Potlatch, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 814 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 415  (51.1%)
Females: 399  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

30.4 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 83855.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,832 (it was $28,021 in 2000)
Potlatch:

$44,832
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,531 (it was $14,449 in 2000)

Potlatch city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,881 (it was $73,200 in 2000)
Potlatch:

$162,881
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $289,844; detached houses: $323,356; townhouses or other attached units: $334,679; in 2-unit structures: $283,416; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,242; mobile homes: $68,227; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $72,567

Median gross rent in 2019: $454.

March 2019 cost of living index in Potlatch: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.7%
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According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Potlatch, Idaho as of July 01, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Potlatch is 172 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (22.6%), European (11.7%), English (9.2%), Irish (9.2%), American (8.8%), Scottish (7.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2600 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,424 people per square mile   (low).

Potlatch, Idaho map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,342 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,391 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (54.4 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (251.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (891.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Onaway, ID (0.8 miles ),
Princeton, ID (1.8 miles),
Palouse, WA (2.9 miles ),
Garfield, WA (3.6 miles ),
Farmington, WA (3.7 miles),
Moscow, ID (3.7 miles ),
Troy, ID (3.7 miles ),
De Smet, ID (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 46.92 N, Longitude: 116.90 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Potlatch, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Potlatch, ID in 2019

Potlatch satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Idaho:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in Potlatch, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.4%)
  • Wood products (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (20.1%)
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.5%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Potlatch, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.2%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.2%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)

Average climate in Potlatch, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.69
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Potlatch-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1042% 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 247.4 miles away from Potlatch 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 342.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 264.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 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 190.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 268.2 miles away from Potlatch center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Latah County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Potlatch topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Potlatch:

  • MILESTONE DECISIONS INC #3 (LEXINGTON) (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • MOSCOW DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOSCOW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • FMC PALOUSE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • GRITMAN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • GRITMAN MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB - ASPEN PARK (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)

Amtrak stations near Potlatch:

  • 15 miles: MOSCOW (120 W. 6TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: PULLMAN (1002 NYE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Potlatch:

  • University of Idaho (about 15 miles; Moscow, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 19 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 36 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 52 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • North Idaho College (about 53 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 57 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 57 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)

Public high school in Potlatch:

Public elementary/middle school in Potlatch:

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Points of interest:

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

Birthplace of: Guyle Fielder - Ice hockey player, Pat Shea (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player.

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

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

ONAWAY WATER AND SEWER ASSN (Population served: 290, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-22-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2014)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.3%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.6%
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: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Potlatch (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Potlatch Branch at 200 Sixth And Pine Street, branch established on 1940/05/13. 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 Potlatch:

Marital status in Potlatch, ID
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Potlatch:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Potlatch, ID (based on Latah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other3,84020
Evangelical Protestant2,52227
Catholic2,4084
Mainline Protestant2,23315
None26,241-
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: 10
Latah County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

6.0%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Latah County:

24.2%
State:

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

9.9%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Potlatch:

63.6%
Idaho:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Potlatch:

67.6%
Idaho:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Potlatch:

26.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.3%
Idaho:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Potlatch:

7.4
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
Idaho:

33.4%

General health condition:
Potlatch:

69.2%
Idaho:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.1%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Potlatch, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 5$13,950$33,4800$0
Water Supply 2$3,400$20,4000$0
Financial Administration 1$4,299$51,5882$608
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,546
Totals for Government 8$21,649$32,4747$3,155

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($12.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($8.60)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($70.02)
    Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($66.34)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($61.43)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($51.60)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($19.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($78.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($4.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $171,000 ($210.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($63.88)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $305,000 ($374.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($127.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($18.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $54,000 ($66.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($1.23)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $223,000 ($273.96)
  • Tax - Property: $148,000 ($181.82)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,854,000 ($5963.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,854,000 ($5963.14)

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

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,192,000 ($1464.37)

9.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
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 Whitman County, WA  1.06% ($45,949 average AGI)
from Nez Perce County, ID  0.72% ($36,372)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.56% ($28,370)


10.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.88%
Idaho average:

7.05%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Whitman County, WA  1.01% ($50,872 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.88% ($33,235)
to Nez Perce County, ID  0.81% ($42,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Potlatch:

  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWSU (1250 AM; 5 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KRPL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: KRPL, INCORPORATED)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Potlatch:

  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KRAO-FM (102.5 FM; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KZZL-FM (99.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KZFN (106.1 FM; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: KRPL, INC.)
  • KRFA-FM (91.7 FM; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KRLF (88.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: LIVING FAITH F/SHIP EDUC. MINISTRIES)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOK (106.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDAVEND CO. INC.)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Potlatch:

  • KUID-TV (Channel 12; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • KWSU-TV (Channel 10; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K40EE (Channel 40; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)

Potlatch fatal accident list:

Mar 4, 2013 10:30 PM, Garfield Rd, Deep Creek Rd, Lat: 46.982450, Lon: -116.986756, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 16, 2012 08:30 PM, Sr-6, Lat: 47.018739, Lon: -116.679328, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jul 27, 2012 03:00 AM, Us-95, Lat: 46.875858, Lon: -117.005339, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.6mTotal length
  • $4,522,000Total costs
  • 16,850Total average daily traffic
  • 2,066Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,275Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Potlatch, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Potlatch, ID

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Potlatch)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 10 Mi Nnw 7 Mi N Hwy 95 Left 3 Mi Cr (Lat: 47.008222 Lon: -116.960722), Call Sign: KCY374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/1997, Expiration Date: 05/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2002, Registrant: Brabb Farms Inc, 1025 Michael Ln, Potlatch, ID 83855, Phone: (208) 875-1348
  • 5 Mi N On Hwy 95 Of (Lat: 46.998500 Lon: -116.907944), Call Sign: KNAT872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/1996, Expiration Date: 02/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2001, Registrant: Ronald J Nirk, Rt 1 Box 77, Potlatch, ID 83855, Phone: (208) 875-1372
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 46.922111 Lon: -116.950444), Call Sign: WZM567, Licensee ID: L00825066,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2004, Expiration Date: 03/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/31/2014, Registrant: Don L Comstock, 1204 Kennedy Ford Rd, Potlatch, ID 83855, Phone: (208) 875-0613
  • JR./SR. HIGH SCHOOL, 130 6th Street (Lat: 46.928056 Lon: -116.904167), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WRHW490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2020, Expiration Date: 07/01/2030, Certifier: Hiedi Carpenter, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Potlatch)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE WINDSPORTS PTY LTD OUTBACK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 274A, N274A, N-274A, Serial Number: 582-859, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 1015 Tober Ln, Potlatch, ID 83855

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Potlatch, ID
  • 37.8%Electricity
  • 19.6%Wood
  • 17.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Potlatch, ID
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Wood


Potlatch compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Potlatch on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2022.