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Population in 2010: 68. Population change since 2000: +161.5%
Males: 25  (36.8%)
Females: 43  (63.2%)

Median resident age:  47.5 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip code: 83255

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,369 (it was $31,667 in 2000)
Lost River:

$40,369
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,746

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $813,978 (it was $541,700 in 2000)
Lost River:

$813,978
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $661,572; Detached houses: $137,491; Mobile homes: $1,010,960
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  • White alone - 57 (83.8%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (11.8%)
  • Black alone - 2 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lost River: 588.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Lost River, Idaho on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Lost River is mentioned 47 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: United States (100.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5422 feet

Land area: 8.71 square miles.

Population density: 7.8 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lost River:

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 90.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lost River city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 68.4%
  • Divorced: 31.6%

2 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America).

This city:  7.7%
Idaho:  5.6%

Lost River satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (77.4 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (464.5 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (709.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Moore, ID (3.0 miles) , Mackay, ID (3.7 miles ), Arco, ID (3.7 miles ), Butte City, ID (4.1 miles) , Howe, ID (5.5 miles) , Carey, ID (5.9 miles ), Bellevue, ID (6.3 miles ), Sun Valley, ID (6.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.72 N, Longitude: 113.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)



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Earthquake activity:

Lost River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 106% 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 27.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 29.1 miles away from Lost River 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 the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/7/1994 at 13:30:03, a magnitude 5.0 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from Lost River center
On 8/20/1999 at 13:50:25, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butte County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lost River:

  • Idaho State University (about 81 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 8,867)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 89 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 92 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 3,157)
  • Boise State University (about 134 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 149 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Utah State University (about 163 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 163 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)

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Creeks: Cherry Creek (A), Willow Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Butte 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 2009: 0.0%

Average household size:
This city:  4.5 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.3%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lost River compared to Idaho state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lost River city (based on Butte County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.12%
Here57.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents91.0%4.7%3.4%0.8%0.1%
Congregations62.5%12.5%12.5%12.5%-
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Butte County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Butte County:

18.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

25.1%
Idaho:

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

15.0%
State:

11.7%

6.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Idaho average:

9.61%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Idaho average:

8.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bonneville County, ID  1.09% ($30,600 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lost River:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lost River:

  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KYZK (107.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KECH-FM (95.3 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIKX (104.7 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • K204CC (88.7 FM; CHALLIS, ETC., ID; Owner: CHALLIS MISSION CHURCH)
  • KCVI (101.5 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLCE (97.3 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KID-FM (96.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Lost River:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K13VK (Channel 13; ARCO, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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