Stanley, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 68 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -32.0%
Males: 36  (53.7%)
Females: 32  (46.3%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip code: 83278

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,705 (it was $37,813 in 2000)
Stanley:

$29,705
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,795 (it was $23,303 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $546,992 (it was $241,700 in 2000)
Stanley:

$546,992
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $435.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stanley: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.1%
(38.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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Ancestries: German (23.3%), English (20.0%), Swiss (10.0%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6260 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 109 people per square mile   (very low).

Stanley, Idaho map

13 residents are foreign born (6.5% Latin America, 5.6% Europe).

This city:

12.0%
Idaho:

5.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Stanley city:

0.5% ($1,167)
Idaho:

1.0% ($1,007)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (77.0 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (385.5 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (724.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Clayton, ID (5.2 miles),
Lowman, ID (5.9 miles),
Garden Valley, ID (6.3 miles ),
Challis, ID (6.4 miles ),
Stibnite, ID (6.6 miles),
Ketchum, ID (6.8 miles ),
Sun Valley, ID (6.9 miles ),
Atlanta, ID (7.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.22 N, Longitude: 114.94 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Stanley, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Stanley, ID in 2017

Stanley satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
Idaho:

3.4%

Average climate in Stanley, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Stanley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 299% 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 57.2 miles away from Stanley center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 213.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 288.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 52.6 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 59.9 miles away from Stanley 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 Custer County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Stanley:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stanley:

  • Boise State University (about 77 miles; Boise, ID; Full-time enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 89 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 93 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 102 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 116 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Idaho State University (about 157 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 160 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)

Public elementary/middle school in Stanley:

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Library in Stanley:

  • STANLEY DISTRICT (Operating income: $66,720; Location: 33 ACE OF DIAMONDS ST; 5,997 books; 419 audio materials; 51 state licensed databases; 9 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Stanley: Valley Creek Ranger Station (A), Sawtooth Valley Rural Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Stanley Museum (Highway 75), Redfish Corrals (Tours & Charters; Redfish Lake), Pioneer Mountain Outfitters (Tours & Charters; Po Box 345), Sawtooth Mountain Guides (Tours & Charters; Po Box 18).

Hotels: Jerry's Country Store & Motel (Highway 75), Smiley Creek Lodge (16546 Highway 75), Mountain Village Resort - Lodge (Highway 21), Redwood Cabin (Po Box 55), Redfish Lake Lodge (Redfish Lake).

Custer 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 Stanley and their reported violations in the past:

STANLEY KASINO CLUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ROD AND GUN CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SALMON RIVER CABINS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS EASLEY BOULDER VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS TINCUP HIKER TRANSFER CP (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS STANLEY OFFICE (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STANLEY COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
USFS LAKEVIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • USFS FISHOOK WELL (Population served: 460, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS GLACIER VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 314, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS ALTURAS LAKE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 202, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS WOOD RIVER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STANLEY HIGH COUNTRY INN (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS CHINOOK BAY (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STANLEY TOWN SQUARE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.7 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

43.3%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

16.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Stanley:

Marital status in Stanley, ID
  • Never married: 78.0%
  • Now married: 5.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in Stanley:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stanley, ID (based on Custer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,1916
Evangelical Protestant2905
Catholic2482
Mainline Protestant282
None2,611-
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: 3
This county:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

14.44 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

16.84 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

7.9%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
Idaho:

25.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Stanley:

47.7%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Stanley:

30.1
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Stanley:

23.9%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Stanley:

14.1%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

44.8%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Stanley:

54.2%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stanley, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$100
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$910
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$1,933
Totals for Government 1$2,480$29,7609$2,943

Stanley government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $97,000 ($1426.47)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($897.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $52,000 ($764.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($676.47)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($632.35)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($470.59)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($382.35)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($176.47)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($161.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($29.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $89,000 ($1308.82)

Stanley government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($29.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($73.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($191.18)
    Rents: $8,000 ($117.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($14.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($14.71)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($14.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $186,000 ($2735.29)
    Other: $118,000 ($1735.29)
    Highways: $4,000 ($58.82)
  • Tax - Property: $59,000 ($867.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($14.71)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($14.71)
    Other License: $1,000 ($14.71)

Stanley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,000 ($1985.29)

8.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Idaho average:

8.09%

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

7.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Idaho average:

7.05%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Stanley:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stanley:

  • K216CD (91.1 FM; LOWER STANLEY, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • K204CC (88.7 FM; CHALLIS, ETC., ID; Owner: CHALLIS MISSION CHURCH)
  • KECH-FM (95.3 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZK (107.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIKX (104.7 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K216CY (91.1 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: BOISE ST. UNIV., ID ST BD OF EDUCA.)
  • KWRV (91.9 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)

Stanley fatal accident list:

Sep 3, 2015 01:55 AM, Sr-75, Lat: 44.175636, Lon: -114.923883, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 18, 2015 02:20 PM, Sr-75, Lat: 44.218275, Lon: -114.929544, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 19, 2014 04:00 PM, Sr-21, Lat: 44.261411, Lon: -115.009881, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 2001 07:35 PM, Sr-75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1999 01:00 PM, Sr-21, Lat: 44.218499, Lon: -114.948429, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 28, 1999 02:20 PM, Sr-21, Lat: 44.218499, Lon: -114.948429, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 7, 1998 09:30 AM, Sr-21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.3mTotal length
  • $2,663,000Total costs
  • 3,930Total average daily traffic
  • 435Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,895Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Stanley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Stanley, ID)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STANLEY, 1 Block E Of Post Office (Lat: 44.216556 Lon: -114.936750), Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WCU411,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz, 2118.40 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/1991, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/15/1997, Registrant: U S West Communications Inc, 700 West Mineral Ave Rm Co G1.24, Littleton, CO 80120

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stanley)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stanley, ID
  • 100.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stanley, ID
  • 58.8%Electricity
  • 35.3%Wood
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Stanley compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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