Mud Lake, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 366 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.6%
Males: 167  (45.8%)
Females: 199  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  20.5 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83450.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,763 (it was $28,194 in 2000)
Mud Lake:

$38,763
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,889 (it was $11,159 in 2000)

Mud Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,516 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Mud Lake:

$91,516
ID:

$159,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $518.

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  • Races in Mud Lake, ID (2010)

    Mud Lake races chart
    • 18952.8%White alone
    • 15944.4%Hispanic
    • 61.7%Two or more races
    • 41.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mud Lake: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (10.9%), German (9.1%), Swedish (2.2%), United States (2.0%), Irish (1.5%), Danish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4787 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 2,200 people per square mile   (low).

Mud Lake,ID real estate house value index trend

Mud Lake, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Mud Lake:

  • High school or higher: 58.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mud Lake city:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

41 residents are foreign born (14.1% Latin America).

This city:

15.2%
Idaho:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $783 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $862 (1.1%)

Mud Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (33.0 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (473.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (713.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Hamer, ID (3.9 miles) , Roberts, ID (4.4 miles ), West Clark, ID (4.6 miles ), Howe, ID (5.0 miles ), Lewisville, ID (5.1 miles ), Menan, ID (5.1 miles ), Dubois, ID (5.1 miles ), Rigby, ID (5.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $97,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.84 N, Longitude: 112.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Mud Lake household income distribution Mud Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+51.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Mud Lake, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mud Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Idaho state average. It is 245% 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 103.5 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 67.7 miles away from Mud Lake 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 345.7 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 126.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 103.8 miles away from Mud Lake 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 65.5 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 Jefferson County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mud Lake topographic map

Airports located in Mud Lake:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mud Lake:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 35 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Idaho State University (about 68 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 133 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Montana State University (about 145 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Utah State University (about 150 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 186 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Boise State University (about 187 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)

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Notable location: Mud Lake Ambulance (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.0%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.7 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  87.5%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Mud Lake compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.0
Idaho average:

11.0

Mud Lake travel time to work - commute Mud Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mud Lake city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other18,91444
Evangelical Protestant2133
Mainline Protestant1452
Catholic1322
None6,736-
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
Jefferson County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Jefferson County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
Idaho:

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

14.0%
State:

11.7%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$523
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$879
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,402

7.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
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 Bonneville County, ID  2.88% ($31,657 average AGI)
from Madison County, ID  0.94% ($29,724)
from Bingham County, ID  0.26% ($69,286)


8.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
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 Bonneville County, ID  3.30% ($37,591 average AGI)
to Madison County, ID  0.99% ($24,185)
to Bingham County, ID  0.25% ($27,450)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mud Lake:

  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KBLI (1620 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.)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • 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.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mud Lake:

  • 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.)
  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBYI (100.5 FM; REXBURG, ID; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY-IDAHO)
  • KPLV (105.5 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KFTZ (103.3 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KGTM (98.1 FM; REXBURG, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Mud Lake:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 2,600Total average daily traffic
  • 234Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,900Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mud Lake)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mud Lake Ofc 202 Main St (Lat: 43.840750 Lon: -112.482750), Call Sign: WNBN645, Licensee ID: L00007703
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2005, Expiration Date: 03/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2012
    Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St. 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:
  • 202 Main St (Lat: 43.840750 Lon: -112.482750), Call Sign: WNLG735, Licensee ID: L00007703
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.620 MHz, 153.710 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2005, Expiration Date: 03/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2012
    Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St. 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:

Mud Lake on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Accountants and auditors"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #56 (83450) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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