Hamer, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 104 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +766.7%
Males: 55  (53.2%)
Females: 49  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

19.1 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip code: 83425

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,558 (it was $24,167 in 2000)
Hamer:

$63,558
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $10,703 (it was $13,280 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $198,342 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Hamer:

$198,342
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $145,374; detached houses: $145,603
March 2019 cost of living index in Hamer: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.9%

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  • Races in Hamer, ID (2019)
    • 7367.0%White alone
    • 3633.0%Hispanic
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Ancestries: English (47.3%), American (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4814 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 518 people per square mile   (low).

Hamer, Idaho map

16 residents are foreign born (14.7% Latin America).

This city:

14.7%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,847 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $525 (0.2%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (464.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

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

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

Hamer satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Idaho:

4.8%

Average climate in Hamer, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hamer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1694% 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 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 359.9 miles away from the city center
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 149.7 miles away from Hamer center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from Hamer center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 132.5 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 (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamer:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 22 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Idaho State University (about 74 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Montana State University (about 134 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 148 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Utah State University (about 152 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 189 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Boise State University (about 202 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)

Public elementary/middle school in Hamer:

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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Hamer:

Marital status in Hamer, ID
  • Never married: 45.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hamer:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.5
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamer, ID (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other18,91444
Evangelical Protestant2133
Mainline Protestant1452
Catholic1322
None6,736-
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: 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.
Idaho:

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

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
State:

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

14.0%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hamer:

46.7%
Idaho:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hamer:

47.9%
Idaho:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

26.8
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
Idaho:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hamer:

9.7%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

24.0%
Idaho:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

57.1%
Idaho:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Hamer:

77.7%
Idaho:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamer, ID Residents
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 4$4,714
Totals for Government 0$0 4$4,714

9.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.28%
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 Bonneville County, ID  3.35% ($44,920 average AGI)
from Madison County, ID  1.33% ($42,377)
from Bingham County, ID  0.33% ($41,393)


8.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.31%
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 Bonneville County, ID  3.70% ($37,297 average AGI)
to Madison County, ID  0.74% ($41,159)
to Bingham County, ID  0.28% ($19,750)

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.)

Hamer fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 2018 04:21 PM, I-15, Lat: 44.052614, Lon: -112.235697, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.1mTotal length
  • 34,200Total average daily traffic
  • 6,305Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (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: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WMS278,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2021, Expiration Date: 02/01/2031, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB7MQ, Licensee ID: L00988718, Grant Date: 01/21/2015, Expiration Date: 03/20/2025, Certifier: Ernest N Perkins, Registrant: Ernest N Perkins, 2469 East 2100 North, Hamer, ID 83425
  • 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:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1972L, N1972L, N-1972L, Serial Number: 15073272, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/29/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronald J Moss, 2424 E 2200 N, Hamer, ID 83425, Other Owners: Elizabeth D Moss
  • 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, N5634W, N-5634W, Serial Number: 28-781, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2001
    Registrant (LLC): Eagle Vision LLC, 2476 E 2200 N, Hamer, ID 83425
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 69KP, N69KP, N-69KP, Serial Number: 1437, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Kirk Jacobs Farms, Po Box 119, Hamer, ID 83425
  • Aircraft: JOHN P GRUBB RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 808JA, N808JA, N-808JA, Serial Number: 83646, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2020
    Registrant (Individual): John P Grubb, 2498 E 2100 N, Hamer, ID 83425
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/12/2013

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamer, ID
  • 45.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.0%Wood
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Hamer compared to Idaho 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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