For population 25 years and over in Salmon:
For population 15 years and over in Salmon city:
61 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $869 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (116.6 miles , pop. 57,053).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (424.2 miles , pop. 224,220).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (803.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Forney, ID (4.5 miles) , Patterson, ID (5.1 miles ), Wisdom, MT (6.1 miles) , Big Hole Basin, MT (6.2 miles ), Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT (6.5 miles ), Leadore, ID (6.6 miles) , Sula-Edwards, MT (6.7 miles ), Challis, ID (7.0 miles ).
Latitude: 45.18 N, Longitude: 113.90 W
Area code: 208
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Salmon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+2.3%).
Work and jobs in Salmon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Salmon, Idaho
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Salmon-area historical earthquake activity is above Idaho state average. It is 224% 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 76.3 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from Salmon center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from Salmon center
On 8/20/1999 at 13:50:25, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lemhi County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chesley G. Peterson - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, J. D. Folsom - Football player, David Schroeder - College basketball player (Idaho State Bengals), J. D. Cannon - Actor, Jesse Rutherford, Jr. - Marine.
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See full list of schools located in Salmon, School District: SALMON SCHOOL DISTRICT 291
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 21.0. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Salmon and their reported violations in the past:WILLIAMS LAKE SUBD (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:ELK BEND UNIT 1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:USFS INDIAN CREEK GUARD STATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:RAMSHEAD LODGE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:USFS CORN CREEK BOAT RAMP (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:USFS MOYER ADMINISTRATIVE SITE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:USFS NORTH FORK ADMINISTRATIVE SITE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Salmon that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.6%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.8% for American Indian residents, 1.7% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
People in group quarters in Salmon in 2010:
11 people in other group homes in 2000
Salmon compared to Idaho state average:
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Religion statistics for Salmon (based on Lemhi County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
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Salmon government finances in 2006(per resident):
8.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,098 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,009 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Salmon fatal accident list:
Jul 15, 1987 04:23 PM, N St Chals, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 29, 1981 11:32 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Dec 20, 1979 00:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 1978 05:47 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 21, 1977 11:42 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $5,685,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 230
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 10,950
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salmon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Salmon, ID)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salmon)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Salmon)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 39 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.