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Population in 2012: 93 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 

Males: 37  (40.4%)
Females: 56  (59.6%)

Median resident age:  60.5 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip code: 83554

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,817 (it was $18,558 in 2000)
White Bird:

$27,817
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,183

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,610 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
White Bird:

$90,610
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $133,640; Detached houses: $174,990; Mobile homes: $58,459

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  • White alone - 90 (98.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in White Bird: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about White Bird, Idaho on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. White Bird is mentioned 67 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (23.7%), English (15.0%), Irish (13.3%), Norwegian (9.8%), Swedish (9.8%), French (9.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,425 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in White Bird:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Bird city:

  • Never married: 6.0%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

7 residents are foreign born (6.4% Europe).

This city:  6.4%
Idaho:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,000 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $461 (0.5%)

White Bird satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (133.3 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (306.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (814.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Grangeville, ID (3.8 miles ), Cottonwood, ID (4.5 miles ), Riggins, ID (4.8 miles ), Ferdinand, ID (5.2 miles) , Stites, ID (5.3 miles ), Kooskia, ID (5.5 miles ), Nezperce, ID (5.7 miles ), Craigmont, ID (5.9 miles ).

Latitude: 45.76 N, Longitude: 116.30 W

Area code: 208

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-1.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Construction (50%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (54%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


Average climate in White Bird, Idaho

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Earthquake activity:

White Bird-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1995 at 12:20:55, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from White Bird center
On 11/30/2002 at 09:29:25, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/27/1994 at 03:35:53, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 ML, 4.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from White Bird 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 54.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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 White Bird:

  • SYRINGA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 15 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)
  • GRANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)

Political contributions by individuals in White Bird, ID

Amtrak station near White Bird:

  • 15 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 White Bird:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 57 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • University of Idaho (about 76 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Washington State University (about 80 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 98 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 103 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 135 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)
  • The University of Montana (about 135 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)

Public elementary/middle school in White Bird:

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

Tourist attraction: Meadow Creek Outfitters (Tours & Charters; McKenzie Creek).

 
Idaho County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.8%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.9%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in White Bird, ID

White Bird compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage 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


White Bird travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for White Bird 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 1$800
Water Supply 0$0 1$700
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,500


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 White Bird:

  • KORT (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KCLK (1430 AM; 5 kW; ASOTIN, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Bird:

  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBSK (89.9 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSQ (90.7 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSM (91.7 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUC. (B.S.U.))
  • KMCL-FM (101.1 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: BRUNDAGE MOUNTAIN AIR INC.)
  • K208DB (89.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, ETC., OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around White Bird:

  • K11BJ (Channel 11; WHITE BIRD, ID; Owner: WHITE BIRD T.V. ASSN.)
  • K09GK (Channel 9; WHITE BIRD, ID; Owner: WHITE BIRD T.V. ASSN.)
  • K13JL (Channel 13; WHITE BIRD, ID; Owner: WHITE BIRD TV ASSN)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 49 meters (161ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 372


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • White Bird Hill 6 Mi Ne (Lat: 45.833222 Lon: -116.246806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNKI561
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2012, Expiration Date: 11/30/2022
    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:
  • White Bird Hill 6 Mi Ne (Lat: 45.833222 Lon: -116.246806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNML244
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2003, Expiration Date: 08/19/2013
    Registrant: Reg 4 Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388-1725, Phone: (253) 831-3017, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:
  • Ps Rtu Panel; North White Bird, Old White Bird Grade (Lat: 45.772222 Lon: -116.291389), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQAF447
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/2004, Expiration Date: 05/20/2014, Certifier: Ethylee Kryns
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB6LI, Licensee ID: L00808978
    Grant Date: 02/06/2004, Expiration Date: 03/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2009, Certifier: Warren C Wassom
    Registrant: Warren C Wassom, White Bird, ID 83554
  • Call Sign: WB0INZ
    Grant Date: 01/23/1995, Expiration Date: 01/23/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2007
    Registrant: Ralph G Dahlin, White Bird, ID 83554-0213
  • Call Sign: KD7ITE, Licensee ID: L00229622
    Grant Date: 02/09/2010, Expiration Date: 04/19/2020, Certifier: Taffy J Kettenburg
    Registrant: Taffy J Kettenburg, 155 Nut Basin Rd., White Bird, ID 83554
  • Call Sign: KD7OCA, Licensee ID: L00388336
    Grant Date: 06/06/2011, Expiration Date: 08/10/2021, Certifier: John H Woodard
    Registrant: John H Woodard, 662 Woodys Way, White Bird, ID 83554
  • Call Sign: KE7ILI, Licensee ID: L01169759
    Grant Date: 07/06/2006, Expiration Date: 07/06/2016, Certifier: Paul A Van Acker
    Registrant: Paul A Van Acker, White Bird, ID 83554
  • Call Sign: NK7I, Previous Call Sign: KB6LI, Licensee ID: L00808978
    Grant Date: 06/16/2009, Expiration Date: 06/16/2019, Certifier: Warren C Wassom
    Registrant: Warren C Wassom, White Bird, ID 83554

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 231AS , Serial Number: 25-0106, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Mountain Valley Orthopedics Pa, 126 Scott Rd, White Bird, ID 83554
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2475X , Serial Number: 18256375, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Gary N Keenan, Po Box 3, White Bird, ID 83554
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95824 , Serial Number: 18266644, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/29/1978
    Registrant (Partnership): L Bailey & Son J, Hc01 Box 70-S, White Bird, ID 83554


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

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