Ferdinand, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 162 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.7%
 
Males: 89  (55.4%)
Females: 73  (44.6%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip code: 83526

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,558 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Ferdinand:

$63,558
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,024 (it was $13,513 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $146,893 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Ferdinand:

$146,893
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $170,617; detached houses: $187,084; mobile homes: $65,372

Median gross rent in 2019: $644.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ferdinand: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.3%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Ferdinand, ID (2019)
    • 16397.0%White alone
    • 31.8%American Indian alone



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ferdinand, Idaho as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ferdinand is 142 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (58.2%), European (14.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), American (3.0%), British (3.0%), Hungarian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3730 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,147 people per square mile   (low).

Ferdinand, Idaho map

4 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe).

This city:

2.8%
Idaho:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $806 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $893 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (112.5 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (291.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (841.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Cottonwood, ID (2.7 miles ),
Craigmont, ID (2.7 miles ),
Nezperce, ID (3.0 miles ),
Winchester, ID (3.6 miles ),
Reubens, ID (3.7 miles),
Kamiah, ID (4.3 miles ),
Kooskia, ID (4.4 miles ),
Grangeville, ID (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 46.15 N, Longitude: 116.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

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

Ferdinand satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Idaho:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+6.6%).
Most common industries in Ferdinand, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.0%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (6.8%)
  • Truck transportation (6.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.0%)
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (12.5%)
  • Truck transportation (12.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (30.3%)
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (12.1%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Ferdinand, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (15.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Plant and system operators (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (21.2%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (15.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Child care workers (6.1%)

Average climate in Ferdinand, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 6.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.33
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Ferdinand-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1094% 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 191.2 miles away from Ferdinand 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 299.5 miles away from the city 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 132.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 394.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 299.5 miles away from Ferdinand 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 301.0 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).
Ferdinand topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ferdinand:

  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; COTTONWOOD, ID)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferdinand:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 36 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 50 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 55 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 91 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 101 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • North Idaho College (about 108 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 109 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ferdinand Rural City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 Ferdinand and their reported violations in the past:

FERDINAND CITY OF (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2008)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.6%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Ferdinand:

Marital status in Ferdinand, ID
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Ferdinand:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ferdinand, 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
This 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.
Idaho:

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:
Here:

8.8%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Idaho County:

28.5%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Idaho County:

10.3%
Idaho:

11.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$913
Firefighters 0$0 1$399
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$510
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$114
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,936

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $59,000 ($364.20)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($111.11)
    Electric Utilities: $12,000 ($74.07)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($30.86)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($18.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($6.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($6.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($74.07)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,000 ($37.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($43.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($18.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $45,000 ($277.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($228.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $100,000 ($617.28)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($37.04)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($1388.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($1388.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,000 ($882.72)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferdinand:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferdinand:

  • 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)
  • KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • K213BN (90.5 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE, INC.)
  • KMOK (106.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDAVEND CO. INC.)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KOZE-FM (96.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWV (90.5 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KATW (101.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KZZL-FM (99.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ferdinand:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.0mTotal length
  • $3,764,000Total costs
  • 790Total average daily traffic
  • 135Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,185Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Various Locations (Lat: 46.152361 Lon: -116.390361), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNH730,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2008, Expiration Date: 03/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2018, Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, 16111 Se 106th Avenue, Suite 100, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • ID103I, 100 Ferdinand Butte Rd (Lat: 46.133778 Lon: -116.406889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WRFF567,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 02/20/2020, Expiration Date: 02/20/2030, Certifier: Richard C Rowlenson, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • frnd, Ferdinand Butte Road (Lat: 46.140861 Lon: -116.397861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WRHR936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 06/05/2020, Expiration Date: 06/05/2030, Certifier: Joseph T Nelson, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ferdinand, ID
  • 38.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 36.5%Electricity
  • 17.3%Wood
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ferdinand, ID
  • 54.5%Wood
  • 36.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.1%Other fuel


Ferdinand 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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