Weippe, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 414 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 181  (43.8%)
Females: 233  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  48.4 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83553.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,283 (it was $26,442 in 2000)
Weippe:

$36,283
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,028 (it was $13,175 in 2000)

Weippe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,724 (it was $39,600 in 2000)
Weippe:

$75,724
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $80,171; Detached houses: $94,908; Mobile homes: $37,433

Median gross rent in 2012: $425.

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Weippe races chart
  • White alone - 427 (96.8%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Weippe: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.5%), Irish (16.5%), English (12.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), French (3.2%), Norwegian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 12/1964

Elevation: 3020 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,005 people per square mile   (low).

Weippe,ID real estate house value index trend

Weippe, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Weippe:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 19.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weippe city:

  • Never married: 13.2%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Idaho:  5.9%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Weippe, Idaho as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Weippe to the number of sex offenders is 105 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $725 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $518 (0.9%)

Weippe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (97.5 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (305.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (859.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Pierce, ID (3.2 miles ), Kamiah, ID (3.4 miles ), Kooskia, ID (4.1 miles ), Orofino, ID (4.1 miles ), Nezperce, ID (4.2 miles ), Nez Perce, ID (4.2 miles ), Riverside, ID (4.3 miles ), Stites, ID (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 46.38 N, Longitude: 115.94 W

Area code: 208

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

8.7%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -124 (-23.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Woodworkers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13%)
  • Personal appearance workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)

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

Average climate in Weippe, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Weippe-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 118% 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 190.2 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 285.3 miles away from Weippe center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 414.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 316.2 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 318.5 miles away from Weippe 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 309.2 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 Clearwater County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Weippe topographic map

Airports located in Weippe:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weippe:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 52 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 57 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 63 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • North Idaho College (about 99 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • The University of Montana (about 99 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 110 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Community College (about 112 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

Public high school in Weippe:

Public elementary/middle school in Weippe:

See full list of schools located in Weippe

Library in Weippe:

  • CLEARWATER DISTRICT (Operating income: $257,566; Location: 204 WOOD ST; 48,232 books; 1,486 audio materials; 2,291 video materials; 51 state licensed databases; 146 print serial subscriptions)

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

Tourist attraction: Weippe Hilltop Heritage Museum (617 North Main).

Clearwater 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 11.6 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 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.9%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Weippe compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (50%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • 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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Weippe city (based on Clearwater County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.87%
Here: 34.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist Convention The Wesleyan ChurchCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents19.8%17.5%15.1%13.6%9.7%
Congregations13.0%4.3%8.7%8.7%8.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Pentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents7.1%5.9%2.6%2.2%6.6%
Congregations8.7%8.7%4.3%4.3%30.4%
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: 4
Clearwater County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clearwater County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Clearwater County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

13.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearwater County:

25.7%
Idaho:

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

14.4%
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 0$0 1$1,300
Solid Waste Management 1$3,175$38,1000$0
Totals for Government 1$3,175$38,1001$1,300

6.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
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  1.20% ($26,971 average AGI)
from Latah County, ID  0.58% ($26,529)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
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  2.21% ($28,292 average AGI)
to Latah County, ID  0.65% ($11,737)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.34% ($40,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Weippe:

  • 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)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLK (1430 AM; 5 kW; ASOTIN, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Weippe:

  • 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.)
  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $413,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,080
Total average daily truck traffic: 258
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,620

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Browns Creek Ridge Lookout (Lat: 46.335194 Lon: -115.826806), Call Sign: KNP63
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.205 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2005, Expiration Date: 04/18/2015
    Registrant: State Of Idaho, Military Division, 700 South Stratford Drive, Building 6, Boise, ID 83720-0076, Phone: (208) 288-4000, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Weippe Funny Farm, Off Of Chapman Rd. (Lat: 46.368306 Lon: -115.913111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQOJ913
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2011, Expiration Date: 10/21/2021, Certifier: Kevin Owen
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Weippe Blue Silo, 646 Dairy Rd (Lat: 46.338111 Lon: -115.921194), Type: Silo, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQOJ914
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2011, Expiration Date: 10/21/2021, Certifier: Kevin Owen
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Weippe Library, 204 Woods Road (Lat: 46.374806 Lon: -115.942111), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WQOJ915
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2011, Expiration Date: 10/21/2021, Certifier: Kevin Owen
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC7QAX, Licensee ID: L00156140
    Grant Date: 03/16/2006, Expiration Date: 03/26/2016
    Registrant: David A Kinney, 201 Lodgepole Ln, Weippe, ID 83553
  • Call Sign: KE7ERN, Licensee ID: L00822916
    Grant Date: 08/15/2005, Expiration Date: 08/15/2015, Certifier: Daniel A Paige
    Registrant: Daniel A Paige, 70 Rouleau Loop, Weippe, ID 83553
  • Call Sign: KF7JDU, Licensee ID: L01562557
    Grant Date: 04/19/2010, Expiration Date: 04/19/2020, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2010, Certifier: Stanton B Lewis
    Registrant: Stanton B Lewis, 1101 Pleasant Acre Dr, Weippe, ID 83553
  • Call Sign: KK7STL, Previous Call Sign: KF7JDU, Licensee ID: L01562557
    Grant Date: 10/30/2010, Expiration Date: 10/30/2020, Certifier: Stanton B Lewis
    Registrant: Stanton B Lewis, 1101 Pleasant Acre Dr, Weippe, ID 83553
  • Call Sign: KF7TRS, Licensee ID: L01686139
    Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: Toby T Cox
    Registrant: Toby T Cox, 4116 3 Mile Rd, Weippe, ID 83553
  • Call Sign: KF7TRT, Licensee ID: L01686140
    Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: Lester J Opat
    Registrant: Lester J Opat, 1291 Pleasant Acres Dr, Weippe, ID 83553

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3480C , Serial Number: 26523, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1956
    Registrant (Individual): John J Jr Moriarty, Po Box 387, Weippe, ID 83553

Most common first names in Weippe, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert661.8 years
John679.5 years
William675.6 years
Charles571.4 years
James574.2 years
Mary565.8 years
Clarence477.2 years
Edith484.7 years
Harold477.8 years
George370.0 years
Most common last names in Weippe, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snyder975.0 years
Wilson977.6 years
Brown674.8 years
Heywood574.6 years
Johnson578.4 years
Chapman576.8 years
Larson583.4 years
Steadman569.8 years
Hutchins483.3 years
Thomas474.0 years

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