Kootenai, Idaho

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Population in 2014: 770 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +74.6%
Males: 368  (47.9%)
Females: 402  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  31.5 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83840.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,765 (it was $29,432 in 2000)
Kootenai:

$43,765
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,688 (it was $13,698 in 2000)

Kootenai city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $153,703 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Kootenai:

$153,703
ID:

$159,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $175,225; Detached houses: $203,362; Mobile homes: $89,880

Median gross rent in 2013: $731.

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  • Races in Kootenai, ID (2010)

    Kootenai races chart
    • 62792.5%White alone
    • 294.3%Hispanic
    • 172.5%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kootenai: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.6%), Irish (18.2%), French (8.4%), English (5.8%), Norwegian (5.1%), United States (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2117 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,722 people per square mile   (low).

Kootenai,ID real estate house value index trend

Kootenai, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Kootenai:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kootenai city:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 33.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Idaho:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $777 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $433 (0.4%)

Kootenai satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (55.3 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (266.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (988.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ponderay, ID (1.1 miles ), Sandpoint, ID (1.8 miles ), Dover, ID (2.4 miles ), Hope, ID (3.2 miles) , East Hope, ID (3.4 miles) , Blanchard-Glengary, ID (4.1 miles ), Clark Fork, ID (4.4 miles ), Priest River, ID (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $165,400

Latitude: 48.31 N, Longitude: 116.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Kootenai household income distribution Kootenai home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+34.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Kootenai, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kootenai, Idaho average temperatures Kootenai, Idaho average precipitation Kootenai, Idaho humidity Kootenai, Idaho wind speed Kootenai, Idaho snowfall Kootenai, Idaho sunshine Kootenai, Idaho clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Kootenai-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 89% 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 380.8 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 320.3 miles away from Kootenai center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 287.6 miles away from the city 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 294.6 miles away from the city 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 278.7 miles away from Kootenai center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 542.4 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 Bonner County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kootenai topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kootenai:

  • FMC IDAHO PANHANDLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PONDERAY, ID)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - SANDPOINT (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SANDPOINT, ID)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SANDPOINT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SANDPOINT, ID)
  • VALLEY VISTA CARE CENTER OF SANDPOINT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SANDPOINT, ID)

Amtrak station near Kootenai:

  • 6 miles: SANDPOINT (RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kootenai:

  • North Idaho College (about 46 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Whitworth University (about 57 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 59 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 61 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 63 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 76 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • University of Idaho (about 113 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public elementary/middle school in Kootenai:

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Tourist attraction: Seagull Charters (Tours & Charters; PO Box 208).

Bonner County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 47.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.01. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.01
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.3%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
7 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Idaho average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kootenai city (based on Bonner County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,57137
Other2,98911
Catholic1,9534
Mainline Protestant1,0206
None30,344-
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: 12
Bonner County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Bonner County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Bonner County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Bonner County:

22.5%
Idaho:

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

10.4%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kootenai:

51.6%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.5%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Kootenai:

28.5
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kootenai:

6.9
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kootenai:

32.8%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Kootenai:

59.7%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kootenai, 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
Financial Administration 1$2,946$35,3520$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$800
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 1$2,946$35,3526$1,200

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Kootenai County, ID  1.00% ($24,703 average AGI)
from Spokane County, WA  0.55% ($32,850)
from Boundary County, ID  0.30% ($22,279)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
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 Kootenai County, ID  1.65% ($30,050 average AGI)
to Spokane County, WA  0.61% ($31,489)
to Boundary County, ID  0.27% ($33,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kootenai:

  • KSPT (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kootenai:

  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KIBR (102.5 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BENEFIELD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K212EY (90.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Kootenai:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K64BD (Channel 64; KELLOGG, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K24DW (Channel 24; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DIST. 81/KSPS TV)
  • K48DX (Channel 48; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • K52GH (Channel 52; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)

Kootenai fatal accident list:

Jun 16, 2012 07:31 PM, Sr-200, Lat: 48.32326, Lon: -116.37969, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kootenai)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 48.312250 Lon: -116.516611, Call Sign: WQND518
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 452.850 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/2010, Expiration Date: 12/29/2020, Certifier: Rick KlineRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Kootenai, N Kootenai Rd - 2.5mi N Of (Lat: 48.341167 Lon: -116.498778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: WPTN461
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 11/07/2021, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Kootenai ES, 301 Sprague (Lat: 48.311944 Lon: -116.516972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WQFQ751
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 17990.0 MHz, 21835.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/12/2006, Expiration Date: 09/12/2016, Certifier: Jeffrey J YouleRegistrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • Kootenai, N Kootenai Rd - 2.5mi N Of (Lat: 48.341167 Lon: -116.498778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQMR588
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 11/07/2021, Certifier: Dan J JohnsonRegistrant: Montana Rail Link, 101 International Way, Missoula, MT 59808, Phone: (406) 523-1461, Fax: (406) 523-1529, Email:
  • STATION, 2 Mi W Of (Lat: 48.340750 Lon: -116.498778), Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: KZV52
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/08/1996, Expiration Date: 04/08/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2001Registrant: The Burlington Northern And Santa Fe Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106-1199, Phone: (913) 551-4568, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KD7EDI, Licensee ID: L01435161, Grant Date: 07/15/2009, Expiration Date: 07/15/2019, Certifier: Lisa M Sharpe, Registrant: Lisa M Sharpe, Kootenai, ID 83840
  • Call Sign: KD7EDJ, Licensee ID: L00156448, Grant Date: 12/21/2009, Expiration Date: 02/22/2019, Certifier: Elmer A Sharpe, Registrant: Elmer A Sharpe, Kootenai, ID 83840
  • Call Sign: N7ANL, Licensee ID: L01544670, Grant Date: 02/12/2010, Expiration Date: 02/24/2018, Registrant: Rick Glaese, Box 215, Kootenai, ID 83840
  • Call Sign: W7FL, Grant Date: 06/27/1989, Expiration Date: 06/27/1999, Cancellation Date: 12/21/1998, Registrant: Geoffrey A Woodhouse, Kootenai, ID 83840
  • Call Sign: KG7RZL, Licensee ID: L01929248, Grant Date: 03/16/2015, Expiration Date: 03/16/2025, Certifier: David M Sharpe, Registrant: David M Sharpe, Kootenai, ID 83840

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Kootenai

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (9%)

Kootenai compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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