Post Falls, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 29,357 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +70.2%
Males: 13,749  (46.8%)
Females: 15,608  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83854.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,226 (it was $39,061 in 2000)
Post Falls:

$47,226
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,085 (it was $18,692 in 2000)

Post Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $156,965 (it was $107,900 in 2000)
Post Falls:

$156,965
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $218,232; Detached houses: $236,882; Townhouses or other attached units: $340,388; In 2-unit structures: $181,466; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $329,833; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $344,492; Mobile homes: $68,829; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $57,171

Median gross rent in 2012: $829.

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  • White alone - 25,164 (91.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,162 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 795 (2.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 206 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 101 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 103 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 49 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 29 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Post Falls: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.4%), Irish (13.8%), English (9.3%), United States (9.1%), Norwegian (5.3%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2200 feet

Land area: 9.66 square miles.

Population density: 3,040 people per square mile   (average).

Post Falls,ID real estate house value index trend

Post Falls, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Post Falls:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Post Falls city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

513 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Idaho:  5.9%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Post Falls, Idaho as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Post Falls to the number of sex offenders is 337 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,377 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,141 (0.7%)

Post Falls satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (14.3 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (243.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (945.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Huetter, ID (2.1 miles) , State Line, ID (2.2 miles) , Hauser, ID (2.3 miles ), Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA (2.6 miles ), Rathdrum, ID (2.6 miles ), Hayden, ID (2.7 miles ), Coeur d'Alene, ID (2.7 miles ), Dalton Gardens, ID (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 214 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1998: 252 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 1999: 332 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2000: 272 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2001: 267 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2002: 340 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2003: 454 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2004: 595 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2005: 595 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2006: 273 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2007: 176 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2008: 163 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2009: 245 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2010: 118 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2011: 87 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2012: 166 buildings, average cost: $166,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.72 N, Longitude: 116.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,549 (-5.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,043 (32.3%)

Area code: 208

Post Falls household income distribution Post Falls home values distribution

Crime rates in Post Falls by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Murders 00100000
per 100,000 0.00.05.60.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 855125161513
per 100,000 45.828.428.062.924.573.163.150.7
Robberies 13053165
per 100,000 5.717.00.026.214.74.625.219.5
Assaults 3922232729394142
per 100,000 223.3124.9128.7141.4142.3178.1172.5163.9
Burglaries 77988112016814511697
per 100,000 441.0556.6453.1628.6824.4662.1488.1378.6
Thefts 400416535526556591490483
per 100,000 2290.72362.62992.82755.42728.42698.62061.61885.1
Auto thefts 2728323243485348
per 100,000 154.6159.0179.0167.6211.0219.2223.0187.3
Arson 42859266
per 100,000 22.911.444.826.244.29.125.223.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 319.3) 228.4208.6235.9266.3247.6280.2238.0205.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Post Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 67 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Idaho average:

1.74
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +9,505 (+122.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Post Falls: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Post Falls, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Post Falls-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 106% 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 371.5 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 293.4 miles away from Post Falls center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 261.9 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 267.6 miles away from the city 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 253.5 miles away from Post Falls center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 499.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kootenai County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Post Falls topographic map

Birthplace of: Ed Justice - Football player.

Main business address for: ENERGENX, INC. (BLANK CHECKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Post Falls:

  • NORTHERN IDAHO ADVANCED CARE HOSPITAL (600 N CECIL)
  • NORTHWEST SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 1593 EAST POLSTON AVENUE)
  • SEVEN OAKS COMMUNITY HOMES - KNAPP WEST (2898 KNAPP CIRCLE)
  • SEVEN OAKS COMMUNITY HOMES - SILKWOOD (435 SILKWOOD)
  • FMC POST FALLS DIALYSIS UNIT (1300 E MULLAN SUITE 1200)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF POST FALLS (460 NORTH GARDEN PLAZA COURT)

Airports and heliports located in Post Falls:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Post Falls:

  • North Idaho College (about 8 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 20 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 22 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Whitworth University (about 23 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 25 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 35 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • University of Idaho (about 69 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public high schools in Post Falls:

Private high school in Post Falls:

  • CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 190; Location: 2289 W SELTICE WAY; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Post Falls:

See full list of schools located in Post Falls, School District: POST FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT 273

Library in Post Falls:

  • POST FALLS PUBLIC (Operating income: $941,573; Location: 821 N SPOKANE; 68,666 books; 6,079 audio materials; 7,009 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 140 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Post Falls: Ross Point Bird Farm (A), Kootenai County Fire and Rescue Station 2 (B), Kootenai County Fire and Rescue Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Post Falls Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Post Falls: McGuire-Wesleyan Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Post Falls: North Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Western Historical Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2323 North Highway 41) (1), Coeur D'Alene-postfalls Convention & Vstrs BRU Inc (Po Box 908) (2), Coeur D'Alene Polaris (Tours & Charters; 6040 East Seltice Way) (3), Red Line Rentals (Tours & Charters; 2915 Saltese) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: SLEEP INN (100 N Pleasant View Rd) (1), Templin's Resort (414 East 1st Avenue) (2), Post Falls Howard Johnson Express Inn (3705 W 5th Ave) (3), Best Western Resort Marina (414 East 1st Avenue) (4), Riverbend Inn (4105 West Riverbend Avenue) (5), Mallards Restaurant & Lounge (414 East 1st Avenue) (6), Sleep Inn Post Falls (157 South Pleasantview Road) (7), Red Lion Templin's Hotel On the River (414 East 1st Avenue) (8), Mrs T'S (414 East 1st Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Kootenai 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 2012 was 57.5. This is better than average.

City:

57.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.13. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

0.30

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 6.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

6.58

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

9.14

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

EAST GREENACRES WATER DIST (Population served: 6,400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HAUSER LAKE WATER ASSN INC (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-01-2010 to JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-04-2010 to JUL-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 regular monitoring violations
PINEVILLA PARK AND WATER ASSN (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2008 to FEB-09-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2008 to FEB-09-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
TONYS ON THE LAKE (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
POST FALLS SOUTH PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
SHERWOOD FOREST (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROSS POINT BAPTIST CAMP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CANYON PINES HOA (Address: 2438 N PARTRIDGE LOOP , Serves MT, Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 181 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Post Falls that have no violations reported:

  • GREENSFERRY WATER & SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 775, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAUSER LAKE HEIGHTS (Population served: 331, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCGUIRE ESTATES WATER USERS (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARKVIEW WATER ASSN (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.1%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.1% for American Indian residents, 59.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.1%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Post Falls, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Post Falls compared to Idaho state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Banks with most branches in Post Falls (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Post Falls Branch at 3134 E Mullan Ave, Ste E, branch established on 2002/11/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Post Falls Branch at 701 Goude Street, branch established on 1997/12/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Washington Trust Bank: Post Falls Branch at 1601 E Seltice Way, branch established on 1993/07/16. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $4,172.4 mil, Deposits: $3,522.4 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 41 total offices, Holding Company: W.T.b. Financial Corporation
  • Panhandle State Bank: Post Falls Branch at 3235 E Mullan Ave, branch established on 2003/03/12. Info updated 2009/07/09: Bank assets: $936.3 mil, Deposits: $731.7 mil, headquarters in Sandpoint, ID, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Intermountain Community Bancorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Post Falls Branch at East 415 Seltice Way, branch established on 1974/05/10. 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
  • Mountain West Bank: Post Falls Branch at 709 East Seltice Way, branch established on 1996/11/06. Info updated 2011/02/15: Bank assets: $1,129.4 mil, Deposits: $806.0 mil, headquarters in Coeur D Alene, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • Community 1st Bank: at 707 North Post Street, branch established on 2007/06/07. Info updated 2007/09/06: Bank assets: $70.2 mil, Deposits: $60.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Inland Northwest Bank: Post Falls Branch at 1729 East Seltice Way, branch established on 1995/12/28. Info updated 2008/06/12: Bank assets: $384.9 mil, Deposits: $333.9 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Post Falls Branch at 405 E. Seltice, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Post Falls, Idaho:

  • Best Western Templins Resort Hotel, 414 East First Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854 , Phone: (208) 773-1811, Fax: (208) 773-4192
  • River Cove Bed & Breakfast, 212 Parkwood PL, Post Falls, ID 83854 , Phone: (208) 773-9190
  • Riverbend Inn, 4105 W Riverbend Rd, Post Falls, ID 83854 , Phone: (208) 773-3583, Fax: (208) 773-1306
  • Sleep Inn, 100 N Pleasantview Rd, Post Falls, ID 83854 , Phone: (208) 777-9394
  • Red Lion Templins Hotel On The River - Post Falls, 414 E 1st Ave, Post Falls, ID 83814 , Phone: (208) 773-1611, Fax: (208) 773-4192
  • Comfort Inn Post Falls, 3175 E Seltice Way, Post Falls, ID 83854 , Phone: (208) 773-8900, Fax: (208) 773-0890
  • Fairbridge Inn & Express, 3647 W 5th Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854 , Phone: (208) 773-4541, Fax: (208) 773-0235
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Post Falls, Idaho

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Post Falls travel time to work - commute Post Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Post Falls city (based on Kootenai County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.01%
Here: 32.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents36.1%14.0%13.8%6.5%5.5%
Congregations1.3%5.3%15.8%5.3%5.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.6%3.5%3.2%2.4%11.3%
Congregations3.9%9.2%6.6%5.3%42.1%
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: 19
Kootenai County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Kootenai County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Kootenai County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kootenai County:

24.0%
Idaho:

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

7.1%
State:

11.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$22,742$38,9860$0
Other Government Administration 18$50,993$33,9951$912
Judicial and Legal 4$16,933$50,7990$0
Police Protection - Officers 40$201,543$60,4630$0
Police - Other 23$81,225$42,3781$841
Streets and Highways 14$56,298$48,2552$3,611
Health 3$8,174$32,6960$0
Sewerage 10$38,174$45,8090$0
Parks and Recreation 17$63,599$44,89334$11,457
Natural Resources 1$3,571$42,8520$0
Water Supply 8$34,968$52,4520$0
Other and Unallocable 14$60,409$51,7791$1,353
Totals for Government 159$638,629$48,19839$18,174

Post Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $9,368,000 ($319.11)
    General - Other: $2,246,000 ($76.51)
    Water Utilities: $1,891,000 ($64.41)
    Regular Highways: $1,789,000 ($60.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,145,000 ($107.13)
    Central Staff Services: $2,079,000 ($70.82)
    Regular Highways: $1,689,000 ($57.53)
    Sewerage: $1,370,000 ($46.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,156,000 ($39.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,114,000 ($37.95)
    Libraries: $848,000 ($28.89)
    Water Utilities: $715,000 ($24.36)
    Financial Administration: $472,000 ($16.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $323,000 ($11.00)
    General - Other: $250,000 ($8.52)
    Health - Other: $81,000 ($2.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $528,000 ($17.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $155,000 ($5.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,113,000 ($242.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($5.25)

Post Falls government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,344,000 ($113.91)
    All Other: $3,121,000 ($106.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,334,000 ($45.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $210,000 ($7.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $791,000 ($26.94)
    General Revenue, NEC: $558,000 ($19.01)
    Special Assessments: $282,000 ($9.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,774,000 ($60.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,407,000 ($47.93)
    Highways: $980,000 ($33.38)
    Water Utilities: $312,000 ($10.63)
    All Other: $117,000 ($3.99)
  • Tax - Other License: $6,660,000 ($226.86)
    Property: $5,866,000 ($199.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $503,000 ($17.13)

Post Falls government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,487,000 ($561.60)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,854,000 ($437.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,723,000 ($160.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,090,000 ($37.13)

Post Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,880,000 ($132.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,240,000 ($961.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,719,000 ($92.62)

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Idaho average:

7.20%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Kootenai County:

0.07%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spokane County, WA  1.22% ($35,279 average AGI)
from Bonner County, ID  0.46% ($30,050)
from Shoshone County, ID  0.19% ($30,723)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Idaho average:

7.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($370 average AGI)
Kootenai County:

0.05%
Idaho average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spokane County, WA  1.00% ($35,118 average AGI)
to Bonner County, ID  0.28% ($24,703)
to Ada County, ID  0.22% ($26,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Post Falls:

  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Post Falls:

  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Post Falls:

  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQUP-LP (Channel 47; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: PULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTYJ-LP (Channel 58; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K18DT (Channel 18; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY-TV (Channel 4; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K50DM (Channel 50; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCDT (Channel 26; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • KHBA-LP (Channel 52; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K20EM (Channel 20; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K41FJ (Channel 41; COEUR D'ALENE, ETC., ID; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K44EC (Channel 44; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Post Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 101 meters (331ft)
Total costs: $7,128,000
Total average daily traffic: 249,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,499
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Post Falls, ID
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Post Falls)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Post Falls, ID)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 183 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Post Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Post Falls)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED86$164,39536$195,480214$173,89010$95,79120$162,4712$124,725
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$162,5603$238,31021$184,3091$67,1802$147,5001$56,030
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$163,57910$149,81477$191,7218$83,5707$161,8905$58,022
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$173,5535$135,56069$187,2693$80,3837$139,3202$342,895
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$85,41011$186,4500$01$104,8100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.00 , 0006.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$170,0373$187,287
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$118,9201$311,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$168,453
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.00 , 0006.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 162
  • Hazardous Condition: 84
  • Service Call: 73
  • Good Intent Call: 42

Incident types - Post Falls

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Post Falls, ID
Most common first names in Post Falls, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert9270.5 years
John7472.1 years
James7068.7 years
Mary6178.8 years
William5974.8 years
George4676.1 years
Charles4569.4 years
Donald4570.6 years
Richard3966.8 years
Margaret3676.1 years
Most common last names in Post Falls, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4774.8 years
Smith4073.7 years
Miller3472.8 years
Jones2074.5 years
Davis1876.2 years
Thompson1774.1 years
Reynolds1679.2 years
Nelson1468.6 years
Anderson1478.1 years
Clark1372.2 years
Businesses in Post Falls, ID
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1New Balance1
Ace Hardware1Nissan1
AutoZone1Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sleep Inn1
Dennys2Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx6T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul4
Howard Johnson1UPS5
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart2
Mazda1Wendy's1
McDonald's2

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