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Gem County

Population in July 2007: 12,022.
Males: 5,882  (48.9%)
Females: 6,140  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
Idaho median age:  33.2 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $40,621 (it was $34,076 in 2000)
Emmett Valley:

$40,621
Idaho:

$43,341
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $19,164

Emmett Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $142,120 (it was $95,100 in 2000)
Emmett Valley:

$142,120
Idaho:

$158,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $193,685; Detached houses: $209,031; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,087; In 2-unit structures: $64,429; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $773,153; Mobile homes: $110,806; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $54,407

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Emmett Valley races chart
  • White alone - 9,943 (89.6%)
  • Hispanic - 865 (7.8%)
  • Two or more races - 145 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 77 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 47 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Emmett Valley: 172.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 75.7 square miles.

Population density: 159 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Emmett Valley:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emmett Valley CCD:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Idaho:  5.6%

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

Emmett Valley CCD:  0.8% ($787)
Idaho:  1.0% ($1,007)
Emmett Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (20.6 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (317.7 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (684.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Emmett, ID (1.3 miles ), Emmett Bench, ID (1.7 miles ), Middleton, ID (3.5 miles ), Star, ID (3.5 miles ), Eagle, ID (3.9 miles ), New Plymouth, ID (4.0 miles ), Caldwell, ID (4.1 miles ), Horseshoe Bend, ID (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 43.87 N, Longitude: 116.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Emmett Valley household income distribution Emmett Valley home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Wood products (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Emmett Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/28/1995 at 06:26:21, a magnitude 4.7 (4.3 MB, 4.6 ML, 4.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1993 at 14:54:24, a magnitude 4.6 (3.6 MB, 4.3 ML, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Emmett Valley center
On 2/17/1992 at 16:52:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 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 83.3 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 79.8 miles away from Emmett Valley center
On 10/27/1994 at 03:35:53, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 ML, 4.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 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 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: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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

  • College of Western Idaho (about 18 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • Boise State University (about 25 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 127 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 137 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 3,157)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 176 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 178 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • University of Idaho (about 199 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)

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Notable locations in Emmett Valley: Star Lane Pond Public Fishing Area (A), Airport Pond Public Fishing Area (B), Emmett Plaza (C), Gem County Ambulance Service (D), Gem County Fire District 1 Station 1 (E), Gem County Fire District 1 Station 2 (F), Emmett Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sand Hollow Creek (A), Sevenmile Slough (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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.428. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.428
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.80
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.28
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.2%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
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:

13.6%
Whole state:

11.8%

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

4.1%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Emmett Valley, ID

People in group quarters in Emmett Valley in 2010:

  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Emmett Valley in 2000:

  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Emmett Valley compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • 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 Emmett Valley (based on Gem County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.20%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents46.1%10.7%5.7%5.7%4.8%
Congregations26.1%4.3%4.3%4.3%4.3%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.2%3.7%3.3%3.3%12.4%
Congregations4.3%4.3%8.7%4.3%34.8%
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: 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%

9.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
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 Ada County, ID  2.46% ($45,396 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  1.10% ($39,417)
from Payette County, ID  0.33% ($33,222)


8.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
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 Ada County, ID  3.37% ($28,181 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  1.55% ($26,202)
to Payette County, ID  0.54% ($33,207)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emmett Valley:

  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • 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 Valley:

  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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 Valley:

  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBCI-TV (Channel 2; BOISE, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • KMBA-LP (Channel 19; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)
  • KIVI (Channel 6; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAID (Channel 4; BOISE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)


Emmett Valley on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents"
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