Sandpoint, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 7,577 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.9%
 
Males: 3,308  (43.7%)
Females: 4,269  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83864.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,534 (it was $32,461 in 2000)
Sandpoint:

$37,534
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,568 (it was $20,643 in 2000)

Sandpoint city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $190,094 (it was $106,200 in 2000)
Sandpoint:

$190,094
ID:

$159,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $692.

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  • Races in Sandpoint, ID (2013)

    Sandpoint races chart
    • 6,92291.7%White alone
    • 3795.0%Hispanic
    • 1081.4%Two or more races
    • 580.8%Asian alone
    • 380.5%American Indian alone
    • 110.1%Black alone
    • 50.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sandpoint: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.5%), English (11.1%), Irish (9.1%), United States (4.6%), Norwegian (4.0%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 02/07/1901

Elevation: 2085 feet

Land area: 3.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,941 people per square mile   (low).

Sandpoint,ID real estate house value index trend

Sandpoint, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Sandpoint:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sandpoint city:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 22.8%

181 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This city:

2.6%
Idaho:

5.0%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Sandpoint, Idaho as of August 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sandpoint to the number of sex offenders is 195 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,261 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,268 (0.6%)

Sandpoint satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (52.2 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (263.7 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (985.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ponderay, ID (1.5 miles ), Dover, ID (1.6 miles ), Kootenai, ID (1.8 miles ), Hope, ID (3.4 miles) , East Hope, ID (3.5 miles) , Blanchard-Glengary, ID (3.6 miles ), Priest River, ID (4.2 miles ), Clark Fork, ID (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $255,300
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $197,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.28 N, Longitude: 116.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,912 (+52.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,972 (61.0%)

Area code: 208

Sandpoint household income distribution Sandpoint home values distribution

Crime rates in Sandpoint by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.012.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2010102133000
per 100,000 28.70.013.70.012.70.023.811.935.235.30.00.00.0
Robberies 0020011031110
per 100,000 0.00.027.40.00.012.011.90.035.211.813.413.50.0
Assaults 74619161212888619
per 100,000 100.356.582.213.3114.7192.4142.6142.893.994.1107.481.0256.3
Burglaries 47543432828752485934629165
per 100,000 673.5762.2465.6425.41,045.41,046.1618.1571.3692.6399.9832.71,229.1877.0
Thefts 329190155195242223191181143185197258265
per 100,000 4,714.82,681.72,122.72,592.13,085.22,681.32,270.32,154.21,678.62,175.72,645.73,484.63,575.3
Auto thefts 99471511158799125
per 100,000 129.0127.054.893.0191.2132.3178.395.282.2105.8120.9162.167.5
Arson 2110211022010
per 100,000 28.714.113.70.025.512.011.90.023.523.50.013.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 249.5157.2136.0123.9233.5201.3172.2148.4155.1150.3172.1223.3225.4

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

Crime rate in Sandpoint detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Idaho average:

1.68

Sandpoint tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,517 (+28.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Sandpoint, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sandpoint-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 90% 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 380.7 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 319.0 miles away from Sandpoint 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 285.1 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 292.0 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 276.3 miles away from Sandpoint center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 539.8 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 Bonner County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sandpoint topographic map

Birthplace of: Sarah Palin - Governor of Alaska, Brian Farber - Soccer player, Jake Rosholt - Sport wrestler and martial artist, Joe Mather - Baseball player, Marilynne Robinson - Novelist, Nick Hagadone - Baseball player, Jared Rosholt - Sport wrestler and martial artist, Joyce M. Broadsword - Congresswoman in Idaho, Bob Kennedy (American football b. 1921) - Football player, Nate Holland - Snowboarder.

Main business address for: INTERMOUNTAIN COMMUNITY BANCORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), COLDWATER CREEK INC (RETAIL-WOMEN'S CLOTHING STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Sandpoint:

  • BONNER GENERAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 520 N THIRD BOX 1448)
  • BONNER GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 520 NORTH THIRD AVENUE, BOX 1448)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - SANDPOINT (1210 WASHINGTON AVE)
  • BONNER GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (602 NORTH THIRD AVENUE)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SANDPOINT (1125 NORTH DIVISION STREET)
  • VALLEY VISTA CARE CENTER OF SANDPOINT (220 SOUTH DIVISION)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Sandpoint:

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Amtrak station:

SANDPOINT (RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandpoint:

  • North Idaho College (about 43 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Whitworth University (about 54 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 56 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 58 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 59 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 73 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • University of Idaho (about 110 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public high schools in Sandpoint:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sandpoint:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sandpoint:

  • SANDPOINT WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 2007 SANDPOINT WEST DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • SANDPOINT JR ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 2255 W PINE ST; Grades: PK - 10)
  • ST FRANCIS PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 63; Location: 221 S DIVISION AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SELKIRK SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 11014 W PINE ST; Grades: PK - 2)
See full list of schools located in Sandpoint, School District: LAKE PEND OREILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT 84

Library in Sandpoint:

  • EAST BONNER COUNTY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,179,349; Location: 1407 CEDAR ST; 112,454 books; 17,008 audio materials; 17,337 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 272 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Sandpoint: Bonner County Fairgrounds (A), Lake Plaza (B), Memorial Park Historical Museum (C), Sandpoint Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Sandpoint include: INTERMOUNTAIN COMMUNITY BANCORP (A), COLDWATER CREEK INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Sand Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Sandpoint: Pine Street Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bonner County Historical Society & Museum (611 South Ella Avenue), Montana Rockies Rail Tours (Recreational Trips & Guides; 4100 Mcghee Rd Ste I), Montana Rockies Rail Tours- LLC (Tours & Charters; 1055 Baldy Park Avenue), Full Spectrum Kayak Tours (Tours & Charters; 321 North 2nd Avenue).

Hotels: Schweitzer Mountain Bed And Breakfast (110 Crystal Court), Quality Inn Sandpoint (807 North 5th Avenue), Insight Distributing Inc (1723 Ontario Street), La Quinta Inn Sandpoint (415 Cedar Street), Laquinta Inn (415 Cedar Street), K2 Motel (501 North 4th Avenue), Sandpoint Super 8 (476841 Highway 95), Hidden Lakes Golf Resort (151 Clubhouse Way), Sand-Ida Service Inc (210 East Superior Street).

Bonner 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 35.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.01. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.01
U.S.:

9.14

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

ODEN WATER ASSN INC (Population served: 690, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2012), St Boil Water Order (AUG-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (2 times from AUG-01-2012 to AUG-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2013)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2010
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2010
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
NORTHSIDE WATER USERS ASSN (Population served: 425, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
IDAHO CLUB (Population served: 327, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine
KANIKSU SHORES ESTATES (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ALGOMA ADDITION SUBD (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
MONARCH SCHOOL GIRLS (Serves MT, Population served: 61, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-19-2010 to JAN-19-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2007), St Intentional no-action (OCT-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2007), St Intentional no-action (OCT-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2007), St Intentional no-action (OCT-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2007), St Intentional no-action (OCT-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ODEN VIEW ESTATES IMPROVEMENT ASSN (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine
BALDY RIDGE ESTATES (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • BEE LINE WATER ASSN INC (Population served: 414, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • COLBURN WATER ASSN (Population served: 276, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • DIAMOND BENCHVIEW WATER CORP (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MONARCH SCHOOL BOYS (Serves MT, Population served: 61, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KOOTENAI HEIGHTS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.6% for other race residents, 52.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.3%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Sandpoint in 2010:

  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 95 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Sandpoint in 2000:

  • 109 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 4 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Sandpoint, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Sandpoint compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Sandpoint (2011 data):

  • Panhandle State Bank: Sand Point Branch at 231 N. Third Ave, branch established on 2008/05/12; at 414 Church Street, branch established on 1981/05/18. Info updated 2009/07/09: Bank assets: $936.3 mil, Deposits: $731.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Intermountain Community Bancorp
  • Washington Trust Bank: Sandpoint Branch at 515 Pine Street, Suite D, branch established on 2007/03/26. 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
  • AmericanWest Bank: Sandpoint Financial Center at 605 5th Avenue, branch established on 2006/03/01. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sandpoint Branch at 201 Main Street, branch established on 1949/07/20. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sandpoint Branch at 320 North Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1976/05/22. 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
  • Mountain West Bank: Sandpoint West Branch at 1319 Highway 2, branch established on 2008/09/02. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sandpoint Branch at 405 North Second Avenue, 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 Sandpoint, Idaho:

  • Angel Of The Lake, 410 Railroad Ave, Sandpoint, ID 83864 , Phone: (208) 263-0816
  • Lakeside Motel, 106 BRG, Sandpoint, ID 83864 , Phone: (208) 263-2717, Fax: (208) 265-4781
  • Monarch Inn, Hwy 95 N, Sandpoint, ID 83864 , Phone: (208) 263-1222
  • Sandpoint Super 8 Motel, 478641 Hwy 95 N, Sandpoint, ID 83864 , Phone: (208) 263-2210, Fax: (208) 263-2210
  • K2 Motel, 501 N 4TH, Sandpoint, ID 83864 , Phone: (208) 263-3441, Fax: (208) 263-5718
  • Super 8, 478641 Hwy 95N, Sandpoint, ID 83864 , Phone: (208) 263-2216
  • La Quinta Inn, 415 Cedar, Sandpoint, ID 83864 , Phone: (208) 263-9581
  • Selkirk Lodge, 10000 Schweitzer MTN Rd, Sandpoint, ID 83864 , Phone: (208) 265-0257, Fax: (208) 263-7961
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sandpoint, Idaho

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Idaho average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sandpoint city (based on Bonner County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,57137
Other2,98911
Catholic1,9534
Mainline Protestant1,0206
None30,344-
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: 12
Bonner County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Bonner County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Bonner County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Bonner County:

22.5%
Idaho:

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

10.4%
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 5$20,427$49,0250$0
Other Government Administration 12$25,479$25,4790$0
Judicial and Legal 2$12,199$73,1942$3,753
Police Protection - Officers 18$91,844$61,2290$0
Police - Other 3$9,774$39,0960$0
Firefighters 10$46,998$56,3980$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,520
Streets and Highways 7$30,601$52,4591$328
Health 2$6,036$36,2160$0
Sewerage 8$30,695$46,0431$1,475
Parks and Recreation 8$33,258$49,88716$4,065
Water Supply 12$50,579$50,5791$1,475
Other and Unallocable 4$16,994$50,9820$0
Totals for Government 91$374,884$49,43522$12,616

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kootenai County, ID  1.00% ($24,703 average AGI)
from Spokane County, WA  0.55% ($32,850)
from Boundary County, ID  0.30% ($22,279)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kootenai County, ID  1.65% ($30,050 average AGI)
to Spokane County, WA  0.61% ($31,489)
to Boundary County, ID  0.27% ($33,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandpoint:

  • KSPT (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandpoint:

  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIBR (102.5 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BENEFIELD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K212EY (90.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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.)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • 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)
  • K269DU (101.7 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Sandpoint:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K64BD (Channel 64; KELLOGG, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K24DW (Channel 24; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DIST. 81/KSPS TV)
  • K48DX (Channel 48; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • K52GH (Channel 52; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
Sandpoint fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sandpoint fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • $5,263,000Total costs
  • 34,600Total average daily traffic
  • 2,578Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,900Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sandpoint)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sandpoint, ID)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 40 (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: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sandpoint)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sandpoint)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 128 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 102
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 19

Incident types - Sandpoint

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sandpoint, ID
Most common first names in Sandpoint, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17475.4 years
William16677.2 years
Mary15280.0 years
Robert13873.4 years
James12071.7 years
George9277.0 years
Dorothy8480.2 years
Charles8477.0 years
Margaret7082.4 years
Helen5882.2 years
Most common last names in Sandpoint, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7878.7 years
Davis5271.8 years
Miller5283.1 years
Smith4877.4 years
Brown4273.8 years
Anderson3678.9 years
Jones3277.4 years
Williams3073.7 years
Wright2878.6 years
Wilson2876.1 years
Businesses in Sandpoint, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's1Nike2
Best Western1Penske1
Coldwater Creek1Quality1
Curves1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS5
KFC1Vans2
La Quinta1Vons1

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