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Population in 2012: 51 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +325.0%
Males: 31  (61.1%)
Females: 20  (38.9%)

Median resident age:  22.0 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip code: 83425

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,784 (it was $24,167 in 2000)
Hamer:

$28,784
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,741

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,959 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Hamer:

$105,959
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $110,140; Detached houses: $136,364; Mobile homes: $57,692
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  • White alone - 35 (72.9%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (12.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (8.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (6.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamer: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (36.0%), Welsh (8.0%), German (4.0%), Swiss (4.0%), Danish (2.7%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4814 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 254 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hamer:

  • High school or higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamer city:

  • Never married: 3.4%
  • Now married: 91.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

30 residents are foreign born

This city:  41.7%
Idaho:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $833 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $467 (0.3%)

Hamer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (30.6 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (471.9 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (718.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Roberts, ID (3.8 miles ), Mud Lake, ID (3.9 miles ), Menan, ID (4.1 miles ), Dubois, ID (4.2 miles ), Lewisville, ID (4.2 miles ), Thornton, ID (4.6 miles) , Rexburg, ID (4.6 miles ), Rigby, ID (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 43.92 N, Longitude: 112.20 W

Area code: 208

Hamer household income distribution Hamer home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-47.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (81%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


Average climate in Hamer, Idaho

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Earthquake activity:

Hamer-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from Hamer center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 89.2 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Hamer center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Hamer, ID

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamer:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 22 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 12,325)
  • Idaho State University (about 74 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Montana State University (about 134 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 148 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 3,157)
  • Utah State University (about 152 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 152 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • Weber State University (about 189 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)

Public elementary/middle school in Hamer:

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

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamer and their reported violations in the past:

BEAVER CREEK RANCH (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.7 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.9%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hamer compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hamer travel time to work - commute


Hamer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hamer city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.55%
Here77.5%
USA50.2%

Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchOther
Adherents96.8%1.0%0.7%0.6%1.0%
Congregations86.7%4.4%2.2%2.2%4.4%
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: 3
Jefferson County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Jefferson County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
Idaho:

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

14.0%
State:

11.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


10.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.51%
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 Bonneville County, ID  3.46% ($39,431 average AGI)
from Madison County, ID  1.46% ($31,287)
from Ada County, ID  0.26% ($28,889)


9.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
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 Bonneville County, ID  3.78% ($29,479 average AGI)
to Madison County, ID  1.13% ($26,974)
to Ada County, ID  0.45% ($24,129)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamer:

  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRXK (1230 AM; 1 kW; REXBURG, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamer:

  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KBYI (100.5 FM; REXBURG, ID; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY-IDAHO)
  • KCVI (101.5 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLCE (97.3 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KID-FM (96.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KGTM (98.1 FM; REXBURG, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • KADQ-FM (94.3 FM; REXBURG, ID; Owner: SAND HILL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KPLV (105.5 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KFTZ (103.3 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KUPI-FM (99.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamer:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KRXZ-LP (Channel 59; REXBURG, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hamer)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HAMER, Inter. Of State Roads 245e. & 1900 N. (Lat: 43.898611 Lon: -112.205556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WMS278
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KF7URX, Licensee ID: L01696423
    Grant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/15/2022, Certifier: James R Perkins
    Registrant: James R Perkins, 2385 N 2143 E, Hamer, ID 83425
  • Call Sign: KG7BRE, Licensee ID: L01770833
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Andi Elliott
    Registrant: Andi Elliott, 2498 E 2100 N, Hamer, ID 83425
  • Call Sign: KG7BRF, Licensee ID: L01770834
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: John Grubb
    Registrant: John Grubb, 2498 E 2100 N, Hamer, ID 83425

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2488Q , Serial Number: A-311-PEG, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Ron R Hillman, 3120 E 2200 N, Hamer, ID 83425
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5634W , Serial Number: 28-781, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Eagle Vision LLC, 2476 E 2200 N, Hamer, ID 83425
  • Aircraft: ENSTROM HELICOPTER CORP 480B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 250-C20W (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 68LF , Serial Number: 5114, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Blaine Larsen Farms Inc, Po Box 180, Hamer, ID 83425


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