Ketchum, Idaho

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Population in 2014: 2,720 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 
Males: 1,401  (51.5%)
Females: 1,319  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  50.1 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83340.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,798 (it was $45,457 in 2000)
Ketchum:

$51,798
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,911 (it was $41,798 in 2000)

Ketchum city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $648,457 (it was $411,900 in 2000)
Ketchum:

$648,457
ID:

$159,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $636,605; Detached houses: $727,780; Townhouses or other attached units: $280,908; In 2-unit structures: $340,380; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $305,219; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $390,002; Mobile homes: $91,731

Median gross rent in 2013: $968.

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  • Races in Ketchum, ID (2010)

    Ketchum races chart
    • 2,38788.8%White alone
    • 2459.1%Hispanic
    • 291.1%Asian alone
    • 210.8%Two or more races
    • 30.1%Other race alone
    • 20.07%Black alone
    • 20.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ketchum: 122.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.7%), English (13.8%), Norwegian (11.0%), Irish (6.0%), French (4.1%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5845 feet

Land area: 3.03 square miles.

Population density: 898 people per square mile   (low).

Ketchum,ID real estate house value index trend

Ketchum, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Ketchum:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ketchum city:

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

271 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 3.1% Europe, 1.3% North America).

This city:

9.0%
Idaho:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,827 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,592 (0.5%)

Ketchum satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (93.5 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (423.4 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (697.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Sun Valley, ID (1.2 miles ), Hailey, ID (3.5 miles ), Bellevue, ID (4.0 miles ), East Camas, ID (5.0 miles ), Fairfield, ID (5.6 miles ), West Camas, ID (5.7 miles ), Carey, ID (5.8 miles ), Clayton, ID (6.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $624,500
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $521,000
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $509,100
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $633,500
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $569,900
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $744,000
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $662,400
  • 2004: 92 buildings, average cost: $485,500
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $594,500
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $1,046,300
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $1,061,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $965,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $1,484,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,484,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,484,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $1,484,700
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $1,595,200
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $1,595,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.68 N, Longitude: 114.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,250 (+119.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,323 (78.5%)

Area code: 208

Ketchum household income distribution Ketchum home values distribution

Crime rates in Ketchum by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1012022010000
per 100,000 32.10.031.462.10.061.461.30.029.40.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1002110000001
per 100,000 32.10.00.062.131.030.70.00.00.00.00.00.037.0
Assaults 11243814128512131335
per 100,000 353.4760.094.3248.2433.8368.3245.2151.4352.8478.1479.4112.4184.8
Burglaries 2925292714272312151411511
per 100,000 931.6791.6911.1837.7433.8828.7704.9363.4441.0514.9405.6187.3406.7
Thefts 99119123113899280528736474446
per 100,000 3,180.23,768.23,864.33,506.12,758.02,823.82,451.71,574.82,558.11,324.01,733.01,647.91,700.6
Auto thefts 6968546232424
per 100,000 192.7285.0188.5248.2154.9122.8183.960.688.273.6147.574.9147.9
Arson 0100001000000
per 100,000 0.031.70.00.00.00.030.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 125.6152.4111.0134.799.7125.2104.149.493.876.282.243.062.6

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Crime rate in Ketchum detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
Idaho average:

1.67

Ketchum tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +377 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Ketchum, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ketchum-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 303% 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 39.4 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 194.4 miles away from Ketchum center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 272.3 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 43.7 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 47.5 miles away from Ketchum center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 150.3 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 Blaine County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ketchum topographic map

Birthplace of: Cody Lampl - Ice hockey defenceman.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ketchum:

  • ST LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER - WOOD RIVER (100 HOSPITAL DRIVE, P O BOX 100)
  • ST LUKE'S WOOD RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 100 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Ketchum:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ketchum:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 77 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Boise State University (about 92 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 107 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 111 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Idaho State University (about 113 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 130 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 132 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)

Public elementary/middle school in Ketchum:

Private elementary/middle school in Ketchum:

  • PIONEER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 136, Location: 211 2ND AVE N, Grades: PK-6)
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Notable locations in Ketchum: Giacobbi Square (A), Ketchum Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Colonnade Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Sawtooth Botanical Garden (Museums; 11 Gimlet Road), Sun Valley Center Gallery (Museums; 191 5 East), Ketchum-Sun Valley Historical Society (Museums; 180 1st Avenue North), Sun Valley HELI Ski (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 260 1st Avenue North), Gold Mine (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 331 North Walnut Avenue).

Hotels: Lift Tower Lodge (South Main Street), Resortquest Sun Valley (200 West River Street), Clarion Inn Of Sun Valley (600 North Main Street), Pennay's at River Run (300 Wood River Drive), Best Western Tyrolean Lodge Sun Valley (260 Cottonwood), Knob Hill Inn (961 North Main), Best Western Kentwood Lodge (180 South Main Street), Thunder Spring (225 Raven Road), Sun Valley Ketchum River Run (333 South Main STREET-STE D).

Blaine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.2%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  40.7%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
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: 0.6% of all households

Ketchum, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ketchum (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Ketchum Branch at 600 Sun Valley Road, branch established on 2006/07/10. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Idaho Independent Bank: Ketchum Branch at 491 N Main St Suite 101, branch established on 2005/01/26. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $441.1 mil, Deposits: $357.5 mil, headquarters in Coeur D Alene, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Ketchum Branch at 111 Main Street, branch established on 1997/03/31. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ketchum Branch at 311 Main St, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ketchum Branch at 600 Sun Valley Road, branch established on 1953/02/02. 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
  • Zions First National Bank: Wood River Valley Branch at 291 Washington Ave., branch established on 2005/02/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Mountain West Bank: Ketchum-Sun Valley Branch at 331 N Leadville Avenue, branch established on 1966/02/04. Info updated 2011/02/15: Bank assets: $1,129.4 mil, Deposits: $806.0 mil, headquarters in Coeur D Alene, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • D. L. Evans Bank: Ketchum Branch at 680 Sun Valley Road, branch established on 2003/12/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $970.5 mil, Deposits: $786.9 mil, headquarters in Burley, ID, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: D. L. Evans Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Idaho average:

11.0

Ketchum travel time to work - commute Ketchum mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Ketchum city (based on Blaine County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other2,5459
Catholic2,0752
Mainline Protestant8294
Evangelical Protestant64810
None15,279-
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: 5
Blaine County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Blaine County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Blaine County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

22.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.9%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Blaine County:

15.8%
Idaho:

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

13.1%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
State:

44.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ketchum:

8.5%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ketchum:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.5%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Ketchum:

78.5%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ketchum, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 21$78,138$44,6500$0
Firefighters 13$73,933$68,2460$0
Streets and Highways 6$31,478$62,9564$5,570
Sewerage 8$38,363$57,5450$0
Parks and Recreation 3$15,487$61,9485$12,372
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$5,224$62,6880$0
Water Supply 3$15,516$62,0640$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$8,187
Totals for Government 55$258,139$56,32113$26,129

Ketchum government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $753,000 ($276.84)
    Water Utilities: $748,000 ($275.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,035,000 ($380.51)
    Financial Administration: $983,000 ($361.40)
    General - Other: $889,000 ($326.84)
    Regular Highways: $755,000 ($277.57)
    Water Utilities: $628,000 ($230.88)
    Sewerage: $594,000 ($218.38)
    Health Services - Other: $497,000 ($182.72)
    Fire Protection: $442,000 ($162.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $303,000 ($111.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.10)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $424,000 ($155.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $934,000 ($343.38)
    Regular Highways: $316,000 ($116.18)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($30.51)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($19.85)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($16.91)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($10.66)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($8.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($5.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,021,000 ($1110.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $222,000 ($81.62)

Ketchum government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,553,000 ($570.96)
    All Other: $176,000 ($64.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $463,000 ($170.22)
    Housing & Community Development: $29,000 ($10.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,277,000 ($469.49)
    Interest Earnings: $190,000 ($69.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $934,000 ($343.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $841,000 ($309.19)
    Highways: $125,000 ($45.96)
  • Tax - Property: $1,994,000 ($733.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,957,000 ($719.49)
    NEC: $280,000 ($102.94)
    Public Utilities: $135,000 ($49.63)

Ketchum government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,695,000 ($1358.46)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $45,000 ($16.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($9.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,555,000 ($1306.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($51.47)
    Other, NEC: $20,000 ($7.35)

Ketchum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,893,000 ($1063.60)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $694,000 ($255.15)

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ada County, ID  0.85% ($32,286 average AGI)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.38% ($21,871)
from Lincoln County, ID  0.22% ($32,000)


7.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  1.02% ($28,659 average AGI)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.38% ($28,750)
to King County, WA  0.36% ($65,733)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ketchum:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ketchum:

  • KECH-FM (95.3 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZK (107.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KIKX (104.7 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K216CY (91.1 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: BOISE ST. UNIV., ID ST BD OF EDUCA.)
  • KWRV (91.9 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K228DO (93.5 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • K276DW (103.1 FM; KETCHUM, ETC., ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K204CC (88.7 FM; CHALLIS, ETC., ID; Owner: CHALLIS MISSION CHURCH)
  • K203DS (88.5 FM; KETCHUM/HAILEY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ketchum:

  • KIDA (Channel 5; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MARCIA T. TURNER D/B/A TURNER ENTERPRISES)
  • KSVT-LP (Channel 20; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • K13HG (Channel 13; KETCHUM, ETC., ID; Owner: CATAMOUNT-IDAHO LICENSE L.L.C.)
  • KSVX-LP (Channel 18; HAILEY, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
Ketchum fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ketchum fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $2,102,000Total costs
  • 5,740Total average daily traffic
  • 514Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,610Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

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

KETCHUM CITY OF (Population served: 3,800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HULEN MEADOWS WATER COMPANY (Population served: 390, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
COLD SPRINGS SUBD (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SMILEY CREEK LODGE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-22-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SESSIONS STAR STOP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTH FORK STORE (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREENHORN SUBD (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHALET MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ketchum that have no violations reported:

  • USFS BOUNDARY PICNIC AREA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 20

Incident types - Ketchum

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ketchum, ID

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ketchum, Idaho:

  • Alpenrose Hotel, 124 Saddle Rd, Ketchum, Idaho 83340 , Phone: (208) 726-5945
  • The Pinnacle Club Inn, 100 Lloyd Dr, Ketchum, Idaho 83340 , Phone: (208) 726-5700
  • Heidelberg Inn, 1908 Warmsprings Rd, Ketchum, Idaho 83340 , Phone: (208) 726-5361
  • Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge, 180 S Main St, Ketchum, Idaho 83340 , Phone: (208) 726-4114
  • Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge, 180 Main St S, Ketchum, Idaho 83340 , Phone: (208) 726-4114
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ketchum, Idaho
Most common first names in Ketchum, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1477.1 years
John1373.6 years
William1077.2 years
Helen783.7 years
Mary788.6 years
Jack664.5 years
Carl679.5 years
Edward679.0 years
Florence589.2 years
David569.0 years
Most common last names in Ketchum, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown676.1 years
Smith566.6 years
Davis469.5 years
Parks480.5 years
Adams381.0 years
Higdon375.7 years
Jones365.6 years
Atkinson368.0 years
Flowers385.0 years
Mueller383.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
Businesses in Ketchum, ID
NameCountNameCount
Best Western2Starbucks1
Clarion1True Value1
FedEx8UPS5
Nike1YMCA1

Ketchum compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Ketchum on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #64 (83340) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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