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Median resident age:  45.1 years
Idaho median age:  33.2 years

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,448 (it was $28,350 in 2000)
Elk City:

$34,448
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,976

Elk City CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $153,694 (it was $100,700 in 2000)
Elk City:

$153,694
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $266,181; Detached houses: $307,397; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,333; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $2,049,013; Mobile homes: $92,089

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Elk City races chart
  • White alone - 1,895 (95.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 40 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elk City: 183.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3980 feet




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According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elk City, Idaho as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elk City to the number of sex offenders is 1,956 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Elk City CCD:  0.6% ($570)
Idaho:  1.0% ($1,007)
Elk City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (88.4 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (344.8 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (840.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Stites, ID (5.2 miles ), Kooskia, ID (5.3 miles ), Kamiah, ID (5.6 miles ), Weippe, ID (5.9 miles ), Grangeville, ID (5.9 miles ), Pierce, ID (6.0 miles ), Nezperce, ID (6.4 miles ), Pierce-Headquarters, ID (6.6 miles) .

Latitude: 46.03 N, Longitude: 115.42 W

Area code: 208

Elk City household income distribution Elk City home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Wood products (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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Average climate in Elk City, Idaho

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Earthquake activity:

Elk City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2000 at 14:28:31, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1995 at 12:20:55, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Elk City center
On 11/8/1997 at 09:15:06, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2002 at 09:29:25, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from Elk City center
On 5/30/1992 at 00:23:17, a magnitude 3.7 (3.6 ML, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Idaho County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Political contributions by individuals in Elk City, ID

Airports located in Elk City:

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

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 82 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • The University of Montana (about 90 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • University of Idaho (about 91 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Washington State University (about 97 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • North Idaho College (about 131 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 138 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 144 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)

Public elementary/middle school in Elk City:

Private elementary/middle school in Elk City:

  • REACH CLUB (Students: 10; Location: 100 SCHOOL LN; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable locations in Elk City: Elk City Ranger Station (A), Elk City Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: American Hill Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Silver Spur Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 10 South Main).

Hotels: Elk City Hotel (289 Main), Red River Corral & Cabins (Red River Hot Spring).

 
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 Elk City and their reported violations in the past:

ELK CITY WATER AND SEWER ASSN (Population served: 350, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2000. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-11-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2000. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-11-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2000. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-11-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2000. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-11-1998)
  • 34 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RED RIVER HOT SPRINGS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.5%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

11.4%
Whole state:

11.8%

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

7.0%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elk City, ID

9 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
19 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
7 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Elk City compared to Idaho state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (62%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elk City CCD (based on Idaho County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.56%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of God
Adherents46.6%19.0%6.6%5.8%5.3%
Congregations17.6%11.8%20.6%5.9%5.9%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.1%3.8%2.2%2.1%4.6%
Congregations2.9%5.9%5.9%2.9%20.6%
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: 7
Idaho County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Idaho County:

28.5%
Idaho:

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

10.3%
State:

11.7%

8.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Idaho average:

9.61%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Nez Perce County, ID  0.78% ($27,158 average AGI)
from Ada County, ID  0.45% ($24,864)
from Lewis County, ID  0.37% ($38,889)


7.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Idaho average:

8.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Nez Perce County, ID  1.74% ($28,667 average AGI)
to Ada County, ID  0.54% ($34,077)
to Latah County, ID  0.46% ($23,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elk City:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KORT (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elk City:

  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBAZ (96.3 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC7BKM, Licensee ID: L00254045
    Grant Date: 05/07/2004, Expiration Date: 05/07/2014
    Registrant: Christopher T Fischer, Elk City, ID 83525
  • Call Sign: KD7GHC, Licensee ID: L00219316
    Grant Date: 06/13/2009, Expiration Date: 08/06/2019
    Registrant: James A Fischer, Elk City, ID 83525-0267
  • Call Sign: KF7IXI, Licensee ID: L01558704
    Grant Date: 04/01/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Randy W Bartlett
    Registrant: Randy W Bartlett, Elk City, ID 83525
  • Call Sign: KF7TLP, Licensee ID: L01683577
    Grant Date: 01/20/2012, Expiration Date: 01/20/2022, Certifier: Jon M Menough
    Registrant: Jon M Menough, Elk City, ID 83525
  • Call Sign: KF7UFX, Licensee ID: L01691456
    Grant Date: 02/24/2012, Expiration Date: 02/24/2022, Certifier: Pat T Doherty
    Registrant: Pat T Doherty, Elk City, ID 83525
  • Call Sign: KG7BLD, Licensee ID: L01768281
    Grant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023, Certifier: Bob Mackie
    Registrant: Bob Mackie, Elk City, ID 83525



Elk City on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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