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|Median resident age:||43.3 years|
|Idaho median age:||33.2 years|
Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,275 (it was $17,279 in 2000)
Pierce-Headquarters CCD income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $124,950 (it was $70,900 in 2000)
Races in Pierce-Headquarters, ID (2000)
- 1,62795.8%White alone
- 201.2%Two or more races
- 181.1%American Indian alone
- 30.2%Asian alone
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Current Local Time: PST time zone
Land area: 1818.6 square miles.
Population density: 0.9 people per square mile(very low).
For population 25 years and over in Pierce-Headquarters:
- High school or higher: 80.7%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
- Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
- Unemployed: 14.4%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Pierce-Headquarters CCD:
- Never married: 13.8%
- Now married: 69.8%
- Separated: 0.2%
- Widowed: 4.3%
- Divorced: 12.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
|Pierce-Headquarters CCD:||0.8% ($534)|
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (81.5 miles , pop. 57,053).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (311.5 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (879.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Pierce, ID (3.4 miles ), Weippe, ID (4.6 miles ), Elk River, ID (5.0 miles) , Orofino, ID (5.3 miles ), Nez Perce, ID (5.4 miles ), Riverside, ID (5.5 miles ), Kamiah, ID (5.7 miles ), Bovill, ID (6.0 miles ).
Latitude: 46.64 N, Longitude: 115.70 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 208
Unemployment by year (%)
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
- Wood products (20%)
- Construction (7%)
- Educational services (6%)
- Health care (5%)
- Public administration (5%)
- Repair and maintenance (3%)
- Educational services (22%)
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
- Health care (10%)
- Finance and insurance (7%)
- Wood products (7%)
- Food and beverage stores (6%)
- Social assistance (5%)
- Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (11%)
- Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
- Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
- Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
- Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
- Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
- Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
- Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
- Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
- Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
- Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
- Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
- Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
Average climate in Pierce-Headquarters, Idaho
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Pierce-Headquarters-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 111% 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 283.1 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 199.9 miles away from Pierce-Headquarters 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 434.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 323.7 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 326.7 miles away from Pierce-Headquarters 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 316.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clearwater County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pierce-Headquarters:
- University of Idaho (about 64 miles; Moscow, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,416)
- Lewis-Clark State College (about 66 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
- Washington State University (about 70 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
- The University of Montana (about 83 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
- North Idaho College (about 89 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
- Spokane Community College (about 106 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
- Eastern Washington University (about 107 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
Notable locations in Pierce-Headquarters: Old Camp J (A), Brown Creek Moto Cross Area (B), Bohns Rock (C), Nineteenmile Camp (D), Revling Spur (E), Neisham Cabin (F), Bungalow Ranger Station (G), Ruby Creek Campground (H), Mush Campground (I), Murphy Siding (J), Porters Camp (K), Musselshell Work Center (L), Poorman (M), Pierce Work Center (N), Kelly Creek Work Center (O), Olsen Grave Point of Interest (P), Camp (Q), Old Camp (R), Old Camp 6 (S), Headquarters Recreation Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Marsh Cemetery (1), Shoecraft and Gorman Grave Site (2), Weseman Cemetery (3), Wells Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Platinum Lake (A), Fish Lake (B), Goat Lake (C), Goose Lake (D), Lookout Lake (E), Kid Lake (F), Leo Lake (G), Tille Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Creeks: Chute Creek (A), Christmas Creek (B), China Creek (C), Chateau Creek (D), Chamberlain Creek (E), Cayuse Creek (F), Cave Creek (G), Casey Creek (H), Canyon Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Park in Pierce-Headquarters: Hanging Trees Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map
|This place:||2.2 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
- Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Educational Attainment (%) in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Pierce-Headquarters CCD (based on Clearwater County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Clearwater County:||4.87 / 10,000 pop.|
|Idaho:||1.88 / 10,000 pop.|
|Clearwater County:||1.22 / 10,000 pop.|
|Idaho:||0.53 / 10,000 pop.|
|Clearwater County:||6.08 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||3.87 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||13.39 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||7.75 / 10,000 pop.|
6.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,840 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,904 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Pierce-Headquarters:
- KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
- KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
- KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
- KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
- KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
- KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
- KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- 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)
- KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
- KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Pierce-Headquarters:
- KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
- KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
- KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
- KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- K213BN (90.5 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE, INC.)
- K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
- KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
- KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
- K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Wood (47%)
- Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
- Electricity (16%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
- Other fuel (1%)
Pierce-Headquarters compared to Idaho state average:
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- Renting percentage below state average.
- Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
- Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
- House age significantly below state average.
- Number of college students below state average.
Pierce-Headquarters on our top lists:
- #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"