Stites, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 216 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 116  (53.8%)
Females: 100  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83552.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,151 (it was $22,386 in 2000)
Stites:

$22,151
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,794 (it was $10,933 in 2000)

Stites city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,192 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Stites:

$72,192
ID:

$159,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $615.

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  • Races in Stites, ID (2010)

    Stites races chart
    • 20592.8%White alone
    • 73.2%Hispanic
    • 41.8%American Indian alone
    • 31.4%Black alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Stites: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.2%), English (16.0%), Irish (14.0%), Dutch (3.2%), French Canadian (3.2%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1319 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 2,087 people per square mile   (low).

Stites,ID real estate house value index trend

Stites, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Stites:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stites city:

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 13.0%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Stites, Idaho as of August 04, 2015.
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 2013: $327 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $400 (0.6%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (311.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

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

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

5.6%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Stites, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Stites, Idaho average temperatures Stites, Idaho average precipitation Stites, Idaho humidity Stites, Idaho wind speed Stites, Idaho snowfall Stites, Idaho sunshine Stites, Idaho clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Stites-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 122% 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 175.1 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 279.4 miles away from Stites center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 394.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 319.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 321.3 miles away from Stites center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 313.1 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stites topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stites:

  • GRANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)
  • SYRINGA GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, 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: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 67 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 72 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • The University of Montana (about 109 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 111 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 116 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • North Idaho College (about 117 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 52.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 27.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 9.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.14

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

CLEARWATER WATER DIST (Population served: 106, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2014)
  • 105 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUN-16-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAY-16-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAY-16-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAY-16-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAY-16-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 42 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% 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

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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Idaho average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (44%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

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 Stites city (based on Idaho County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,7297
Evangelical Protestant1,73225
Other6333
Mainline Protestant5296
None10,644-
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: 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 2012)
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 7$3,092
Totals for Government 0$0 7$3,092

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Nez Perce County, ID  0.65% ($26,758 average AGI)
from Lewis County, ID  0.49% ($23,560)
from Ada County, ID  0.41% ($23,810)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
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 Nez Perce County, ID  0.93% ($32,979 average AGI)
to Lewis County, ID  0.42% ($31,524)
to Ada County, ID  0.36% ($27,444)

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:

Jul 24, 2013 08:48 PM, Sr-13, Lat: 46.10963, Lon: -115.97949, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 27, 2012 12:53 AM, Sr-13, Lat: 46.10961, Lon: -115.97956, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 2007 07:00 PM, Sr-13, Lat: 46.10177, Lon: -115.97782, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $2,031,000Total costs
  • 590Total average daily traffic
  • 41Total average daily truck traffic
  • 885Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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