Wardner, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 185 (34% urban, 66% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 102  (55.4%)
Females: 83  (44.6%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83837.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,888 (it was $25,500 in 2000)
Wardner:

$36,888
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,131 (it was $14,051 in 2000)

Wardner city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,095 (it was $50,800 in 2000)
Wardner:

$114,095
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $156,896; Detached houses: $174,603; Mobile homes: $55,714

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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Wardner races chart
  • White alone - 175 (93.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wardner: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.2%), Irish (11.5%), Polish (9.2%), English (7.3%), United States (7.3%), French (5.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 2620 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 216 people per square mile   (very low).

Wardner,ID real estate house value index trend

Wardner, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Wardner:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wardner city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Idaho:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,100 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,063 (0.7%)

Wardner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (52.5 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (281.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (936.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kellogg, ID (1.1 miles ), Smelterville, ID (1.6 miles ), Pinehurst, ID (2.2 miles ), Osburn, ID (2.5 miles ), Wallace, ID (3.2 miles ), Murray, ID (3.8 miles ), Mullan, ID (4.0 miles ), St. Maries, ID (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 47.52 N, Longitude: 116.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

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

7.7%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -106 (-33.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Extraction workers (15%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)

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

Average climate in Wardner, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wardner-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 333.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 263.5 miles away from Wardner center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 298.6 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 303.7 miles away from the city 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 290.4 miles away from Wardner center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 490.5 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 Shoshone County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wardner topographic map

Birthplace of: Skipper Roberts (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Wardner:

  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB - MOUNTAIN VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KELLOGG, ID)
  • SILVER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER ECU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SILVERTON, ID)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wardner:

  • North Idaho College (about 33 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 59 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 61 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Whitworth University (about 62 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 63 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 69 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • University of Idaho (about 70 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

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Shoshone 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 2012 was 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.8%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.0%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Wardner compared to Idaho state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wardner city (based on Shoshone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.81%
Here: 33.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaConservative Congregational Christian ConferencePentecostal Church of God
Adherents37.3%14.3%13.9%8.5%6.7%
Congregations11.5%11.5%7.7%3.8%3.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.8%3.5%2.2%2.2%7.6%
Congregations3.8%11.5%3.8%3.8%38.5%
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
Shoshone County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

10.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Shoshone County:

29.3%
Idaho:

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

10.5%
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 8$969
Totals for Government 0$0 8$969

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,000 ($75.68)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $31,000 ($167.57)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($54.05)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($43.24)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($21.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($59.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($32.43)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($21.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($10.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($64.86)
    General Support: $11,000 ($59.46)
    All Other: $4,000 ($21.62)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($151.35)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $47,000 ($254.05)

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Kootenai County, ID  1.88% ($29,036 average AGI)
from Spokane County, WA  0.29% ($22,000)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,467 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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 Kootenai County, ID  2.28% ($30,723 average AGI)
to Spokane County, WA  0.66% ($29,517)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wardner:

  • KWAL (620 AM; 1 kW; WALLACE, ID; Owner: METALS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wardner:

  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220BW (91.9 FM; KELLOGG, ETC., ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Wardner:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K59GD (Channel 59; KELLOGG, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
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