Dietrich, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 341 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +127.3%
Males: 177  (51.9%)
Females: 164  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip code: 83324

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,874 (it was $35,625 in 2000)
Dietrich:

$62,874
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,962 (it was $12,888 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $106,143 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Dietrich:

$106,143
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $116,001; detached houses: $139,778; mobile homes: $62,706

Median gross rent in 2019: $868.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dietrich: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.7%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for other race residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dietrich, ID (2019)
    • 30590.0%White alone
    • 308.8%Hispanic
    • 20.6%Two or more races



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dietrich, Idaho as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dietrich is 376 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (20.5%), English (15.1%), German (4.8%), Danish (3.0%), Swiss (2.4%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 4130 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,637 people per square mile   (low).

Dietrich, Idaho map

15 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

4.4%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $829 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (92.1 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (448.5 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (649.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Shoshone, ID (2.7 miles ),
Richfield, ID (3.4 miles ),
Hunt, ID (4.0 miles ),
Jerome, ID (4.3 miles ),
Eden, ID (4.6 miles ),
Gooding, ID (4.8 miles ),
Hazelton, ID (4.8 miles ),
Wendell, ID (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.91 N, Longitude: 114.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Distribution of median household income in Dietrich, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dietrich, ID in 2019

Dietrich satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Idaho:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+17.2%).
Most common industries in Dietrich, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (34.9%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Social assistance (9.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.8%)
  • Private households (5.8%)
  • Food (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (29.4%)
  • Construction (23.5%)
  • Private households (8.8%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Rail transportation (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (38.5%)
  • Social assistance (15.4%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (9.6%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Music stores (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Dietrich, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Child care workers (15.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.5%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (8.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Teachers, secondary school (20.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (17.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.8%)
  • Child care workers (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (19.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)

Average climate in Dietrich, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dietrich, Idaho average temperatures Dietrich, Idaho average precipitation Dietrich, Idaho humidity Dietrich, Idaho wind speed Dietrich, Idaho snowfall Dietrich, Idaho sunshine Dietrich, 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 54.2. This is better than average.

City:

54.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.15
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Dietrich-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 2137% 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 83.9 miles away from Dietrich 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 213.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 236.1 miles away from the city center
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 115.5 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) earthquake occurred 110.5 miles away from Dietrich center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from Dietrich 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 Lincoln County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dietrich topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dietrich:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 26 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Idaho State University (about 94 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Boise State University (about 109 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 123 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 125 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 140 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Utah State University (about 150 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)

Public high school in Dietrich:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Dietrich Fire District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln 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 Dietrich and their reported violations in the past:

DIETRICH WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 198, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

3.5 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.6%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Dietrich:

Marital status in Dietrich, ID
  • Never married: 11.8%
  • Now married: 71.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dietrich:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dietrich, ID (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,3964
Evangelical Protestant2013
Catholic1651
Mainline Protestant1305
None3,316-
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: 2
Here:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Lincoln County:

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

11.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
Idaho:

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

5.5%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dietrich:

46.4%
State:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dietrich:

39.5%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dietrich:

25.0%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dietrich:

10.4%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dietrich:

37.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Dietrich:

50.2%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Dietrich:

74.9%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dietrich, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$642
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$356
Totals for Government 0$0 8$998

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

  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($17.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $14,000 ($41.06)
    Other - Police Protection: $2,000 ($5.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($64.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($11.73)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($5.87)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($5.87)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $32,000 ($93.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($8.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($123.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($46.92)
    Highways: $12,000 ($35.19)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($14.66)
  • Tax - Property: $38,000 ($111.44)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000 ($431.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,000 ($407.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($23.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($360.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,000 ($52.79)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dietrich:

  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KLIX (1310 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFTA (970 AM; 3 kW; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KART (1400 AM; 1 kW; JEROME, ID; Owner: KART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KEZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dietrich:

  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KAWZ (89.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS)
  • KBSW (91.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIR (90.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBSY (88.5 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Dietrich:

  • KMVT (Channel 11; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CATAMOUNT-IDAHO LICENSE L.L.C.)
  • KCTF-LP (Channel 45; 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.)
  • KBAX-LP (Channel 27; 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)
  • KTFT-LP (Channel 38; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSAW-LP (Channel 52; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIPT (Channel 13; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)

Dietrich fatal accident list:

Oct 22, 2015 08:20 AM, Sr-24, 850 W Road, Lat: 42.889903, Lon: -113.932697, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 2012 02:45 PM, Sr-24, Lat: 42.836544, Lon: -113.794583, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jun 21, 1992 02:20 PM, 650 N Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Feb 8, 1980 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.4mTotal length
  • $990,000Total costs
  • 400Total average daily traffic
  • 28Total average daily truck traffic
  • 600Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Dietrich Butte Site 940 E 100th Rd (Lat: 42.945833 Lon: -114.214556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN401
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: William H JohnsonRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • James E McDonald, 940 E 110 Th N Rd (Lat: 42.945833 Lon: -114.214444), Type: 50.3, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Id Holding, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 940 E 110 Th N Rd (Lat: 42.945833 Lon: -114.214444), Type: 50.3, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Id Holding, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Jerri L Janjua, 940 E 110 Th N Rd (Lat: 42.945833 Lon: -114.214444), Type: 50.3, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • 940 E 110 Th N Rd (Lat: 42.945833 Lon: -114.214444), Type: 50.3, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Dietrich Substation 1.5 Mi E & 2 Mi S (Lat: 42.898806 Lon: -114.303361), Call Sign: WQJ72, Licensee ID: L00069492,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 11/12/2022, Registrant: Idaho Power Company, Boise, ID 83707

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K7CDY, Previous Call Sign: KE7PRU, Licensee ID: L01340700, Grant Date: 04/13/2018, Expiration Date: 06/17/2028, Certifier: Cody L Hollibaugh, Registrant: Cody L Hollibaugh, 599 N. Washington St., Dietrich, ID 83324
  • Call Sign: KG7SIR, Licensee ID: L01932392, Grant Date: 03/27/2015, Expiration Date: 03/27/2025, Certifier: Colleen Conner, Registrant: Colleen Conner, 314 West 7th, Dietrich, ID 83324
  • Call Sign: KG7TVE, Licensee ID: L01946598, Grant Date: 05/26/2015, Expiration Date: 05/26/2025, Certifier: David W Conner, Registrant: David W Conner, 314 West 7th, Dietrich, ID 83324

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dietrich, ID
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 23.5%Wood
  • 16.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dietrich, ID
  • 70.0%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood


Dietrich compared to Idaho state average:

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