White Bird, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 92 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 
Males: 26  (29.3%)
Females: 66  (70.7%)
Median resident age:  63.2 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip code: 83554

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,197 (it was $18,558 in 2000)
White Bird:

$27,197
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,356 (it was $10,819 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,817 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
White Bird:

$106,817
ID:

$159,000
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  • Races in White Bird, ID (2010)

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    • 9098.9%White alone
    • 11.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in White Bird: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.7%), Norwegian (17.1%), Swedish (17.1%), English (15.4%), Irish (13.8%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,409 people per square mile   (low).

White Bird, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in White Bird:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Bird city:

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $952 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $479 (0.6%)

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+: East Seattle, WA (306.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

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

White Bird household income distribution White Bird home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-1.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (56%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (56%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in White Bird, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

White Bird-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 129% 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 169.0 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 287.5 miles away from White Bird center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 368.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 312.4 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 313.0 miles away from White Bird 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 306.4 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).
White Bird topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near White Bird:

  • SYRINGA GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)
  • GRANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, 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: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 76 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 79 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 93 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 98 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 125 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • The University of Montana (about 135 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 28.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 5.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

9.14

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

SWIFTWATER RV PARK AND STORE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic 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

White Bird compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Idaho average:

11.0

White Bird travel time to work - commute White Bird mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for White Bird 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 1$1,315
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,151
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,466

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 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)

White Bird fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 2013 04:39 PM, Us-95, Lat: 45.75306, Lon: -116.30676, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 51m167ftTotal length
  • 2,620Total average daily traffic
  • 422Total average daily truck traffic

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:

3
  • 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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