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Boundary County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2014: 10,979 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 9,871 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,914
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,479
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,905
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,028 (it was 802 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 1269 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boundary County: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.5%), Manufacturing (18.2%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Boundary County, Idaho:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Idaho median age:  34.0 years
Males: 5,552  (50.6%)
Females: 5,427  (49.4%)
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Boundary County,ID real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Boundary County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $39,527 ($31,250 in 1999)

This county:

$39,527
Idaho:

$48,275

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $565 (lower quartile is $435, upper quartile is $807)
This county:

$565
State:

$658


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $187,014 (it was $101,200 in 2000)
Boundary:

$187,014
Idaho:

$176,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $123,375 - $305,847
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,118
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $311

Institutionalized population: 50

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 40
  • Thefts: 48
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 43
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 127 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2008: 69 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2013: 40 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $233,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,119 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $969 (0.6%)

Boundary County household income distribution in 2009 Boundary County home values distribution Boundary County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 15.3%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Black residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.6% for American Indian residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.9%
Boundary County:

14.9%
Idaho:

15.1%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.7% for American Indian residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 44 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 50 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34 years old, Other race residents: 44 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Boundary County is $479 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $860 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bonners Ferry, Naples, Moyie Springs.

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

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Neighboring counties: Benson County, North Dakota , Dunn County, North Dakota , Pend Oreille County, Washington , Kittson County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 151
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 288 (46% naturalized citizens)

Boundary County:

2.9%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 32
  • 1990 to 1994: 23
  • 1985 to 1989: 31
  • 1980 to 1984: 23
  • 1975 to 1979: 22
  • 1970 to 1974: 40
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 108
Note: State values scaled to Boundary County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.4%

Boundary County marital status for males Boundary County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,057
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 39
  • 3 or 4: 42
  • 5 to 9: 78
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 782
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 28

Housing units in Boundary County with a mortgage: 860 (37 second mortgage, 69 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 548

Here:

61.1% with mortgage
State:

73.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Boundary County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,14214
Other7533
Catholic6561
Mainline Protestant4973
Orthodox1001
None6,824-
Boundary 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
Boundary County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Boundary County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

9.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Boundary County:

7.2%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Boundary County:

25.6%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.3%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Boundary County:

Average size of farms: 177 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,829
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $493.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.06%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $40,148
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,156
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.91%
All wheat for grain: 16281 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 34 acres

Earthquake activity:

Boundary County-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 77% 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 397.0 miles away from Boundary 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 346.2 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from the county 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 309.9 miles away from the county 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 293.0 miles away from Boundary County center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 573.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Severe Storm and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: November 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4246: December 23, 2015, FEMA Id: 4246, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • 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 Flooding, Incident Period: March 14, 1997 to June 30, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1177: June 13, 1997, FEMA Id: 1177, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Idaho Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 1996 to January 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1154: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1154, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Idaho Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 06, 1996 to February 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1102: February 11, 1996, FEMA Id: 1102, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Idaho VOLCANIC ERUPTION, MT. ST. HELENS, Incident Period: May 22, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-624: May 22, 1980, FEMA Id: 624, Natural disaster type: Volcanic Eruption
  • Idaho SEVERE STORMS, SNOWMELT, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 25, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-415: January 25, 1974, FEMA Id: 415, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Idaho Forest Fires, Incident Period: August 30, 1967, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-231: August 30, 1967, FEMA Id: 231, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Boundary County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

  • Canada (33%)
  • Germany (23%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Other Central America (4%)
  • France (2%)

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

  • German (21%)
  • United States or American (13%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Boundary County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,722 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 660 (17%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 194 (5%)
  • Other means: 38 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 203 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 119 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in other group homes

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

  • 30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,030.

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,836 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Idaho average:

7.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.08% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($11,825 average AGI)
3.10% relocated from other states ($26,011 average AGI)
Boundary County:

3.10%
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 Bonner County, ID  1.07% ($33,846 average AGI)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.74% ($25,889)
from Spokane County, WA  0.27% ($61,900)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,259 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Idaho average:

7.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.99% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($11,270 average AGI)
3.98% relocated to other states ($14,988 average AGI)
Boundary County:

3.98%
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 Bonner County, ID  1.16% ($22,279 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  1.00% ($29,405)
to Spokane County, WA  0.30% ($15,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Boundary County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Boundary County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Boundary County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Boundary County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Boundary County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,966 (1,610 aged, 356 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 319 (12%)

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 Boundary County, Idaho in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (133)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (91)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (78)
  • Congestive heart failure (74)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (58)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (47)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (39)
  • Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge (29)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (27)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (27)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,184
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 577
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,194

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,300
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 989
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 28

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 324.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,899
  • In family households: 9,175 (2,331 male householders, 645 female householders)
    2,432 spouses, 3,082 children (2,779 natural, 110 adopted, 193 stepchildren), 184 grandchildren, 63 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 73 other relatives, 251 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,724 (760 male householders (624 living alone)), 685 female householders (590 living alone)), 279 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 73 (50 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,544 2-persons, 513 3-persons, 460 4-persons, 255 5-persons, 102 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,214 1-person, 201 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,123 married couples with children.
519 single-parent households (149 men, 370 women).

94.0% of residents of Boundary County speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $61,058,000 ($5,873 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,100,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,722,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,057,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,309,000
Federal grants: $14,057,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,105,000 ($127,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,807,000 ($281,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $335,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,189,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,280,000

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

Births: 701
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 496
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +562
Here:

+53 per 1000 residents
State:

+43 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Boundary County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.27 millions of gallons per day (21% from ground, 79% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 40
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,107
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,101
  • 1980 to 1989: 925
  • 1970 to 1979: 867
  • 1960 to 1969: 198
  • 1950 to 1959: 234
  • 1940 to 1949: 243
  • 1939 or earlier: 538
Note: State values scaled to Boundary population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Boundary County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Boundary County population
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 56
  • 3 rooms: 139
  • 4 rooms: 352
  • 5 rooms: 618
  • 6 rooms: 641
  • 7 rooms: 411
  • 8 rooms: 283
  • 9+ rooms: 367
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 109
  • 3 rooms: 120
  • 4 rooms: 177
  • 5 rooms: 161
  • 6 rooms: 124
  • 7 rooms: 65
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9+ rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Boundary County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Boundary County population
  • no bedroom: 65
  • 1 bedroom: 137
  • 2 bedrooms: 815
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,254
  • 4 bedrooms: 459
  • 5+ bedrooms: 175
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 193
  • 2 bedrooms: 264
  • 3 bedrooms: 251
  • 4 bedrooms: 68
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Boundary County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Boundary County population
  • no vehicle: 53
  • 1 vehicle: 578
  • 2 vehicles: 1,248
  • 3 vehicles: 704
  • 4 vehicles: 216
  • 5+ vehicles: 106
  • no vehicle: 67
  • 1 vehicle: 358
  • 2 vehicles: 283
  • 3 vehicles: 65
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

58% of Boundary County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 26% lived in Idaho.

Boundary County:

58.0%
State average:

50.5%

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

  • This state: 4,087
  • Northeast: 243
  • Midwest: 1,246
  • South: 526
  • West: 3,374

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Boundary County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (34.9%)
  • Wood (33.5%)
  • Electricity (18.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Electricity (39.8%)
  • Utility gas (28.4%)
  • Wood (19.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 272
Here:

21.4%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 49
Here:

8.1%
Idaho:

5.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

18.1%
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)

Boundary County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $937,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $7,754,000
    Regular Highways: $1,606,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,136,000
    Police Protection: $866,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $607,000
    Financial Administration: $549,000
    Correctional Institutions: $508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $386,000
    Central Staff Services: $212,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $179,000
    General - Other: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $134,000
    Health - Other: $126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $238,000
    Regular Highways: $227,000
    Police Protection: $121,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,737,000

Boundary County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $7,845,000
    All Other: $887,000
    Solid Waste Management: $483,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $910,000
    All Other: $198,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $339,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,840,000
    All Other: $1,048,000
    General Local Government Support: $305,000
    Health and Hospitals: $109,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,540,000

Boundary County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,000

Boundary County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,793,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 241
  • Number of aged recipients: 22
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 219
  • Number of recipients under 18: 27
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 180
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 34
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 97
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 126
Boundary County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Boundary County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Boundary County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5077.8 years
Robert4470.5 years
John4374.3 years
Charles3377.3 years
George3178.4 years
James2975.9 years
Mary2879.9 years
Ruth2480.8 years
Harold1873.4 years
Helen1781.5 years
Most common last names in Boundary County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson1977.9 years
Johnson1871.7 years
Smith1274.4 years
Brown1179.7 years
Baker1178.1 years
Plato1084.7 years
Anderson1082.2 years
Jones1073.1 years
Bennett977.3 years
Cooper974.4 years
Businesses in Boundary County, ID
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Safeway1
Curves1Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
RadioShack1

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