Star, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 9,076 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +405.6%
Males: 4,358  (48.0%)
Females: 4,718  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83669.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,328 (it was $42,337 in 2000)
Star:

$56,328
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,312 (it was $15,864 in 2000)

Star city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $268,060 (it was $109,500 in 2000)
Star:

$268,060
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $281,330; detached houses: $290,159; townhouses or other attached units: $192,608; in 2-unit structures: $198,327; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $209,374; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,899; mobile homes: $46,088; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $113,718

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,111.

March 2019 cost of living index in Star: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.0%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.0% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Star, ID (2010)
    • 5,18289.5%White alone
    • 3906.7%Hispanic
    • 1132.0%Two or more races
    • 330.6%Asian alone
    • 290.5%Black alone
    • 310.5%American Indian alone
    • 110.2%Other race alone
    • 40.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Star, Idaho as of January 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Star is 630 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (32.2%), American (13.4%), German (10.5%), Norwegian (7.6%), Irish (5.0%), British (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1997

Elevation: 2467 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 10,580 people per square mile   (high).

Star, Idaho map

225 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This city:

2.7%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,670 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,665 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (9.0 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (324.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (672.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Middleton, ID (2.6 miles ),
Meridian, ID (2.7 miles ),
Eagle, ID (2.7 miles ),
Nampa, ID (3.0 miles ),
Caldwell, ID (3.1 miles ),
Hidden Spring, ID (3.4 miles ),
Garden City, ID (3.4 miles ),
Emmett, ID (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.69 N, Longitude: 116.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

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

2.7%
Idaho:

3.4%
Most common industries in Star, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Star, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
  • Engineers (2.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Star, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Star, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.7. This is about average.

City:

79.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.346. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.346
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.32
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Star-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 352% 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 136.6 miles away from Star 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 226.9 miles away from Star center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 295.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 320.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 368.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 304.8 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 Ada 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, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Star topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Star:

  • TOMORROW'S HOPE - EAGLE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; EAGLE, ID)
  • PREFERRED COMMUNITY HOMES - VINEYARDS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MERIDIAN, ID)
  • TOMORROW'S HOPE - NAVARRO (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MERIDIAN, ID)
  • PREFERRED COMMUNITY HOMES - BEDFORD (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MERIDIAN, ID)
  • HORIZON HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MERIDIAN, ID)
  • MERIDIAN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MERIDIAN, ID)
  • BOISE MEMORIAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; EAGLE, ID)

Airports located in Star:

Amtrak stations near Star:

  • 9 miles: NAMPA (1424 2ND ST. S.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 16 miles: BOISE (1212 W. BANNOCK ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Star:

  • College of Western Idaho (about 6 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 10 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Boise State University (about 16 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 33 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 128 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 138 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 187 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)

Public elementary/middle school in Star:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Star Joint Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: James A. Brown - Football and basketball coach.

Ada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

PIONEER MOBILE HOME PARK LLC (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2007)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-07-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-07-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-07-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-07-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-07-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
RAMSHORN ESTATES SUBD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-27-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

80.5%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
7 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Star (2011 data):

  • Idaho Independent Bank: Star Branch at 90 South Star Road, branch established on 2005/07/21. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $441.1 mil, Deposits: $357.5 mil, headquarters in Coeur D Alene, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Star:

Marital status in Star, ID
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Star:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Idaho average:

10.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Star, ID (based on Ada County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other67,288156
Evangelical Protestant52,126147
Catholic26,3029
Mainline Protestant22,44137
Orthodox4204
Black Protestant2522
None223,536-
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: 46
Ada County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Ada County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 99
Here:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 291
Ada County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.1%
Idaho:

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

10.1%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Star:

47.3%
State:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Star:

22.4%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Star:

10.6%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Star:

6.7
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.1%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

56.3%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Star, 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 2$7,697$46,1820$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,432$41,1840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,445
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$4,500
Totals for Government 3$11,129$44,5165$5,945

Star government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $80,000 ($8.81)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $583,000 ($64.24)
    Central Staff Services: $249,000 ($27.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $212,000 ($23.36)
    Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($0.77)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.22)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $474,000 ($52.23)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($1.32)
    Other - General - Other: $9,000 ($0.99)
    Other - Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $634,000 ($69.85)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($1.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $221,000 ($24.35)

Star government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $724,000 ($79.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($3.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($2.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($1.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $212,000 ($23.36)
    Other: $51,000 ($5.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,045,000 ($115.14)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.22)

Star government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $776,000 ($85.50)

7.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Idaho average:

8.09%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($428 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.05%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Canyon County, ID  1.29% ($42,077 average AGI)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.17% ($42,526)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($91,251)


6.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Idaho average:

7.05%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($609 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.06%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Canyon County, ID  1.43% ($41,443 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.14% ($52,933)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.12% ($59,206)
Businesses in Star, ID
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Subway1
Nike1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Star:

  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCID (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Star:

  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • 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.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Star:

  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBCI-TV (Channel 2; BOISE, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)
  • KAID (Channel 4; BOISE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • KIVI (Channel 6; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K35GE (Channel 35; BOISE, ID; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNIN-TV (Channel 9; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: BANKS-BOISE, INC.)

Star fatal accident list:

Sep 19, 2015 02:18 PM, Sr-44, Lat: 43.691803, Lon: -116.463800, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 2014 05:00 AM, Sr-16, Lat: 43.767983, Lon: -116.466961, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 2012 10:51 AM, Sr-44, Sr-16, Lat: 43.691739, Lon: -116.458706, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 2012 06:56 PM, Sr-16, Floating Feather Rd, Lat: 43.709919, Lon: -116.458211, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 1992 01:40 AM, Star Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 20, 1983 05:28 PM, 002130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 72.0mTotal length
  • $959,000Total costs
  • 44,660Total average daily traffic
  • 2,563Total average daily truck traffic
  • 66,990Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Star, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Star, ID

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Star)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • .4 Kmw Of Int Of New Hope Rd & Brandon Rd (Lat: 43.730722 Lon: -116.498750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPIV737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 11/13/2020, Certifier: Miles Miller, Registrant: Sierra Control Systems Inc, 1066 Mallory Way, Carson City, NV 89701, Fax: (702) 883-5528
  • 9336 West State St. (Lat: 43.694444 Lon: -116.463333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.2 m, Call Sign: WPZA824, Licensee ID: L00069492,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2013, Expiration Date: 12/16/2023, Certifier: William L Sturdivan, Registrant: Idaho Power, Boise, ID 83707, Phone: (208) 388-2120, Fax: (208) 388-6906, Email:
  • Lat: 43.725833 Lon: -116.468333, Call Sign: WPZU455,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2004, Expiration Date: 03/16/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2014, Certifier: John Boehm, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Star)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Star)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$174,6501$222,1403$239,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$124,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$378,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$187,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$169,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Star, ID
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Star, ID - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
Fire incident types in Star, ID

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Star, ID
Most common first names in Star, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1169.0 years
John1075.0 years
William1079.4 years
James1078.0 years
Joseph779.3 years
Charles580.0 years
Margaret577.4 years
Laura589.0 years
Mary583.0 years
David458.7 years
Most common last names in Star, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson877.1 years
Coan452.5 years
Little466.4 years
Myers470.0 years
Turner476.5 years
Foster377.7 years
Burgett384.7 years
Ayres385.7 years
Hutton374.0 years
Allen373.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Star, ID
  • 88.9%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Star, ID
  • 79.1%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood


Star compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Star on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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