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Blaine County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2014: 21,482 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 18,991 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,365
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,574
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,346
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,884 (it was 2,434 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 2645 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blaine County: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (21.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Blaine County, Idaho:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (20.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Idaho median age:  34.0 years
Males: 10,939  (50.9%)
Females: 10,543  (49.1%)

Blaine County,ID real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Blaine County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,141 ($50,496 in 1999)

This county:

$64141
Idaho:

$46783

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $855 (lower quartile is $549, upper quartile is $1,140)
This county:

$855
State:

$610


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $367,829 (it was $266,500 in 2000)
Blaine:

$367,829
Idaho:

$159,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $203,625 - $778,391

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $727,780
Here:

$727,780
State:

$212,888

Townhouses or other attached units: $280,908
Here:

$280,908
State:

$158,515

In 2-unit structures: $340,380
Here:

$340,380
State:

$220,258

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $305,219
Here:

$305,219
State:

$166,293

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $390,002
Here:

$390,002
State:

$236,747

Mobile homes: $91,731
Here:

$91,731
State:

$66,328
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,611
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $566

Institutionalized population: 24

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 40
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 103 buildings, average cost: $938,500
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $632,500
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $1,152,200
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $1,047,500
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $1,356,300
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $984,700
  • 2013: 60 buildings, average cost: $866,100
  • 2014: 89 buildings, average cost: $847,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,882 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,169 (0.5%)

Blaine County household income distribution in 2009 Blaine County home values distribution Blaine County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.8%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.7% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.6%
Blaine County:

8.6%
Idaho:

15.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.2% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 4 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 48 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Blaine County is $740 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $821 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1166 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hailey, Ketchum, Bellevue, Sun Valley, Carey.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Blaine County: Pine Creek Campground (A), Fox Creek West Access Area (B), Fox Creek East Access Area (C), Badger Creek Access Area (D), Rainer Access Area (E), Nickerson Bridge Access Area (F), Mike Harris Camnpground (G), Spud Drive-In (H), Teton Creek Access Area (I), Linderman Ranch (J), Teton County Fire Protection District Station 1 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedron Cemetery (1), Cache Clawson Cemetery (2), Victor Cemetery (3), Haden Cemetery (4), Bates Cemetery (5), Driggs-Darby Cemetery (6), Felt Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Alligator Lake (A), Castle Lake (B), Crystle Lake (C), Packsaddle Lake (D), Mud Lake (E), McRenolds Reservoir (F), Lizard Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rapid Creek (A), Slocum Creek (B), Moose Creek (C), Bull Elk Creek (D), Brown Bear Creek (E), Blacktail Creek (F), North Twin Creek (G), Patterson Creek (H), North Leigh Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Caledonia County, Vermont , Brule County, South Dakota , Dodge County, Wisconsin , Kewaunee County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 648
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 43.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,015 (28% naturalized citizens)

Blaine County:

10.6%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 734
  • 1990 to 1994: 359
  • 1985 to 1989: 225
  • 1980 to 1984: 194
  • 1975 to 1979: 112
  • 1970 to 1974: 141
  • 1970 to 1974: 67
  • 1965 to 1969: 183

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.3%

Blaine County marital status for males Blaine County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,929
  • One, attached: 1,067
  • Two: 384
  • 3 or 4: 1,513
  • 5 to 9: 888
  • 10 to 19: 344
  • 20 or more: 259
  • Mobile homes: 725
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 77

Housing units in Blaine County with a mortgage: 3,066 (262 second mortgage, 519 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 990

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

73.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Blaine County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other2,5459
Catholic2,0752
Mainline Protestant8294
Evangelical Protestant64810
None15,279-
Blaine 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: 5
Blaine County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Blaine County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

22.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Blaine County:

4.9%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Blaine County:

15.8%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Blaine County:

Average size of farms: 1009 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $85,818
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $253.28
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,802
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.66%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,071
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.87

Tornado activity:

Blaine County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 263539601.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Blaine County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 305% 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 48.1 miles away from Blaine County 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 191.9 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 265.4 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 131.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from Blaine County center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 61.5 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:

  • IdahoCastle Rock Fire, Incident Period: August 28, 2007 to September 6, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 28, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2724, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • IdahoHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3244): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3244, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IdahoWildfires, Incident Period: July 27, 2000 to September 26, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1341): September 1, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1341, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • IdahoDrought, Incident Period: May 5, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3040): May 5, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3040, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • IdahoHeavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 31, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-186): December 31, 1964, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-186, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Blaine County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (55%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Austria (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Peru (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Blaine County (%):

  • English (17%)
  • German (15%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)

Blaine County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,322 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 1,402 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 126 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 110 (1%)
  • Walked: 550 (5%)
  • Other means: 162 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 900 (8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Blaine County, Idaho in 2000:

  • 256 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 70 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Blaine County, Idaho in 2010:

  • 192 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $81,302.

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Idaho average:

7.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.27% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($12,490 average AGI)
3.25% relocated from other states ($28,795 average AGI)
Blaine County:

3.25%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ada County, ID  0.85% ($32,286 average AGI)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.38% ($21,871)
from Lincoln County, ID  0.22% ($32,000)
from King County, WA  0.21% ($79,000)
from Camas County, ID  0.15% ($16,500)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.13% ($18,091)
from Jerome County, ID  0.12% ($35,600)


7.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Idaho average:

7.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.62% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($10,708 average AGI)
4.67% relocated to other states ($27,259 average AGI)
Blaine County:

4.67%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  1.02% ($28,659 average AGI)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.38% ($28,750)
to King County, WA  0.36% ($65,733)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.19% ($31,813)
to Lincoln County, ID  0.19% ($27,875)
to San Diego County, CA  0.13% ($33,727)
to Canyon County, ID  0.13% ($28,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Blaine County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 3.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Blaine County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Blaine County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Blaine County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Blaine County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,196 (2,056 aged, 140 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 861 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (58)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (51)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (44)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (41)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (38)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (36)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (26)
  • Unspecified dementia (26)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (25)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6458.800
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 118.470
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32658.86

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1313.430
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 420.490
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18.9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 69.77
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 127.560

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 51.97

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 153.0. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,118
  • In family households: 17,020 (3,832 male householders, 1,743 female householders)
    4,569 spouses, 5,711 children (5,391 natural, 134 adopted, 186 stepchildren), 194 grandchildren, 163 brothers or sisters, 128 parents, 212 other relatives, 376 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,098 (1,744 male householders (1,293 living alone)), 1,504 female householders (1,241 living alone)), 850 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 258 (24 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,610 2-persons, 1,184 3-persons, 1,082 4-persons, 455 5-persons, 145 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,534 1-person, 614 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

3,430 married couples with children.
915 single-parent households (284 men, 631 women).

87.5% of residents of Blaine County speak English at home.
9.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 48% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $57,667,000 ($2733 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,121,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,508,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,548,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,108,000
Federal grants: $8,758,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,197,000 ($1,304,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,548,000 ($553,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $583,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,524,000
Federal Government insurance: $154,678,000

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

Births: 1,406
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 447
Here:

21 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +567
Here:

+27 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +672
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+43 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Blaine County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.25 millions of gallons per day (60% from ground, 40% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 239
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,415
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,313
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,093
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,082
  • 1960 to 1969: 667
  • 1950 to 1959: 483
  • 1940 to 1949: 223
  • 1939 or earlier: 578
Rooms in houses/apartments in Blaine County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 43
  • 2 rooms: 121
  • 3 rooms: 385
  • 4 rooms: 594
  • 5 rooms: 1,222
  • 6 rooms: 1,070
  • 7 rooms: 764
  • 8 rooms: 512
  • 9+ rooms: 635
  • 1 room: 150
  • 2 rooms: 339
  • 3 rooms: 520
  • 4 rooms: 555
  • 5 rooms: 429
  • 6 rooms: 270
  • 7 rooms: 85
  • 8 rooms: 34
  • 9+ rooms: 52
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Blaine County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 61
  • 1 bedroom: 264
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,073
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,709
  • 4 bedrooms: 995
  • 5+ bedrooms: 244
  • no bedroom: 169
  • 1 bedroom: 591
  • 2 bedrooms: 923
  • 3 bedrooms: 597
  • 4 bedrooms: 106
  • 5+ bedrooms: 48
Cars and other vehicles available in Blaine County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 74
  • 1 vehicle: 1,229
  • 2 vehicles: 2,499
  • 3 vehicles: 1,136
  • 4 vehicles: 272
  • 5+ vehicles: 136
  • no vehicle: 156
  • 1 vehicle: 1,084
  • 2 vehicles: 907
  • 3 vehicles: 216
  • 4 vehicles: 61
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

50% of Blaine County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 26% lived in Idaho.

Blaine County:

49.5%
State average:

50.5%

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

  • This state: 5599
  • Northeast: 1639
  • Midwest: 2088
  • South: 1166
  • West: 6258

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $245,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blaine County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.9%)
  • Electricity (31.4%)
  • Wood (6.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Electricity (57.8%)
  • Utility gas (33.2%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 298
Here:

13.5%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 149
Here:

14.9%
Idaho:

5.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 101
Here:

19.8%
Idaho:

22.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Blaine County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,517,000
    Police Protection: $1,298,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $963,000
    Regular Highways: $951,000
    Parks & Recreation: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $928,000
    General - Other: $924,000
    Corrections - Other: $834,000
    Central Staff Services: $431,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $288,000
    Health Services - Other: $222,000
    General Public Buildings: $146,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $137,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $130,000
    Welfare - Other: $103,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $753,000
    Police Protection: $132,000
    Financial Administration: $85,000
    Health - Other: $61,000
    Central Staff: $44,000
    General Public Building: $28,000
    Judicial: $16,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $10,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,178,000

Blaine County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,034,000
    All Other: $922,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $508,000
    Highways: $40,000
    All Other: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $811,000
    Property Sale Other: $128,000
    Rents: $12,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,548,000
    General Support: $1,156,000
    All Other: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,829,000
    NEC: $802,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $179,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $63,000

Blaine County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $886,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $839,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $47,000

Blaine County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,758,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 69
  • Number of aged recipients: 12
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 57
  • Number of recipients under 18: 16
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 35
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 18
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 20
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 30
Blaine County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Blaine County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Blaine County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5273.3 years
William4973.8 years
John4276.3 years
Mary3984.0 years
Robert3872.6 years
George2375.7 years
Ruth1782.2 years
Dorothy1681.2 years
Frank1575.3 years
David1570.3 years
Most common last names in Blaine County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2276.4 years
Brown1677.1 years
Jones1671.3 years
Patterson1573.8 years
Johnson1475.9 years
Davis1177.1 years
Nelson1070.9 years
Miller969.7 years
Rose877.9 years
Young876.4 years
Businesses in Blaine County, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Ford1
Albertsons1H&R Block1
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Best Western2RadioShack1
Budget Car Rental1Starbucks2
Chevrolet1True Value2
Clarion1U-Haul2
ColorTyme1UPS8
Curves1YMCA1
FedEx9

Blaine County on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"