St. Maries, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 2,333 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 1,183  (50.7%)
Females: 1,150  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83861.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,945 (it was $32,054 in 2000)
St. Maries:

$34,945
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,492 (it was $16,745 in 2000)

St. Maries city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $125,356 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
St. Maries:

$125,356
ID:

$159,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,971; Detached houses: $137,258; Mobile homes: $47,294

Median gross rent in 2013: $646.

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  • Races in St. Maries, ID (2013)

    St. Maries races chart
    • 2,28691.4%White alone
    • 1164.6%Hispanic
    • 572.3%Two or more races
    • 150.6%American Indian alone
    • 120.5%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone

Races in St. Maries detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Maries: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.8%), Irish (14.3%), English (13.4%), United States (7.7%), French (5.2%), Norwegian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2216 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 2,142 people per square mile   (low).

St. Maries,ID real estate house value index trend

St. Maries, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in St. Maries:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Maries city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

22 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Idaho:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $822 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $779 (0.8%)

St. Maries satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (39.9 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (262.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (919.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Parkline, ID (2.4 miles) , Conkling Park, ID (3.3 miles) , Harrison, ID (3.7 miles ), Plummer, ID (3.8 miles ), Worley, ID (4.2 miles ), Rockford Bay, ID (4.4 miles) , Tensed, ID (4.4 miles) , De Smet, ID (4.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $37,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $37,800
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $37,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $163,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.31 N, Longitude: 116.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

St. Maries household income distribution St. Maries home values distribution

Crime rates in St. Maries by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.041.20.00.0
Rapes 0001000311000
per 100,000 0.00.00.037.90.00.00.0114.537.938.60.00.00.0
Robberies 0000100000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.038.00.00.00.00.00.00.041.742.8
Assaults 1445781113846128
per 100,000 36.9145.5151.8189.4265.7296.0414.0496.4302.8154.3247.0500.4342.6
Burglaries 29237457775910
per 100,000 73.9327.475.9113.6265.7148.0188.2267.3265.0270.0205.8375.3428.3
Thefts 46814101621242418581318
per 100,000 1,699.3291.0531.3378.8607.2776.9903.3916.4681.3192.8329.4542.1770.9
Auto thefts 1042125251104
per 100,000 36.90.0151.875.838.074.0188.276.4189.338.641.20.0171.3
Arson 1100000010000
per 100,000 36.936.40.00.00.00.00.00.037.90.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 86.966.371.9101.3115.0110.9153.2262.7158.095.1169.3167.1162.3

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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 St. Maries detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Idaho average:

1.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +107 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in St. Maries: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Maries, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

St. Maries, Idaho average temperatures St. Maries, Idaho average precipitation St. Maries, Idaho humidity St. Maries, Idaho wind speed St. Maries, Idaho snowfall St. Maries, Idaho sunshine St. Maries, Idaho clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

St. Maries-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 110% 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 342.1 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 260.8 miles away from St. Maries 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 278.2 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 282.8 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 270.2 miles away from St. Maries center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 473.6 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 Benewah 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, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Maries topographic map

Birthplace of: Lloyd G. McCarter - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in St. Maries: Lloyd G. McCarter.

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Maries:

  • BENEWAH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 1 miles away; SAINT MARIES, ID)
  • VALLEY VISTA CARE CTR OF ST MARIES (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ST MARIES, ID)

Airports and heliports located in St. Maries:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Maries:

  • North Idaho College (about 28 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 45 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 46 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • University of Idaho (about 46 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 49 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Washington State University (about 50 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 50 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

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Notable locations in St. Maries: Saint Maries Ranger Station (A), Saint Maries Ambulance (B), Potlatch Corporation (C), Saint Maries Fire Protection District Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in St. Maries: Mullen Trail Park Historical Monument (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Benewah 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 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.3%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.7% for Black residents, 77.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in St. Maries in 2000:

  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

St. Maries, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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St. Maries compared to Idaho state average:

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

Banks with branches in St. Maries (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: St. Maries Branch at 729 Main Avenue, branch established on 1963/07/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Idaho average:

11.0

St. Maries travel time to work - commute St. Maries mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Maries city (based on Benewah County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4793
Evangelical Protestant1,46715
Other5853
Mainline Protestant1581
None3,596-
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: 4
Benewah County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Benewah County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

9.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Benewah County:

27.7%
Idaho:

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

11.0%
State:

11.7%

5.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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  1.21% ($27,000 average AGI)
from Latah County, ID  0.45% ($21,071)
from Spokane County, WA  0.45% ($30,500)


7.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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  2.35% ($29,813 average AGI)
to Spokane County, WA  0.82% ($25,269)
to Latah County, ID  0.53% ($25,118)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Maries:

  • KOFE (1240 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARIES, ID; Owner: CAMPBELL RIVER HOLDING CO., L.L.C.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Maries:

  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around St. Maries:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
St. Maries fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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

See more detailed statistics of St. Maries fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $4,049,000Total costs
  • 8,800Total average daily traffic
  • 528Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,200Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. Maries)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 701 College (Lat: 47.315000 Lon: -116.566111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPVY797
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.32740 MHz, 2.41540 MHz, 2.47240 MHz, 2.53640 MHz, 2.80540 MHz, 5.13640 MHz, 5.14140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz, 7.47840 MHz, 7.80640 MHz, 7.93340 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/09/2022, Certifier: Jim Price
    Registrant: State Of Idaho, Military Division, 700 South Stratford Drive, Building 6, Boise, ID 83720-0076, Phone: (208) 288-4000, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KI6TRN, Licensee ID: L01439580
    Grant Date: 10/21/2008, Expiration Date: 10/21/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2012, Certifier: Alan R Kernohan
    Registrant: Alan R Kernohan, 29900 S Bow Rd., St. Maries, ID 83861
  • Call Sign: K7TRD, Previous Call Sign: KI6TRN, Licensee ID: L01439580
    Grant Date: 10/16/2012, Expiration Date: 10/16/2022, Certifier: Alan R Kernohan
    Registrant: Alan R Kernohan, 29900 S Bow Rd., St. Maries, ID 83861

St. Maries on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products"
  • #54 (83861) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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