Emmett Bench, Idaho

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Population in July 2007: 3,288.
Males: 1,680  (51.1%)
Females: 1,608  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Idaho median age:  33.2 years

Zip code: 83617

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,329 (it was $36,694 in 2000)
Emmett Bench:

$47,329
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,902 (it was $15,775 in 2000)

Emmett Bench CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,833 (it was $110,500 in 2000)
Emmett Bench:

$163,833
ID:

$159,000
  • Races in Emmett Bench, ID (2000)

    Emmett Bench races chart
    • 2,84193.5%White alone
    • 1444.7%Hispanic
    • 331.1%Two or more races
    • 120.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Emmett Bench: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 33.3 square miles.

Population density: 99 people per square mile   (very low).

Emmett Bench, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Emmett Bench:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emmett Bench CCD:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

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

Emmett Bench CCD:  0.7% ($825)
Idaho:  1.0% ($1,007)
Emmett Bench satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (22.8 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (315.4 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (686.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Emmett Valley, ID (1.7 miles ), Emmett, ID (2.0 miles ), New Plymouth, ID (3.7 miles ), Middleton, ID (3.7 miles ), Star, ID (3.9 miles ), Notus, ID (4.1 miles ), Caldwell, ID (4.2 miles ), Horseshoe Bend, ID (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.90 N, Longitude: 116.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Emmett Bench household income distribution Emmett Bench home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Wood products (9%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Emmett Bench: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Emmett Bench, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Emmett Bench-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 346% 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 137.8 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 240.3 miles away from Emmett Bench center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 296.2 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 333.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 381.4 miles away from Emmett Bench center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 317.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gem County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Emmett Bench:

  • CHERRY RIDGE AT EMMETT CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EMMETT, ID)
  • RIVER'S EDGE REHABILITATION AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EMMETT, ID)
  • WALTER KNOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; EMMETT, ID)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emmett Bench:

  • College of Western Idaho (about 21 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 6,300)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 22 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 24 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Boise State University (about 28 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 124 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 140 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 173 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)

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Notable locations in Emmett Bench: Plaza Road Bridge Access Area (A), Cooper School (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Black Canyon Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Bissel Creek (A), Haw Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Gem County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 131. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

131
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.7%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

13.4%
Whole state:

11.8%

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

5.8%
Whole state:

4.6%
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
36 people in nursing homes in 2000

Emmett Bench compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Idaho average:

11.1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Emmett Bench CCD (based on Gem County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,9891
Other3,1089
Evangelical Protestant85810
Mainline Protestant4685
None7,296-
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
Gem County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Gem County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Gem County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Gem County:

30.4%
Idaho:

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

12.3%
State:

11.7%

7.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Idaho average:

7.20%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ada County, ID  2.11% ($27,706 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  1.35% ($27,750)
from Payette County, ID  0.41% ($23,261)


7.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
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 Ada County, ID  2.52% ($34,901 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  1.44% ($28,432)
to Payette County, ID  0.30% ($16,176)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emmett Bench:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCID (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KIOV (1450 AM; 1 kW; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: ASSOCIATES COMMUNICATIONS OF IDAHO,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emmett Bench:

  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Emmett Bench:

  • KMBA-LP (Channel 19; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)

Emmett Bench on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #19 (83617) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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