Kamiah, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 1,290 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.2%
 
Males: 609  (47.3%)
Females: 681  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83536.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,803 (it was $21,793 in 2000)
Kamiah:

$37,803
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,368 (it was $14,111 in 2000)

Kamiah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,418 (it was $77,100 in 2000)
Kamiah:

$120,418
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $143,342; detached houses: $158,875; mobile homes: $53,944; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $16,434

Median gross rent in 2017: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kamiah: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Kamiah, ID (2017)
    • 1,08282.5%White alone
    • 987.5%American Indian alone
    • 745.6%Hispanic
    • 312.4%Two or more races
    • 221.7%Asian alone
    • 40.3%Black alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Kamiah, Idaho as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kamiah is 72 to 1.


Crime rates in Kamiah by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(84.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.4)
2
(154.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(84.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(169.8)
3
(260.9)
1
(92.2)
7
(647.5)
2
(178.1)
1
(76.4)
2
(153.4)
2
(151.2)
2
(150.7)
5
(385.2)
4
(315.2)
2
(154.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(84.9)
5
(434.8)
7
(645.2)
5
(462.5)
1
(89.0)
4
(305.6)
3
(230.1)
5
(377.9)
15
(1,130)
5
(385.2)
15
(1,182)
3
(232.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(679.1)
13
(1,130)
18
(1,659)
16
(1,480)
11
(979.5)
19
(1,451)
6
(460.1)
11
(831.4)
7
(527.5)
4
(308.2)
10
(788.0)
3
(232.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(173.9)
2
(184.3)
2
(185.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(153.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(301.4)
8
(616.3)
6
(472.8)
3
(232.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)160.4141.7144.7235.981.0155.877.5112.6214.8288.9215.198.3

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City-data.com crime index in Kamiah, ID

Crime rate in Kamiah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: German (20.6%), American (14.7%), English (7.6%), Irish (3.6%), Canadian (3.2%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1263 feet

Land area: 1.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,169 people per square mile   (low).

Kamiah, Idaho map

49 residents are foreign born (2.4% North America).

This city:

3.7%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $751 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $567 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (105.5 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (305.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (848.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kooskia, ID (2.5 miles ),
Stites, ID (3.1 miles ),
Nezperce, ID (3.2 miles ),
Weippe, ID (3.4 miles ),
Ferdinand, ID (4.3 miles),
Cottonwood, ID (4.4 miles ),
Orofino, ID (4.6 miles ),
Craigmont, ID (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 46.23 N, Longitude: 116.03 W

Area code: 208

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

7.2%
Idaho:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.1%).
Most common industries in Kamiah, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (20.6%)
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (13.2%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Kamiah, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)

Average climate in Kamiah, Idaho

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Kamiah, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.5. This is about average.

City:

68.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Kamiah-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 121% 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 184.1 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 285.0 miles away from Kamiah center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 402.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 314.8 miles away from Kamiah center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 316.6 miles away from Kamiah center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 308.0 miles away from Kamiah center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kamiah topographic map

Airports located in Kamiah:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kamiah:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 50 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 59 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 65 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • North Idaho College (about 107 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • The University of Montana (about 107 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 109 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 115 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

Public high school in Kamiah:

Private high school in Kamiah:

  • KAMIAH BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 7, Location: 521 10TH ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kamiah:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kamiah: Pierce Ranger Station (A), Kamiah Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Teh LaPa Low Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Lawyer Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Kamiah: Riverfront Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Flying B Ranch - Kamiah (Tours & Charters; 2900 Lawyer Creek Road), Cayuse Outfitting (Tours & Charters; Hc 11 Box 74).

Hotels: Hearthstone Elegant Lodge by the River (Highway 12 Mp 64), Sundown Motel (1004 3rd Street), Lewis-Clark Resort (RR 1 Box 17X), Kamiah Inn Motel (RR 1 Box 106), Clearwater 12 Motel (Highway 12).

Birthplace of: Jeff Krogh - Race car driver, Ken Hobart - Player of and football.

Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

KAMIAH CITY OF (Population served: 1,495, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2009
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2008
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2008
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2008
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2008
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2009)
  • 32 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
PINE RIDGE WATER AND SEWER DIST (Population served: 390, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KAMIAH VALLEY COMPANY, LLC (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-13-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-09-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
LAWYERS CREEK WATER DIST (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-05-2013 to SEP-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (2 times from SEP-08-2013 to SEP-08-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.5%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Kamiah (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Kamiah Branch at 320 Idaho Street, branch established on 1952/05/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Kamiah:

Marital status in Kamiah, ID
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 23.8%

For population 25 years and over in Kamiah:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kamiah
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kamiah, ID (based on Lewis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7374
Evangelical Protestant57211
Catholic3732
Mainline Protestant2455
None1,894-
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: 4
Lewis County:

11.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lewis County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Lewis County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

14.03 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

9.9%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

30.1%
Idaho:

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

13.8%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kamiah:

23.2%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kamiah:

6.9
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.4%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Kamiah:

73.2%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kamiah, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,585$51,5100$0
Water Supply 2$6,313$37,8780$0
Financial Administration 1$4,646$55,7520$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,659$31,9086$951
Sewerage 1$3,550$42,6000$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$75
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$938
Health 0$0 1$75
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$162
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$395
Totals for Government 7$25,753$44,14812$2,596

Kamiah government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $80,000 ($62.02)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($24.81)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($15.50)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($1.55)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $468,000 ($362.79)
    Sewerage: $444,000 ($344.19)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($124.81)
    Regular Highways: $133,000 ($103.10)
    Health - Other: $128,000 ($99.22)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($55.81)
    Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($47.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($45.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($20.93)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($15.50)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($13.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($8.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,000 ($7.75)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($2.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($64.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $21,000 ($16.28)
    Other - General - Other: $7,000 ($5.43)
    Other - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $389,000 ($301.55)

Kamiah government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $449,000 ($348.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($17.83)
    Air Transportation: $17,000 ($13.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($12.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $797,000 ($617.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($14.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($8.53)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($3.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $385,000 ($298.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $101,000 ($78.29)
    Highways: $38,000 ($29.46)
  • Tax - Property: $175,000 ($135.66)
    Other License: $12,000 ($9.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($1.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($1.55)

Kamiah government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,957,000 ($1517.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,905,000 ($1476.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,000 ($40.31)

Kamiah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,570,000 ($1217.05)

9.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.72%
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 Idaho County, ID  2.57% ($30,974 average AGI)
from Nez Perce County, ID  1.89% ($37,071)

Businesses in Kamiah, ID

  • H&R Block: 1
  • True Value: 2
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kamiah:

  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KORT (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kamiah:

  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K213BN (90.5 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE, INC.)
  • K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • K221BA (92.1 FM; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • K215AB (90.9 FM; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE)

TV broadcast stations around Kamiah:

  • K09AL (Channel 9; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: KAMIAH VALLEY TV, INC.)
  • K11KO (Channel 11; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: KAMIAH VALLEY TV, INC.)
  • K13AP (Channel 13; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: KAMIAH VALLEY TV, INC.)
  • K05GQ (Channel 5; KOOSKIA & STITES, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))

Kamiah fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 2015 87:99 PM, Sr-64, Lat: 46.232578, Lon: -116.079956, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 11, 2014 04:00 PM, Us-12, Lat: 46.346378, Lon: -116.153478, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 2014 03:30 PM, Us-12, Lat: 46.353897, Lon: -116.163369, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 3, 1997 10:23 PM, 10s, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 1989 04:47 AM, 001910, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 1976 01:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 1975 01:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.4mTotal length
  • $9,508,000Total costs
  • 9,130Total average daily traffic
  • 1,001Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,695Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of fires - 165 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kamiah, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (59.6%), and Structure Fires (24.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kamiah, ID
    • 31059.6%Outside Fires
    • 12724.4%Structure Fires
    • 438.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 407.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kamiah, ID
Most common first names in Kamiah, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1976.8 years
John1873.5 years
George1777.0 years
Charles1776.4 years
Robert1773.0 years
James1672.9 years
William1577.5 years
Frank1376.7 years
Donald1070.0 years
Earl976.5 years
Most common last names in Kamiah, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snyder1174.9 years
Davis1177.4 years
Williams1071.8 years
Knight980.1 years
Johnson773.8 years
Smith777.6 years
Morris679.7 years
Adams677.2 years
Anderson672.3 years
Meisner674.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kamiah, ID
  • 49.4%Electricity
  • 27.9%Wood
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kamiah, ID
  • 67.7%Electricity
  • 22.4%Wood
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Kamiah compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Kamiah on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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