Minidoka, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 113 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 
Males: 58  (51.9%)
Females: 55  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip code: 83350

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,741 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Minidoka:

$41,741
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,546 (it was $5,727 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $48,378 (it was $31,900 in 2000)
Minidoka:

$48,378
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $81,025; detached houses: $79,969
March 2019 cost of living index in Minidoka: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.6%
(83.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Minidoka, ID (2010)
    • 8676.8%Hispanic
    • 2623.2%White alone
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Ancestries: American (28.0%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4286 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,307 people per square mile   (low).

Minidoka, Idaho map

31 residents are foreign born (57.4% Latin America).

This city:

57.4%
Idaho:

5.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Minidoka city:

1.9% ($620)
Idaho:

1.0% ($1,007)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (53.6 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (463.0 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (642.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Acequia, ID (2.8 miles),
Rupert, ID (3.6 miles ),
Declo, ID (4.2 miles ),
Paul, ID (4.3 miles ),
Heyburn, ID (4.4 miles ),
Burley, ID (4.6 miles ),
Albion, ID (4.9 miles ),
Malta, ID (5.6 miles)

Latitude: 42.75 N, Longitude: 113.49 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Minidoka, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Minidoka, ID in 2017

Minidoka satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Idaho:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+92.5%).
Most common industries in Minidoka, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.7%)
  • Chemicals (21.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (10.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.5%)
  • Food (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Warehousing & storage (7.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (26.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (13.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (13.3%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (37.5%)
  • Warehousing & storage (37.5%)
  • Food (12.5%)
  • Social assistance (12.5%)
Most common occupations in Minidoka, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (44.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (21.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (33.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (26.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (0.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (87.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (0.0%)
  • Financial managers (0.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (0.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (0.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (0.0%)

Average climate in Minidoka, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Minidoka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 304% 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 189.3 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 92.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from the city 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 72.9 miles away from Minidoka center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 340.3 miles away from Minidoka center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 379.8 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 Minidoka County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minidoka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Minidoka:

  • MINIDOKA HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; RUPERT, ID)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RUPERT, ID)

Airports located in Minidoka:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minidoka:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 52 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Idaho State University (about 55 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Utah State University (about 111 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 113 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Weber State University (about 135 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Boise State University (about 150 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 160 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Points of interest:

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Minidoka 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 Minidoka and their reported violations in the past:

MINIDOKA CITY OF (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2014)
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 Public Notif received (MAY-27-2014)
  • 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), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

3.7 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

93.3%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Minidoka:

Marital status in Minidoka, ID
  • Never married: 10.2%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 27.8%

For population 25 years and over in Minidoka:

  • High school or higher: 29.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.5
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Minidoka, ID (based on Minidoka County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,71420
Catholic4,1491
Evangelical Protestant2,23419
Mainline Protestant5233
None5,449-
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: 3
Here:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

8.8%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Idaho:

25.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.4%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.5%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Minidoka:

27.6
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.6%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Minidoka:

8.6%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Minidoka:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

24.3%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Minidoka:

49.0%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Minidoka:

78.9%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Minidoka, ID Residents

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $31,000 ($274.34)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($70.80)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $31,000 ($274.34)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($141.59)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($141.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($123.89)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($97.35)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($70.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($26.55)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($26.55)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($17.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($17.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($17.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($8.85)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($8.85)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($8.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($35.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($79.65)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($26.55)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($26.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,000 ($371.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($17.70)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($292.04)
    Other: $5,000 ($44.25)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($26.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($26.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($35.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($35.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($8.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($8.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($221.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($53.10)
    Highways: $4,000 ($35.40)
  • Tax - Property: $39,000 ($345.13)
    Other License: $2,000 ($17.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($17.70)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $142,000 ($1256.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000 ($1194.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($61.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,000 ($389.38)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minidoka:

  • KFTA (970 AM; 3 kW; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • 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)
  • KLIX (1310 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBAR (1230 AM; 1 kW; BURLEY, ID; Owner: KART & EAGLE ROCK B/C INC,TENANTS)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minidoka:

  • KCIR (90.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KKMV (92.5 FM; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZDX (99.9 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: KART & EAGLE ROCK B/C INC,TENANTS)
  • KBSY (88.5 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K299AH (107.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KORR (104.1 FM; AMERICAN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • KISU-FM (91.1 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Minidoka:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K02NO (Channel 2; RUPERT, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Minidoka fatal accident list:

Nov 22, 2017 09:30 AM, Cr- 800 East Rd, Lat: 42.760169, Lon: -113.511372, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Larry L Curry, Burley City Of Former Minidoka Dump (Lat: 42.627639 Lon: -113.935361), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 58.8 m, Registrant: Larry Curry, Pocat-ello, Phone: (208) 233-6246
  • Mick Brink, Town Of Minidoka (Lat: 42.811722 Lon: -113.570611), Type: 24.3, Overall height: 24.3 m, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chartered, Tgutierrez@fcclaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 857-3500
  • Mick Brink, Town Of Minidoka (Lat: 42.811722 Lon: -113.570611), Type: 24.3, Overall height: 24.3 m, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chartered, Tgutierrez@fcclaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 857-3500
  • Larry L Curry, Burley City Of Former Minidoka Dump (Lat: 42.627639 Lon: -113.935361), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 58.8 m, Registrant: Larry Curry, Pocat-ello, Phone: (208) 233-6246
  • Mick Brink, Town Of Minidoka (Lat: 42.811722 Lon: -113.570611), Type: 24.3, Overall height: 24.3 m, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chartered, Tgutierrez@fcclaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 857-3500
  • Edward G Roach, Burley City Of Former Minidoka Dump (Lat: 42.627639 Lon: -113.935361), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 58.8 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • DON HOUGHTON, Town Of Minidoka (Lat: 42.811722 Lon: -113.570611), Type: 24.3, Overall height: 24.3 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, Ka8805@att.Com, , Plano, Phone: (469) 229-7422

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 7 Km Ne (Lat: 42.796111 Lon: -113.418056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPWA207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.525 MHz, 463.787 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2002, Expiration Date: 09/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2012, Certifier: Richard C Young, Registrant: Reinke Manufacturing Co., Inc., 101 Reinke Road, Deshler, NE 68340, Phone: (402) 365-7251, Fax: (402) 365-4370
  • 5 Km Nw (Lat: 42.781667 Lon: -113.516389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPXU256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.525 MHz, 463.787 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2003, Expiration Date: 06/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2013, Certifier: Robert C Young, Registrant: Reinke Manufacturing Co., Inc., 101 Reinke Road, Deshler, NE 68340, Phone: (402) 365-7251, Fax: (402) 365-4370

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MDK (MINIDOKA WATER, Intersection Of East Street & Walnut Street (Lat: 42.752556 Lon: -113.488194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQQP452,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Brian Lloyd, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (801) 437-0781, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91188 , Serial Number: NAV4239, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle A Fassett, P O Box 16, Minidoka, ID 83343
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/04/2017

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Minidoka, ID
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Minidoka, ID
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Minidoka compared to Idaho state average:

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