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Population in 2013: 6,623 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +269.0%
Males: 3,489  (52.7%)
Females: 3,134  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83669.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,962 (it was $42,337 in 2000)
Star:

$61,962
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,591 (it was $15,864 in 2000)

Star city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,030 (it was $109,500 in 2000)
Star:

$154,030
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $238,085; Detached houses: $253,396; Townhouses or other attached units: $277,963; Mobile homes: $131,264

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,151.

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  • White alone - 5,190 (87.2%)
  • Hispanic - 446 (7.5%)
  • Asian alone - 110 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 81 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 72 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 24 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 16 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Star: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.2%), German (15.1%), Irish (11.8%), United States (8.2%), Swedish (6.6%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1997

Elevation: 2467 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 7,721 people per square mile   (high).

Star,ID real estate house value index trend

Star, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Star:

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Star city:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 69.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

155 residents are foreign born (0.5% North America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:  2.6%
Idaho:  5.9%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Star, Idaho as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Star to the number of sex offenders is 885 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,405 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,079 (0.7%)

Star satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 128 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2000: 74 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2003: 106 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2004: 146 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2005: 535 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2006: 269 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2007: 127 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2011: 52 buildings, average cost: $211,800
  • 2012: 147 buildings, average cost: $229,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.69 N, Longitude: 116.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

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

4.1%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Star, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Star 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 (12).
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

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

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 156. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

156
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.9%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 50.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 61.1% for two or more races residents)
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

Star, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Star compared to Idaho state average:

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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Star city (based on Ada County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.47%
Here: 44.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of God
Adherents34.1%27.6%4.4%4.1%3.2%
Congregations42.5%2.7%3.1%1.1%3.4%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.3%2.3%2.2%1.9%17.8%
Congregations1.9%2.7%3.4%3.1%36.0%
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: 46
Ada County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ada County:

22.1%
Idaho:

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

10.1%
State:

11.7%
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 2$7,697$46,1820$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$4,500
Parks and Recreation 1$3,432$41,1840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,445
Totals for Government 3$11,129$44,5165$5,945

Star government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $135,000 ($20.38)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($6.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $174,000 ($26.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $52,000 ($7.85)

Star government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $14,000 ($2.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($0.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($2.11)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $150,000 ($22.65)
    General Support: $58,000 ($8.76)
  • Tax - Property: $110,000 ($16.61)
    NEC: $70,000 ($10.57)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($1.66)

Star government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $101,000 ($15.25)

6.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Idaho average:

7.20%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.05%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Canyon County, ID  1.32% ($31,593 average AGI)
from Elmore County, ID  0.18% ($31,428)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.16% ($34,251)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Idaho average:

7.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.07%
Idaho average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Canyon County, ID  1.20% ($30,028 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.15% ($43,260)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.13% ($34,850)

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:

Apr 18, 1992 01:40 AM, Star Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 20, 1983 05:28 PM, 002130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $187,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,240
Total average daily truck traffic: 163
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,360

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 12/16/2013, 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, 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:

3
  • STAR, Lat: 43.704500 Lon: -116.488000, Call Sign: WQFP410
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2006, Expiration Date: 08/30/2016, Certifier: Trisha Raynor
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • STAR, 1.92 Miles Ene Of The City Of Star (Lat: 43.693361 Lon: -116.464333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQD348
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Certifier: Nicola Jansen
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • ID-STA001, 24082 Blessinger Road (Id11145-A) (Lat: 43.723889 Lon: -116.528056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQQK982
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Certifier: Brian J Lloyd
    Registrant: Digis LLC, 782 S. Auto Mall Drive, Ste C, American Fork, UT 84003, Phone: (801) 420-5234, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Star)
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Star

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
Businesses in Star, ID
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Subway1
Nike1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1

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  • #88 (83669) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Todd O. Bolken (8)
  • Randall Edward Grohs (4)
  • Dennis Grieve (4)
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Total of 36 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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