Nezperce, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 458 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 
Males: 234  (51.3%)
Females: 224  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 83543.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,255 (it was $36,094 in 2000)
Nezperce:

$57,255
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,438 (it was $15,450 in 2000)

Nezperce city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $127,901 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Nezperce:

$127,901
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $202,909; detached houses: $211,509; mobile homes: $69,641

Median gross rent in 2019: $614.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nezperce: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.7%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Nezperce, ID (2019)
    • 45382.4%White alone
    • 386.9%American Indian alone
    • 285.1%Hispanic
    • 173.1%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Black alone
    • 30.5%Asian alone
    • 30.5%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nezperce, Idaho as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nezperce is 278 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (30.2%), American (13.8%), Scottish (6.0%), English (4.9%), Irish (3.7%), Norwegian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3202 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,124 people per square mile   (low).

Nezperce, Idaho map

18 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This city:

3.3%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,326 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,405 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (110.1 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (295.7 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (847.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ferdinand, ID (3.0 miles),
Kamiah, ID (3.2 miles ),
Craigmont, ID (3.3 miles ),
Cottonwood, ID (3.7 miles ),
Kooskia, ID (3.7 miles ),
Reubens, ID (4.0 miles),
Stites, ID (4.0 miles ),
Orofino, ID (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 46.23 N, Longitude: 116.24 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Nezperce, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nezperce, ID in 2019
Nezperce satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.0%
Idaho:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+18.3%).
Most common industries in Nezperce, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (15.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Private households (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (21.1%)
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (18.0%)
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Private households (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Nezperce, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Nezperce, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nezperce, Idaho average temperatures Nezperce, Idaho average precipitation Nezperce, Idaho humidity Nezperce, Idaho wind speed Nezperce, Idaho snowfall Nezperce, Idaho sunshine Nezperce, Idaho clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.5. This is about average.

City:

68.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.36
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Nezperce-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1079% 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 190.8 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 294.7 miles away from Nezperce center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 134.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 401.7 miles away from Nezperce center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 304.8 miles away from Nezperce 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) earthquake occurred 306.6 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nezperce topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nezperce:

  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; COTTONWOOD, ID)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nezperce:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 40 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 51 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 56 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 99 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • North Idaho College (about 104 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 108 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 110 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Nezperce: Nez Perce Ambulance Service (A), Nez Perce Rural Fire Protection District (B), Nez Perce City Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: NEZ Perce Hotel (312 Oak Street).

Court: Lewis County - District & Magistrate Court (510 Oak Street).

Birthplace of: Jason Rose - College basketball player (Idaho Vandals).

Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

NEZPERCE WATER DEPT (Population served: 460, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.1%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Nezperce (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Nezperce Branch at 410 Oak Street, branch established on 1940/08/10. 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

For population 15 years and over in Nezperce:

Marital status in Nezperce, ID
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Nezperce:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nezperce
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nezperce, ID (based on Lewis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7374
Evangelical Protestant57211
Catholic3732
Mainline Protestant2455
None1,894-
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: 4
Lewis County:

11.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Lewis County:

14.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

30.1%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lewis County:

13.8%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.2%
Idaho:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
Idaho:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nezperce:

25.3%
Idaho:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
Idaho:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.4%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.7%
State:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.5%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nezperce, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 1$4,186$50,2321$1,798
Parks and Recreation 1$879$10,5481$637
Water Supply 1$4,074$48,8881$179
Streets and Highways 1$1,740$20,8801$775
Fire - Other 0$0 1$332
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,471
Totals for Government 4$10,879$32,63711$5,193

Nezperce government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $168,000 ($366.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $105,000 ($229.26)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($104.80)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $100,000 ($218.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($172.49)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($150.66)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($124.45)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($104.80)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($80.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($78.60)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($78.60)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($10.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($10.92)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($6.55)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($2.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($41.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($39.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $116,000 ($253.28)

Nezperce government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $132,000 ($288.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($168.12)
    Other: $27,000 ($58.95)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($30.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($17.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000 ($493.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($4.37)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($4.37)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($207.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($102.62)
    Highways: $21,000 ($45.85)
  • Tax - Property: $163,000 ($355.90)
    Other License: $3,000 ($6.55)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($2.18)

Nezperce government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $473,000 ($1032.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $473,000 ($1032.75)

Nezperce government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $248,000 ($541.48)

9.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.72%
Idaho average:

8.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Idaho County, ID  2.57% ($30,974 average AGI)
from Nez Perce County, ID  1.89% ($37,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nezperce:

  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KCLK (1430 AM; 5 kW; ASOTIN, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KORT (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nezperce:

  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • K213BN (90.5 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE, INC.)
  • K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KMOK (106.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDAVEND CO. INC.)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KOZE-FM (96.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWV (90.5 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KATW (101.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.2mTotal length
  • $277,000Total costs
  • 1,470Total average daily traffic
  • 185Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,205Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 510 Oak Street (Lat: 46.231944 Lon: -116.238333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPVX399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.32740 MHz, 2.41540 MHz, 2.47240 MHz, 2.53640 MHz, 2.80540 MHz, 5.13640 MHz, 5.14140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz, 7.47840 MHz, 7.80640 MHz, 7.93340 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 08/29/2022, Certifier: Jim Price, Registrant: State Of Idaho, Military Division, 700 South Stratford Drive, Building 6, Boise, ID 83720-0076, Phone: (208) 288-4000, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:
  • Lat: 46.259583 Lon: -116.242056, Call Sign: WRBP479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.912 MHz, 469.962 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2018, Expiration Date: 05/14/2028, Certifier: Marty Lux, Registrant: Davis Communications, 103 S Front Rd, Kamiah, ID 83536, Phone: (208) 926-4439, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nezperce)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Nezperce)
Most common first names in Nezperce, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John782.3 years
George580.4 years
Donald577.0 years
Mary580.2 years
Robert561.2 years
Louise479.0 years
Mabel480.0 years
Marie472.7 years
Henry372.7 years
James376.3 years
Most common last names in Nezperce, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson781.8 years
Braun673.2 years
Miller680.0 years
Snyder680.5 years
Thompson674.3 years
Meiners573.8 years
Mcleod585.4 years
Boyer471.8 years
Jacobs483.0 years
Thomas481.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nezperce, ID
  • 52.1%Electricity
  • 26.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.1%Wood
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nezperce, ID
  • 55.6%Electricity
  • 25.0%Wood
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Utility gas


Nezperce compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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