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Median resident age:  44.3 years
Idaho median age:  33.2 years

Zip code: 83622

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,009 (it was $37,841 in 2000)
Garden Valley:

$43,009
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,175

Garden Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $207,521 (it was $128,500 in 2000)
Garden Valley:

$207,521
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $264,856; Detached houses: $288,453; Townhouses or other attached units: $253,519; In 2-unit structures: $382,670; Mobile homes: $170,417; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,504

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  • White alone - 1,863 (94.4%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garden Valley: 188.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3143 feet




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According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Garden Valley, Idaho as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Garden Valley to the number of sex offenders is 741 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Garden Valley CCD:  0.6% ($750)
Idaho:  1.0% ($1,007)
Garden Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (40.7 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (354.4 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (704.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lowman, ID (2.2 miles) , Crouch, ID (3.6 miles) , Placerville, ID (3.8 miles) , Idaho City, ID (4.2 miles ), Banks, ID (4.5 miles) , Smiths Ferry, ID (5.0 miles) , Horseshoe Bend, ID (5.1 miles ), Sweet, ID (5.5 miles) .

Latitude: 44.07 N, Longitude: 115.72 W

Area code: 208

Garden Valley household income distribution Garden Valley home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Garden Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 106% 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 95.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from Garden Valley center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/7/1994 at 13:30:03, a magnitude 5.0 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from Garden Valley center
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 55.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Political contributions by individuals in Garden Valley, ID

Airports and heliports located in Garden Valley:


See details about airports and heliports located in Garden Valley, ID

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

  • Boise State University (about 41 miles; Boise, ID; Full-time enrollment: 12,874)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 51 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 121 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 3,157)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 149 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 175 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Idaho State University (about 184 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 188 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)

Public high school in Garden Valley:

Private high school in Garden Valley:

  • PROJECT PATCH (Students: 26; Location: 25 MIRACLE LN; Grades: 7 - 12)
See full list of schools located in Garden Valley

Library in Garden Valley:

  • GARDEN VALLEY DISTRICT (Operating income: $108,305; Location: 342 VILLAGE CIRCLE; 16,648 books; 576 audio materials; 1,653 video materials; 51 state licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Garden Valley: Garden Valley Work Center (A), Hot Springs Campground (B), Garden Valley Ranger Station (C), Hot Spring Campground (D), Crouch Volunteer Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Garden Valley Pioneer Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Charters Creek (A), Poorman Creek (B), Station Creek (C), Middle Fork Payette River (D), Wash Creek (E), Alder Creek (F), Coski Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Garden Valley Motel (1111 Banks Lowman Road), Walk On the Wild Side Bed & Breakfast (69 River Ranch Road).

 
Boise 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 Garden Valley and their reported violations in the past:

CASTLE MOUNTAIN CREEKS OWNERS ASSN (Population served: 166, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2006
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
GARDEN VALLEY RANCHETTES HOMEOWNERS (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-23-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-23-2005)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1993 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Fluoride
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-15-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2000)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN VIEW WATER AND ROAD ASSN (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RUNAWAY RESTURANT & BAKERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Garden Valley that have no violations reported:

  • PROJECT PATCH (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.7%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

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

13.2%
Whole state:

11.8%

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

4.3%
Whole state:

4.6%

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

34 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
29 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000

Garden Valley compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 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 (42%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Garden Valley CCD (based on Boise County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 13.39%
Here13.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents39.2%25.1%20.3%15.3%0.1%
Congregations20.0%30.0%20.0%20.0%10.0%
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
Boise County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Boise County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

14.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Boise County:

26.9%
Idaho:

25.7%

13.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.47%
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  5.89% ($43,140 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  1.30% ($41,667)


11.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.24%
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  6.09% ($35,182 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  0.98% ($26,955)
to Gem County, ID  0.58% ($30,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden Valley:

  • 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)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden Valley:

  • 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.)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KTPZ (99.1 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDZY (98.3 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Garden Valley:

  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K13IA (Channel 13; LOWMAN, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 44.634722 Lon: -115.500000, Call Sign: WPWA368
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.570 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2013, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022, Certifier: Tom Carter
    Registrant: Gem State Communications, Inc., 1976 Century Way, Boise, ID 83709, Phone: (208) 323-1976, Fax: (208) 323-1122, Email:
  • Back Nine At Terrace Lakes (Lat: 44.163667 Lon: -115.984472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 5.6 m, Call Sign: WQKW846
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2009, Expiration Date: 10/13/2019, Certifier: Destry Jones
    Registrant: Gem State Communications, Inc., 1976 Century Way, Boise, ID 83709, Phone: (208) 323-1976, Fax: (208) 323-1122, Email:
  • Lat: 44.095083 Lon: -115.958917, Call Sign: WQOV393
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.145 MHz, 158.295 MHz, 158.430 MHz, 159.885 MHz, 160.065 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2012, Expiration Date: 02/08/2022, Certifier: Randy Schrader
    Registrant: Dee Polley, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 462-5200, Fax: (208) 247-2277, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Garden Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Garden Valley)

Businesses in Garden Valley, ID

  • FedEx: 1


Garden Valley on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents"
  • #93 (83622) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gary D. Zimmerman (10)
  • Gary Zimmerman (1)
  • Lonnie E. Bramon (1)
  • Mike Corn (1)
  • Kurt Breish (1)

Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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