Stanley, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -31.0%
Males: 23  (34.0%)
Females: 46  (66.0%)
Median resident age:  52.5 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip code: 83278

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,817 (it was $37,813 in 2000)
Stanley:

$27,817
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,550 (it was $23,303 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $317,044 (it was $241,700 in 2000)
Stanley:

$317,044
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $791,429; Detached houses: $791,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $567.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stanley: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.7%), German (14.5%), French (9.7%), Lithuanian (6.5%), Norwegian (3.2%), Swedish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6260 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 111 people per square mile   (very low).

Stanley, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Stanley:

  • High school or higher: 102.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stanley city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

18 residents are foreign born (36.0% Europe).

This city:  36.0%
Idaho:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,194 (0.4%)

Stanley satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $157,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $356,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $650,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.22 N, Longitude: 114.94 W

Area code: 208

Stanley household income distribution Stanley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (91%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (50%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

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 the city 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 Stanley 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 Stanley 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 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 Custer County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
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:

See full list of schools located in Stanley

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)

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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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
(24.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Stanley compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value above 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Stanley, Idaho:

  • Creekside Lodge, PO Box 110, Stanley, ID 83278 , Phone: (208) 774-2213
  • Mountain Village Lodge, Hwy 21 & 75, Stanley, ID 83278 , Phone: (208) 774-3661
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Stanley, Idaho

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Wood (36%)

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 Stanley city (based on Custer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.73%
Here: 27.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchJewishCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents72.4%12.5%5.8%4.0%5.3%
Congregations40.0%10.0%20.0%10.0%20.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Custer County:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

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.
State:

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

16.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

26.5%
Idaho:

25.7%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$910
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$100
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$1,933
Totals for Government 1$2,480$29,7609$2,943

6.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
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 Ada County, ID  0.86% ($39,429 average AGI)
from Bonneville County, ID  0.68% ($25,364)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,034 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 Ada County, ID  0.68% ($40,273 average AGI)
to Bonneville County, ID  0.68% ($27,182)
to Lemhi County, ID  0.61% ($37,700)

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.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stanley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8690T , Serial Number: 52590, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Dia Terese, Po Box 82, Stanley, ID 83278

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