Placerville, Idaho

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Population in 2012: 52 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.3%
 
Males: 29  (57.1%)
Females: 23  (42.9%)
Median resident age:  55.3 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip code: 83666

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,238 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Placerville:

$56,238
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,390 (it was $20,298 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,842 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Placerville:

$109,842
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $102,653; Detached houses: $102,653
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  • White alone - 50 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Placerville: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.6%), Dutch (15.4%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4300 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 52 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
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For population 25 years and over in Placerville:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Placerville city:

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 22.3%

2 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe).

This city:  3.3%
Idaho:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,167 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $583 (0.8%)

Placerville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (27.0 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (343.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (694.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Idaho City, ID (3.1 miles ), Crouch, ID (3.5 miles) , Horseshoe Bend, ID (3.6 miles ), Banks, ID (3.6 miles) , Garden Valley, ID (3.8 miles ), Lowman, ID (4.4 miles) , Robie Creek, ID (4.4 miles ), Boise Hills, ID (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $8,000

Latitude: 43.94 N, Longitude: 115.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Placerville household income distribution Placerville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+328.6%).

Average climate in Placerville, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Placerville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 331% 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 107.1 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 265.6 miles away from Placerville center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 251.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 344.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Placerville center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 391.9 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 Boise 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, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Placerville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Placerville:

  • MIKYLAR'S WORLD (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HORSESHOE BEND, ID)

Airports located in Placerville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Placerville:

  • Boise State University (about 27 miles; Boise, ID; Full-time enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 37 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 41 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 120 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 143 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 179 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

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Notable location: Placerville Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Boise County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 30.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 5.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.43
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Placerville compared to Idaho state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Placerville travel time to work - commute Placerville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (73%)
  • Electricity (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Placerville city (based on Boise County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 13.39%
Here: 13.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents39.2%25.1%20.3%15.3%0.1%
Congregations20.0%30.0%20.0%20.0%10.0%
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: 2
Boise County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

14.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Boise County:

26.9%
Idaho:

25.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 2$300

13.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200543,424 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.47%
Idaho average:

9.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ada County, ID  5.89% ($43,140 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  1.30% ($41,667)


11.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200635,747 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.24%
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 Ada County, ID  6.09% ($35,182 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  0.98% ($26,955)
to Gem County, ID  0.58% ($30,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Placerville:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Placerville:

  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTPZ (99.1 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Placerville:

  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBCI-TV (Channel 2; BOISE, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)
  • KIVI (Channel 6; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAID (Channel 4; BOISE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • KNIN-TV (Channel 9; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: BANKS-BOISE, INC.)
  • KTVB (Channel 7; BOISE, ID; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K31FD (Channel 25; BOISE, ID; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K56FQ (Channel 56; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K60FH (Channel 60; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64EJ (Channel 64; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE)
  • KCLP-CA (Channel 22; BOISE, ID; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
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