Huston, Idaho

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Population in July 2007: 4,243.
Males: 2,181  (51.4%)
Females: 2,062  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Idaho median age:  33.2 years

Zip code: 83607

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,118 (it was $40,313 in 2000)
Huston:

$47,118
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,239 (it was $17,577 in 2000)

Huston CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,645 (it was $114,800 in 2000)
Huston:

$139,645
ID:

$159,000
  • Races in Huston, ID (2000)

    Huston races chart
    • 2,49779.1%White alone
    • 56117.8%Hispanic
    • 471.5%Two or more races
    • 200.6%American Indian alone
    • 180.6%Asian alone
    • 100.3%Black alone
    • 30.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Huston: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2515 feet

Land area: 70.5 square miles.

Population density: 60 people per square mile   (very low).

Huston, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Huston:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Huston CCD:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

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

Huston CCD:  1.0% ($1,120)
Idaho:  1.0% ($1,007)
Huston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (10.0 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (316.3 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (659.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Marsing, ID (1.6 miles ), Caldwell, ID (3.0 miles ), Greenleaf, ID (3.0 miles ), Nampa, ID (3.2 miles ), Homedale, ID (3.2 miles ), Wilder, ID (3.5 miles ), Notus, ID (3.6 miles ), Middleton, ID (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 43.54 N, Longitude: 116.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Huston household income distribution Huston home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Huston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Huston, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Huston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 363% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from Huston 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 311.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 307.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 355.0 miles away from Huston center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 290.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Canyon County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Huston:

  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB - CANYON WEST (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CALDWELL, ID)
  • WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CALDWELL, ID)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF MIDLAND (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NAMPA, ID)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB - NAMPA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NAMPA, ID)
  • KARCHER ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NAMPA, ID)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB - CALDWELL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CALDWELL, ID)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - NAMPA (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; NAMPA, ID)

Heliports located in Huston:

Amtrak station near Huston:

  • 11 miles: NAMPA (1424 2ND ST. S.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huston:

  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 10 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,290)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 14 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Boise State University (about 28 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 35 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 134 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 140 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 191 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)

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Notable location: Demke Pipeline (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Lowell (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 131. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

131
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

RIVER VIEW FARMS (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.5%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

4.6%
Whole state:

11.8%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

4.6%

Huston compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.1
Idaho average:

11.1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Huston CCD (based on Canyon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other29,81068
Evangelical Protestant25,615114
Catholic17,8383
Mainline Protestant3,88119
None111,779-
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: 21
Canyon County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Canyon County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Canyon County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Canyon County:

28.7%
Idaho:

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

15.7%
State:

11.7%

7.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Idaho average:

7.20%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Canyon County:

0.03%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ada County, ID  2.85% ($30,028 average AGI)
from Owyhee County, ID  0.29% ($28,960)
from Payette County, ID  0.19% ($29,500)


7.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Idaho average:

7.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($187 average AGI)
Canyon County:

0.05%
Idaho average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  3.16% ($31,593 average AGI)
to Owyhee County, ID  0.22% ($24,383)
to Payette County, ID  0.13% ($27,282)

Strongest AM radio stations in Huston:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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.)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCID (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Huston:

  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KARO (98.7 FM; NYSSA, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
Huston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Huston fatal accident list:

Sep 19, 2013 12:03 AM, Sr-55, Williamson Ln, Lat: 43.57774, Lon: -116.79238, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 16548 Chicken Dinner Rd (Lat: 43.610722 Lon: -116.771833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.2 m, Call Sign: WPYW573, Licensee ID: L00069492
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2003, Expiration Date: 11/17/2013, Certifier: Scott A Thomas
    Registrant: Idaho Power Company, 1221 W Idaho, Boise, ID 83702, Phone: (208) 388-2200, Fax: (208) 388-6906, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB4YJT, Licensee ID: L00222337
    Grant Date: 04/28/2010, Expiration Date: 06/05/2020, Certifier: John H Kernkamp
    Registrant: John H Kernkamp, Huston, ID 83630

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3233W , Serial Number: 32-45, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Ben R Russell, Po Box 236, Huston, ID 83630

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