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Bear Lake County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2017: 6,155 (all rural); it was 6,411 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,085
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 770
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,879
Renter-occupied apartments: 426 (it was 380 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

30%

Land area: 971 sq. mi.

Water area: 78.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 6 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bear Lake County: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.7%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (20.4%), Educational, health and social services (17.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bear Lake County, ID (2017)
    • 5,72489.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2594.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 490.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 410.6%Asian alone
    • 350.5%Two or more races
    • 130.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years
Males: 3,040  (49.4%)
Females: 3,115  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Bear Lake County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,833 ($32,162 in 1999)
This county:

$51,833
Idaho:

$52,225

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $470 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $597)
This county:

$470
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,453 (it was $71,400 in 2000)
Bear Lake:

$166,453
Idaho:

$207,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,536 - $235,140
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $972
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $321

Institutionalized population: 31

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 1999: 76 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2000: 71 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2003: 68 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $240,300
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $322,100
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $304,400
  • 2017: 49 buildings, average cost: $280,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Bear Lake, ID residents
Average permit cost in Bear Lake, ID
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $913 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $844 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Bear Lake, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bear Lake, ID in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bear Lake, ID in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
Bear Lake County:

12.8%
Idaho:

12.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for other race residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.7 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.4 years old, Black residents: 51.7 years old, American Indian residents: 30.3 years old, Asian residents: 36.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bear Lake County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Montpelier, Paris, Georgetown, Bloomington, Bennington, St. Charles.

Bear Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Allegan County, Michigan , Del Norte County, California , Hampshire County, Massachusetts , Bradford County, Pennsylvania , Jackson County, Oregon , Dakota County, Nebraska , Montgomery County, New York , Jones County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Idaho:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Bear Lake, ID
County total employment by year in Bear Lake, ID
County average yearly wages by year in Bear Lake, ID

Current college students: 101
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 166 (80.6% naturalized citizens)

Bear Lake County:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 262010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 231990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 13Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.6%

Bear Lake County marital status for males Bear Lake County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,708
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 58
  • 5 to 9: 48
  • 10 to 19: 47
  • 20 to 49: 75
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 214

Housing units in Bear Lake County with a mortgage: 1,034 (9 second mortgage, 70 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 852

Here:

0.1% with mortgage
State:

64.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bear Lake County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other5,06418
Catholic991
Evangelical Protestant752
Mainline Protestant131
None735-
Bear Lake County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Bear Lake County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Bear Lake County:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

10.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bear Lake County:

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Bear Lake County:

24.6%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.4%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Bear Lake County:

Average size of farms: 499 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $30,544
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $49.67
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.60%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,163
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.31%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,509
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.18
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.62%
All wheat for grain: 13289 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Bear Lake County-area historical earthquake activity is near Idaho state average. It is 242% 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 159.9 miles away from Bear Lake County 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 173.8 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 342.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Bear Lake County center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3244: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3244, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Idaho Drought, Incident Period: May 05, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3040: May 05, 1977, FEMA Id: 3040, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Bear Lake County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bear Lake

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,540 (78.0%)
  • Carpooled: 122 (6.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 96 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 157 (7.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • Other Middle Africa (16%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • England (8%)
  • Austria (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Costa Rica (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bear Lake County


  • English (19%)
  • American (15%)
  • European (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Swiss (3%)
  • Irish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Bear Lake County, Idaho in 2000:

  • 33 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,574.

6.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,598 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Idaho average:

8.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.63% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($14,551 average AGI)
3.45% relocated from other states ($37,047 average AGI)
Bear Lake County:

3.45%
Idaho average:

4.74%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Idaho average:

7.05%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.66% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($32,550 average AGI)
2.61% relocated to other states ($25,266 average AGI)
Bear Lake County:

2.61%
Idaho average:

3.66%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Bear Lake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Bear Lake County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bear Lake County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bear Lake County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bear Lake County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bear Lake County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bear Lake County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bear Lake County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bear Lake County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,172 (1,021 aged, 151 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 133 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bear Lake County, Idaho in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (116)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (49)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (40)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (38)
  • Congestive heart failure (37)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (28)
  • Unspecified dementia (27)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (25)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (21)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15.82
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,591
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,297
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 58,738

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,231
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,036

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 113

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,155
  • In family households: 5,426 (983 male householders, 770 female householders)
    1,502 spouses, 1,959 children (1,792 natural, 51 adopted, 115 stepchildren), 66 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 25 other relatives, 65 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 685 (299 male householders (252 living alone)), 309 female householders (304 living alone)), 73 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 38

Size of family households: 883 2-persons, 292 3-persons, 276 4-persons, 137 5-persons, 129 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 557 1-person, 46 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 3 6-persons.

1,334 married couples with children.
225 single-parent households (73 men, 152 women).

97.5% of residents of Bear Lake speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 56% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (24% speak English not well, 76% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $36,345,000 ($5,748 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $762,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,141,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,544,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,934,000
Federal grants: $8,873,000
Federal procurement contracts: $364,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,490,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $556,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,943,000
Federal Government insurance: $547,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 432
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 329
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -328
Here -53 per 1000 residents
State +43 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bear Lake County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.58 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.5

Year house built in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • 662014 or later
  • 882010 to 2013
  • 6562000 to 2009
  • 4871990 to 1999
  • 4471980 to 1989
  • 6371970 to 1979
  • 2131960 to 1969
  • 2861950 to 1959
  • 2081940 to 1949
  • 9551939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bear Lake County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 944 rooms
  • 2965 rooms
  • 2966 rooms
  • 4737 rooms
  • 3468 rooms
  • 3909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • 281 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 633 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 1455 rooms
  • 1006 rooms
  • 317 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bear Lake County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • 3no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 2532 bedrooms
  • 7453 bedrooms
  • 6194 bedrooms
  • 2555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bear Lake County, Idaho
  • 28no bedroom
  • 411 bedroom
  • 1472 bedrooms
  • 1863 bedrooms
  • 824 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bear Lake County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bear Lake County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bear Lake County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11no vehicle
  • 2361 vehicle
  • 6912 vehicles
  • 5343 vehicles
  • 2944 vehicles
  • 1345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bear Lake County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bear Lake County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 69no vehicle
  • 1961 vehicle
  • 1132 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

88.4% of Bear Lake County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Idaho.

Bear Lake County:

88.4%
State average:

83.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,706
  • Other state: 2,232
  • Northeast: 50
  • Midwest: 127
  • South: 161
  • West: 1,913
Year householders moved into unit in Bear Lake County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bear Lake County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 39.6%Utility gas
  • 26.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.7%Wood
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.1%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 13.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

0.6%
Idaho:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

31.4%
Idaho:

22.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Bear Lake County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,769,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $5,769,000
    Central Staff Services: $643,000
    Police Protection: $493,000
    Corrections - Other: $387,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $337,000
    Financial Administration: $290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000
    General - Other: $133,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $95,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $59,000
    General Public Buildings: $49,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $207,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $80,000
    Other - General - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $294,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $329,000
    General Revenue - Other: $197,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $68,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $60,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $303,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,299,000
    Other License: $74,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,130,000

Bear Lake County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,769,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $5,769,000
    Central Staff Services: $643,000
    Police Protection: $493,000
    Corrections - Other: $387,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $337,000
    Financial Administration: $290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000
    General - Other: $133,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $95,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $59,000
    General Public Buildings: $49,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $207,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $80,000
    Other - General - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $294,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $329,000
    General Revenue - Other: $197,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $68,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $60,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $303,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,299,000
    Other License: $74,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,130,000

Bear Lake County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,769,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $5,769,000
    Central Staff Services: $643,000
    Police Protection: $493,000
    Corrections - Other: $387,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $337,000
    Financial Administration: $290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000
    General - Other: $133,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $95,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $59,000
    General Public Buildings: $49,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $207,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $80,000
    Other - General - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $294,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $329,000
    General Revenue - Other: $197,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $68,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $60,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $303,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,299,000
    Other License: $74,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,130,000

Bear Lake County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,769,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $5,769,000
    Central Staff Services: $643,000
    Police Protection: $493,000
    Corrections - Other: $387,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $337,000
    Financial Administration: $290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000
    General - Other: $133,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $95,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $59,000
    General Public Buildings: $49,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $207,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $80,000
    Other - General - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $294,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $329,000
    General Revenue - Other: $197,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $68,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $60,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $303,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,299,000
    Other License: $74,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,130,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 108
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 94
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 63
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 19
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 31
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 44
Most common first names in Bear Lake County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2676.3 years
John2182.5 years
George1874.5 years
James1775.0 years
Robert1772.1 years
Charles1675.9 years
Mary1481.7 years
Ruth1378.5 years
Joseph1278.1 years
Raymond1073.5 years
Most common last names in Bear Lake County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2577.5 years
Kunz2076.6 years
Lewis1780.7 years
Jensen1682.4 years
Rich1582.9 years
Nelson1579.7 years
Eborn1574.5 years
Peterson1567.8 years
Hymas1480.3 years
Bartschi1476.6 years
Businesses in Bear Lake County, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Subway1
Alco Stores1Super 81
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1True Value1
RadioShack1U-Haul1

Bear Lake County on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"