Salmon, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 3,108 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 1,521  (48.9%)
Females: 1,587  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83467.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,266 (it was $26,823 in 2000)
Salmon:

$29,266
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,341 (it was $15,749 in 2000)

Salmon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,657 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Salmon:

$146,657
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $226,326; detached houses: $240,795; townhouses or other attached units: $169,006; mobile homes: $127,391

Median gross rent in 2017: $624.

March 2019 cost of living index in Salmon: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.3%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Salmon, ID (2017)
    • 2,92592.1%White alone
    • 1083.4%Two or more races
    • 983.1%Hispanic
    • 170.5%Asian alone
    • 140.4%Black alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Salmon, Idaho as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Salmon is 225 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Salmon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(63.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.1)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.0)
1
(33.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(63.8)
7
(222.1)
3
(98.2)
3
(101.9)
10
(336.1)
10
(320.5)
10
(317.9)
7
(222.6)
7
(231.8)
10
(332.7)
3
(99.6)
0
(0.0)
15
(483.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(319.0)
3
(95.2)
17
(556.6)
14
(475.4)
10
(336.1)
12
(384.6)
10
(317.9)
10
(318.0)
11
(364.2)
15
(499.0)
11
(365.1)
5
(165.6)
11
(354.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(1,085)
35
(1,110)
24
(785.9)
13
(441.4)
23
(773.1)
35
(1,122)
35
(1,113)
19
(604.1)
25
(827.8)
16
(532.3)
13
(431.5)
7
(231.9)
14
(451.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(95.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(131.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(100.8)
3
(96.2)
1
(31.8)
1
(31.8)
4
(132.5)
3
(99.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)137.2158.9100.5108.7139.8143.6167.893.5142.1157.462.720.9139.5

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City-data.com crime index in Salmon, ID

Crime rate in Salmon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: American (31.5%), English (11.0%), German (9.1%), Scottish (5.5%), Irish (5.4%), Scandinavian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3950 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,805 people per square mile   (low).

Salmon, Idaho map

83 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

This city:

2.6%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,150 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $832 (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 ),
Sula, MT (6.8 miles)

Latitude: 45.18 N, Longitude: 113.90 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Salmon, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Salmon, ID in 2017
Salmon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Idaho:

3.4%
Historical population in Salmon, ID
Historical housing units in Salmon, ID

Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in Salmon, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Wood products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.1%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.2%)
  • Wood products (5.1%)
  • Food (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Salmon, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.0%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Salmon, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Salmon, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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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 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.47
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Salmon-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 105% 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 164.7 miles away from Salmon 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 76.3 miles away from Salmon 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 371.4 miles away from Salmon center
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
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lemhi County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Salmon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Salmon:

  • STEELE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (MAIN AND DAISY (BOX 700))
  • STEELE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 203 SOUTH DAISY STREET)
  • HEARTHSIDE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1403 LEADORE AVENUE)
  • DISCOVERY CARE CENTER (600 SHANAFELT STREET)
  • SALMON VALLEY CARE CENTER (RT 1 AIRPORT ROAD BOX 221)

Airports and heliports located in Salmon:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salmon:

  • The University of Montana (about 117 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 141 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University (about 143 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Boise State University (about 158 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 169 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 172 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 173 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)

Public high schools in Salmon:

Public elementary/middle school in Salmon:

Private elementary/middle school in Salmon:

See full list of schools located in Salmon

Library in Salmon:

  • LEMHI COUNTY DISTRICT (Operating income: $164,512; Location: 204 MAIN ST; 28,365 books; 449 audio materials; 528 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Salmon Christian School Was closed by Salmon Assembly of God in around the year 2000. Another school using the same name was opened by another church then closed in 2003.
  • Schools: Upper Carmen Charter School, grades K-3, State of Idaho accredited with emphasis on reading, math, and music.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Salmon: Bureau of Land Management Salmon Field Office (A), Salmon Advanced Ambulance Service Station 2 (B), Salmon City - Lemhi County Fire District 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Happy Hollow Vacation Inc (Tours & Charters; Highway 93 South), Destination Wilderness (Tours & Charters; General Delivery), Castle Creek Outfitters & Guest Ranch (Tours & Charters; Highway 28 & Sevente), ARTA River Trips (Tours & Charters; 426 Confederate Drive).

Hotels: Stagecoach Inn (201 Highway 93 North), Greyhouse Inn B&B (1115 Highway 93 South), Wagons West Motel (US93 North), Salmon Super 8 (104 Courthouse Drive), Motel Deluxe (112 South Church Street).

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.

Lemhi 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 Salmon and their reported violations in the past:

WILLIAMS LAKE SUBD (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ELK BEND UNIT 1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS INDIAN CREEK GUARD STATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
USFS CORN CREEK BOAT RAMP (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
PONDEROSA MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves MT, Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-31-2011 to AUG-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
USFS NORTH FORK ADMINISTRATIVE SITE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
USFS WAGONHAMMER SPRING (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.8%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Salmon in 2010:

  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
11 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Salmon (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Salmon Branch at 501 Main Street, branch established on 1934/03/15. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Salmon Branch at 603 Shoup St, branch established on 1978/08/01. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Salmon Branch at 116 N Andrews St, branch established on 1971/06/18. 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
  • Summit National Bank: Salmon Branch at 100 Courthouse Drive, Suite A, branch established on 2011/11/21. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $71.5 mil, Deposits: $61.4 mil, headquarters in Hulett, WY, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Hulett Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Salmon:

Marital status in Salmon, ID
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Salmon:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Salmon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Salmon, ID (based on Lemhi County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,6095
Evangelical Protestant1,39812
Catholic3942
Mainline Protestant2374
None4,298-
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: 6
This county:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

13.00 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lemhi County:

7.8%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.1%
Idaho:

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

7.6%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.1%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Salmon:

50.8%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.8%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Salmon:

77.7%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Salmon, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$29,557$50,6693$434
Streets and Highways 6$28,315$56,6300$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,641$57,8467$3,950
Parks and Recreation 2$1,746$10,4760$0
Sewerage 2$6,276$37,6560$0
Water Supply 2$6,707$40,2420$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,341$40,0920$0
Financial Administration 1$4,550$54,6000$0
Police - Other 1$3,772$45,2640$0
Totals for Government 24$93,905$46,95310$4,384

Salmon government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $277,000 ($89.12)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($18.34)
    General Public Buildings: $43,000 ($13.84)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($3.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($3.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $571,000 ($183.72)
    Water Utilities: $465,000 ($149.61)
    Sewerage: $316,000 ($101.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $298,000 ($95.88)
    Central Staff Services: $228,000 ($73.36)
    Regular Highways: $187,000 ($60.17)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($14.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($13.84)
    General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($11.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($9.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $125,000 ($40.22)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($9.97)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($3.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,494,000 ($480.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $267,000 ($85.91)

Salmon government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $895,000 ($287.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($18.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $50,000 ($16.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $156,000 ($50.19)
    Donations From Private Sources: $122,000 ($39.25)
    Rents: $21,000 ($6.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($3.86)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $840,000 ($270.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000 ($139.96)
    Highways: $104,000 ($33.46)
  • Tax - Property: $1,027,000 ($330.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $84,000 ($27.03)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($2.25)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.97)

Salmon government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,674,000 ($2147.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,114,000 ($1967.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $560,000 ($180.18)

Salmon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,878,000 ($926.00)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $887,000 ($285.39)

6.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Idaho average:

8.09%

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

5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Idaho average:

7.05%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Salmon, ID
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS4
Ford1

Strongest AM radio stations in Salmon:

  • KSRA (960 AM; 1 kW; SALMON, ID; Owner: SALMON RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salmon:

  • KSRA-FM (92.7 FM; SALMON, ID; Owner: SALMON RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CC (88.7 FM; CHALLIS, ETC., ID; Owner: CHALLIS MISSION CHURCH)
  • K257DJ (99.3 FM; SALMON, ID; Owner: CHRIST.RADIO TRANS.ASSOC./SALMON,INC)
  • K220CG (91.9 FM; SALMON, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Salmon:

  • K46EC (Channel 46; SALMON, ID; Owner: SALMON TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)
  • K65BG (Channel 65; SALMON, ID; Owner: SALMON TELE. TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)
  • K69CA (Channel 69; SALMON, ETC., ID; Owner: SALMON TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)
  • K57CI (Channel 57; SALMON, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
Salmon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Salmon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.9mTotal length
  • $12,197,000Total costs
  • 12,400Total average daily traffic
  • 571Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,600Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salmon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Salmon, ID)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (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: 93 (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: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of reported fires - 68 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Salmon, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.3%), and Structure Fires (43.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Salmon, ID
    • 17745.3%Outside Fires
    • 16943.2%Structure Fires
    • 307.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 153.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salmon, ID

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Salmon, Idaho:

  • Salmon River Motel, 104 Ct House Dr, Salmon, Idaho 83467 , Phone: (208) 756-8880, Fax: (208) 756-8898
  • SALMON RIVERFRONT INN AND SUITES, 503 RIVERFROUNT, Salmon, Idaho 83467 , Phone: (208) 756-4281
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Salmon, Idaho
Most common first names in Salmon, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5975.7 years
Robert4571.0 years
William4476.7 years
Charles4175.9 years
James3570.4 years
Mary2883.5 years
George2679.5 years
Margaret2680.2 years
Frank2583.4 years
Richard2274.1 years
Most common last names in Salmon, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3880.0 years
Miller2373.6 years
Brown1682.1 years
Johnson1676.9 years
Jones1179.0 years
Nelson973.6 years
Snook988.1 years
Aldous973.6 years
Allen879.6 years
Stricklan870.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Salmon, ID
  • 45.2%Wood
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Salmon, ID
  • 61.5%Electricity
  • 22.6%Wood
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Salmon compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 24 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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  • Craig A. Wilcox (1)
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.