
(1,092)
7
(755.9)
4
(438.6)
4
(433.8)
1
(108.1)
3
(324.0)
1
(107.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(329.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(108.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(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)
1
(108.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index17.3135.6139.3133.9117.484.651.351.8131.691.198.413.011.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cottonwood, ID

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Idaho average:

1.62
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Ancestries: German (63.5%), American (6.0%), French (3.0%), Irish (2.8%), English (2.6%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,132 people per square mile   (low).

Cottonwood, Idaho map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $904 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $635 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (119.7 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (295.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (834.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ferdinand, ID (2.7 miles),
Nezperce, ID (3.7 miles ),
Grangeville, ID (3.7 miles ),
Craigmont, ID (3.8 miles ),
Stites, ID (4.3 miles ),
Winchester, ID (4.3 miles ),
Kooskia, ID (4.3 miles ),
Kamiah, ID (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 46.05 N, Longitude: 116.35 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Cottonwood, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cottonwood, ID in 2019
Cottonwood satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Idaho:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in Cottonwood, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.4%)
  • Public administration (12.4%)
  • Social assistance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Cottonwood, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Child care workers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Woodworkers (4.8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Child care workers (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)

Average climate in Cottonwood, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cottonwood, Idaho average temperatures Cottonwood, Idaho average precipitation Cottonwood, Idaho humidity Cottonwood, Idaho wind speed Cottonwood, Idaho snowfall Cottonwood, Idaho sunshine Cottonwood, Idaho clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.5. This is about average.

City:

68.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.55. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.55
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Cottonwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1101% 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 184.8 miles away from Cottonwood 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 295.4 miles away from Cottonwood center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 125.1 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 388.4 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 304.7 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Idaho County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cottonwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cottonwood:

  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 701 LEWISTON ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cottonwood:

  • SYRINGA GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)
  • GRANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)

Airports located in Cottonwood:

Amtrak station near Cottonwood:

  • 14 miles: GRANGEVILLE (U.S. HWY 95) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottonwood:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 41 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 57 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 61 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 93 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 99 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • North Idaho College (about 115 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 116 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

Public high schools in Cottonwood:

  • PRAIRIE JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 453 KEUTERVILLE RD, Grades: 7-12)
  • REGION II PROF-TECH ACADEMY (Location: 1916 E STREET, Grades: 10-12)

Private high school in Cottonwood:

  • SUMMIT ACADEMY (Students: 90, Location: 122 SUBSTATION RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Cottonwood:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cottonwood: Cottonwood Rural Fire Department (A), Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cottonwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Country Haus Restaurant (407 Foster), Dog Bark Park (RR 1 Box 119L).

Birthplace of: Don Bies - Professional golfer, Sheryl Nuxoll - Congresswoman in Idaho, Bobby Watkins (cornerback) - Football player.

Idaho 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 Cottonwood and their reported violations in the past:

COTTONWOOD WATER DEPT (Population served: 944, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTH IDAHO CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
MONASTERY OF ST GERTRUDES (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Cottonwood in 2000:

  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Cottonwood (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cottonwood Branch at 104 Main Street, branch established on 1956/03/19. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cottonwood Branch at 316 Main Street, branch established on 1974/07/15. 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 Cottonwood:

Marital status in Cottonwood, ID
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cottonwood:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cottonwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cottonwood, ID (based on Idaho County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,7297
Evangelical Protestant1,73225
Other6333
Mainline Protestant5296
None10,644-
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: 7
Idaho County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

15.67 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

8.8%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Idaho County:

28.5%
Idaho:

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

10.3%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.0%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.8%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Cottonwood:

28.8
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cottonwood:

21.4%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cottonwood:

15.6%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cottonwood:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cottonwood:

39.4%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Cottonwood:

59.1%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.8%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cottonwood, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$7,258$43,5480$0
Financial Administration 1$3,418$41,0160$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,574$42,8882$2,020
Sewerage 1$4,186$50,2320$0
Water Supply 1$2,960$35,5200$0
Totals for Government 6$21,396$42,7922$2,020

Cottonwood government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $204,000 ($217.02)
    Water Utilities: $136,000 ($144.68)
    General Public Buildings: $103,000 ($109.57)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($47.87)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($29.79)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($24.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($12.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($9.57)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($3.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($2.13)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $144,000 ($153.19)
    Police Protection: $76,000 ($80.85)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($68.09)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($67.02)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($61.70)
    General Public Buildings: $53,000 ($56.38)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($42.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($13.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($5.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($2.13)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($2.13)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($2.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $517,000 ($550.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($53.19)

Cottonwood government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $156,000 ($165.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($154.26)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($4.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($4.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $17,000 ($18.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($17.02)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($6.38)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($3.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($271.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $209,000 ($222.34)
    Highways: $108,000 ($114.89)
  • Tax - Property: $247,000 ($262.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000 ($15.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.06)

Cottonwood government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,102,000 ($1172.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,061,000 ($1128.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($43.62)

Cottonwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,017,000 ($1081.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,000 ($108.51)

6.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 Nez Perce County, ID  0.76% ($43,927 average AGI)
from Lewis County, ID  0.52% ($31,857)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Nez Perce County, ID  0.86% ($65,848 average AGI)
to Lewis County, ID  0.71% ($30,974)
to Ada County, ID  0.39% ($32,667)

Businesses in Cottonwood, ID

  • RadioShack: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KORT (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCLK (1430 AM; 5 kW; ASOTIN, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMOK (106.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • K213BN (90.5 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE, INC.)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDAVEND CO. INC.)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOZE-FM (96.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWV (90.5 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Cottonwood:

  • K48DH (Channel 48; GRANGEVILLE, ETC., ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV,INC.)
  • K19BY (Channel 19; GRANGEVILLE, ETC., ID; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K59BA (Channel 59; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV, INC.)
  • K69AK (Channel 69; GRANGEVILLE, ETC., ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV, INC.)
  • K43CI (Channel 43; GRANGEVILLE, ETC., ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV, INC.)
  • K39CT (Channel 39; COTTONWOOD, ETC., ID; Owner: REV. RAY TUCKER TR/AS FAITH TV)
  • K26CK (Channel 26; CRAIGMONT, ETC., ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV, INC.)
  • K07CP (Channel 7; FERDINAND, ID; Owner: FERDINAND TV SERVICE)
  • K09CK (Channel 9; FERDINAND, ID; Owner: FERDINAND TV SERVICE)
  • K11CR (Channel 11; FERDINAND, ID; Owner: FERDINAND TV SERVICE)

Cottonwood fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2018 07:50 PM, Us-95, Lat: 46.047517, Lon: -116.345025, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 21, 2014 10:35 AM, Us-95, Lat: 46.128117, Lon: -116.359003, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 2014 09:20 PM, Keuterville Rd, Mouhgmer Point Rd, Lat: 46.023403, Lon: -116.402886, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 1, 1997 07:23 PM, King St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1996 12:18 AM, 95, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.4mTotal length
  • $612,000Total costs
  • 37,020Total average daily traffic
  • 4,070Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,530Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: WQAJ687, Licensee ID: L00230978,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.387 MHz, 466.762 MHz, 467.012 MHz, 467.450 MHz, 468.262 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2014, Expiration Date: 06/16/2024, Certifier: Brian Davis, Registrant: Davis Communications, 103 Mulledy Rd, Kooskia, ID 83539, Phone: (208) 926-4439, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Jct Of Lewiston & North Sts (Lat: 46.050722 Lon: -116.351806), Call Sign: KUX302,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2014, Expiration Date: 12/29/2024, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E# 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 4.8 Mi W (Lat: 46.066000 Lon: -116.464306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPJI226, Licensee ID: L00008317,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHz, 451.500 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/1996, Expiration Date: 06/25/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2001, Certifier: William A Honey, Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W Mineral Ave Rm Co G1.24, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8706, Fax: (303) 707-9775
  • Cottonwood Butte 517 Mi Wnw (Lat: 46.067111 Lon: -116.465972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KOQ30,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.750 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/05/2022, Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, 16111 Se 106th Avenue, Suite 100, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • COTTONWOOD BUTTE, Cottonwood Butte (Lat: 46.069167 Lon: -116.465000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQDU839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.112 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2015, Expiration Date: 11/03/2025, Certifier: Dennis Duman, Registrant: Davis Communications, 116 N Main St, Kooskia, ID 83539, Phone: (208) 926-4439, Fax: (208) 926-4685, Email:
  • JOHN BOSCO ACADEMY, 122 Substation Road (Lat: 46.065667 Lon: -116.355361), Call Sign: WRFH772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.112 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2020, Expiration Date: 03/04/2030, Certifier: Alea Wassmuth, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cottonwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1021C , Serial Number: 18257409, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 02/19/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clinton G Riener, Po Box 202, Cottonwood, ID 83522, Other Owners: Dain E Rad
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/05/1975
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180RW , Serial Number: 50126, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Jess L Hennis, Po Box 576, Cottonwood, ID 83522
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 206SN , Serial Number: U20605101, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/2008
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Katherine E Foley, 231 Old Homestead Rd, Cottonwood, ID 83522, Other Owners: Michael G Foley
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6744M , Serial Number: 108-4744, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 12/20/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jess Hennis, Po Box 576, Cottonwood, ID 83522, Other Owners: Helena Hennis
  • Aircraft: QUEST AIRCRAFT COMPANY LLC KODIAK 100 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-34 (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 974JB , Serial Number: 100-0014, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Seubert Enterprise Inc, Po Box 57, Cottonwood, ID 83522
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7CCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4589E , Serial Number: 7CCM-161, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 835 East Rd, Cottonwood, ID 83522
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/09/2020

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 23 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Cottonwood, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.9%), and Structure Fires (27.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cottonwood, ID
    • 8451.9%Outside Fires
    • 4527.8%Structure Fires
    • 2616.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 74.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cottonwood, ID
Most common first names in Cottonwood, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8886.7 years
John1579.8 years
Richard1171.7 years
Elizabeth1083.8 years
Helen876.6 years
George877.0 years
Joe781.3 years
Margaret787.3 years
Lawrence773.8 years
Henry773.7 years
Most common last names in Cottonwood, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Seubert2181.5 years
Schmidt1571.7 years
Uhlenkott1287.2 years
Wimer1078.2 years
Gehring1079.3 years
Arnzen970.2 years
Riener979.6 years
Kopczynski786.7 years
Nuxoll780.9 years
Wensman777.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cottonwood, ID
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 30.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.3%Wood
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cottonwood, ID
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 21.3%Wood
  • 13.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cottonwood compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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