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Population in 2012: 223 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 

Males: 114  (51.3%)
Females: 109  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  47.1 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83552.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,964 (it was $22,386 in 2000)
Stites:

$20,964
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,653

Stites city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,403 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Stites:

$67,403
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,376; Detached houses: $82,357; Mobile homes: $50,018

Median gross rent in 2012: $586.

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  • White alone - 205 (92.8%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (3.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stites: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.3%), Irish (16.5%), English (14.4%), French Canadian (3.0%), United States (3.0%), Dutch (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1319 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 2,154 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Stites:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stites city:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Idaho:  5.6%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Stites, Idaho as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Stites to the number of sex offenders is 74 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $380 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (107.7 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (318.7 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (839.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kooskia, ID (1.9 miles ), Kamiah, ID (3.1 miles ), Grangeville, ID (3.7 miles ), Nezperce, ID (4.0 miles ), Cottonwood, ID (4.3 miles ), Weippe, ID (4.5 miles ), Ferdinand, ID (4.5 miles) , Craigmont, ID (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 46.09 N, Longitude: 115.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+11.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Woodworkers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Cashiers (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Stites-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1995 at 12:20:55, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1997 at 09:15:06, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.9 miles away from Stites center
On 11/30/2002 at 09:29:25, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1994 at 06:56:49, a magnitude 4.1 (3.6 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from Stites center
On 5/30/1996 at 10:00:37, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Idaho County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Stites:

  • GRANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)
  • SYRINGA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 14 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)

Political contributions by individuals in Stites, ID

Amtrak station near Stites:

  • 14 miles: GRANGEVILLE (U.S. HWY 95) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stites:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 55 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • University of Idaho (about 67 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Washington State University (about 73 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • The University of Montana (about 109 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 111 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • North Idaho College (about 117 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 123 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)

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Notable location: Stites Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Idaho 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 Stites and their reported violations in the past:

CLEARWATER WATER DIST (Population served: 98, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-2005
  • 55 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.8%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.3%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Stites, ID

Stites compared to Idaho state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Stites travel time to work - commute


Stites mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Stites city (based on Idaho County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.56%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of God
Adherents46.6%19.0%6.6%5.8%5.3%
Congregations17.6%11.8%20.6%5.9%5.9%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.1%3.8%2.2%2.1%4.6%
Congregations2.9%5.9%5.9%2.9%20.6%
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: 7
Idaho County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Idaho County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

15.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Idaho County:

28.5%
Idaho:

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

10.3%
State:

11.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,087
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,818
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,905


8.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Idaho average:

9.61%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Nez Perce County, ID  0.78% ($27,158 average AGI)
from Ada County, ID  0.45% ($24,864)
from Lewis County, ID  0.37% ($38,889)


7.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Idaho average:

8.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Nez Perce County, ID  1.74% ($28,667 average AGI)
to Ada County, ID  0.54% ($34,077)
to Latah County, ID  0.46% ($23,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stites:

  • KORT (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stites:

  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K213BN (90.5 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE, INC.)
  • K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • K215AB (90.9 FM; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE)
  • K221BA (92.1 FM; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stites:

  • K07EW (Channel 7; STITES, ID; Owner: STITES COMMUNITY TV)
  • K09IC (Channel 9; STITES, ID; Owner: STITES COMMUNITY TV)
  • K11ID (Channel 11; STITES, ID; Owner: STITES COMMUNITY TV)
  • K09AL (Channel 9; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: KAMIAH VALLEY TV, INC.)
  • K11KO (Channel 11; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: KAMIAH VALLEY TV, INC.)
  • K05GQ (Channel 5; KOOSKIA & STITES, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K13AP (Channel 13; KAMIAH, ID; Owner: KAMIAH VALLEY TV, INC.)

Stites fatal accident list:

Aug 25, 2007 07:00 PM, Sr-13, Lat: 46.101769, Lon: -115.977817, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $2,031,000
Total average daily traffic: 590
Total average daily truck traffic: 41
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 885


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KJ7XP, Licensee ID: L00187229
    Grant Date: 09/03/2003, Expiration Date: 10/26/2013, Certifier: Forrest J Good
    Registrant: Forrest J Good, 2946 Hwy 13 Harpstar, Stites, ID 83552
  • Call Sign: KD7IFV, Licensee ID: L00219317
    Grant Date: 02/17/2010, Expiration Date: 03/17/2020, Certifier: Patricia E Hayrynen
    Registrant: Patricia E Hayrynen, 162 Sill Creek Road, Stites, ID 83552
  • Call Sign: KF7MOZ, Licensee ID: L01602431
    Grant Date: 11/12/2010, Expiration Date: 11/12/2020, Certifier: Kathy M Brucks
    Registrant: Kathy M Brucks, Stites, ID 83552
  • Call Sign: KF7MPB, Licensee ID: L01602433
    Grant Date: 11/12/2010, Expiration Date: 11/12/2020, Certifier: Joseph W Grammer
    Registrant: Joseph W Grammer, 117 Jensen Ln, Stites, ID 83552
  • Call Sign: KF7VHV, Licensee ID: L01704302
    Grant Date: 04/19/2012, Expiration Date: 04/19/2022, Certifier: Shawn M Good
    Registrant: Shawn M Good, 2946 Hwy 13, Stites, ID 83552
  • Call Sign: KG7CFD, Licensee ID: L01775325
    Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/22/2023, Certifier: Ronald C Miller
    Registrant: Ronald C Miller, 675 Wall Creek Road, Stites, ID 83552

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J4F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31190 , Serial Number: 4-1275, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1959
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Arthur L Lacey, Po Box 58, Stites, ID 83552, Other Owners: Jackie Rae Lacey


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Stites, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Dorothy479.8 years
George470.3 years
John478.0 years
Grace389.0 years
Harry384.3 years
Thelma373.4 years
William380.7 years
David266.5 years
Albert277.0 years
James260.6 years
Most common last names in Stites, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hartman474.7 years
Packer486.2 years
Lytle369.4 years
Mchone394.0 years
Reed384.3 years
Detwiler284.0 years
Griner280.5 years
Arguelles280.0 years
Dodge278.0 years
Jones243.5 years

Stites on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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