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 2017: $53,165 (it was $40,313 in 2000)
Huston:

$53,165
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,110 (it was $17,577 in 2000)

Huston CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $216,994 (it was $114,800 in 2000)
Huston:

$216,994
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $184,729; detached houses: $193,931; townhouses or other attached units: $162,767; in 2-unit structures: $130,758; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,083; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,078; mobile homes: $63,587; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $111,641
March 2019 cost of living index in Huston: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Huston, ID (2000)
    • 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

Races in Huston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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

1.0% ($1,120)
Idaho:

1.0% ($1,007)

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

Distribution of median household income in Huston, ID in 2017
Huston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Idaho:

3.4%
Most common industries in Huston, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.0%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food (7.7%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Huston, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)

Average climate in Huston, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Huston, Idaho average temperatures Huston, Idaho average precipitation Huston, Idaho humidity Huston, Idaho wind speed Huston, Idaho snowfall Huston, Idaho sunshine Huston, Idaho clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.7. This is about average.

City:

79.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.50. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

8.46

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 Huston 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 the city 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 Huston 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 Huston 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 (13).
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)

Points of interest:

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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

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%

For population 15 years and over in Huston:

Marital status in Huston, ID
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

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
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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Huston, ID (based on Canyon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Canyon County:

7.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Idaho:

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

15.7%
Idaho:

11.7%

8.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.87%
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 Ada County, ID  3.44% ($41,443 average AGI)
from Owyhee County, ID  0.24% ($33,598)
from Payette County, ID  0.18% ($37,115)


7.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Idaho average:

7.05%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Canyon County:

0.03%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ada County, ID  3.22% ($42,077 average AGI)
to Owyhee County, ID  0.24% ($38,906)
to Payette County, ID  0.20% ($33,000)

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Huston fatal accident list:

Sep 19, 2013 12:03 AM, Sr-55, Williamson Ln, Lat: 43.577742, Lon: -116.792381, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 11/17/2023, 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:

2
  • 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
  • Call Sign: K7KGG, Previous Call Sign: KF7FVP, Licensee ID: L01529586, Grant Date: 06/26/2010, Expiration Date: 06/26/2020, Certifier: Kathryn M Barton, Registrant: Kathryn M Barton, Huston, ID 83630-0043

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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Ben R Russell, Po Box 236, Huston, ID 83630

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Huston, ID
  • 54.9%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.4%Wood
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Huston, ID
  • 32.6%Electricity
  • 28.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.5%Wood


Huston compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
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