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Elmore County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2014: 26,094 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 29,130 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,467
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,718
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,218
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,955 (it was 3,874 in 2000)
% of renters here:

43%
State:

30%

Land area: 3078 sq. mi.

Water area: 22.9 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elmore 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 (23.3%), Educational, health and social services (19.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.5%), Manufacturing (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Elmore County, Idaho:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (75.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (15.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Asian alone (2.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  30.0 years
Idaho median age:  34.0 years
Males: 13,483  (51.7%)
Females: 12,611  (48.3%)

Elmore County,ID real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Elmore County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,701 ($35,256 in 1999)

This county:

$42701
Idaho:

$46783

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $588 (lower quartile is $401, upper quartile is $884)
This county:

$588
State:

$610


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $134,184 (it was $88,900 in 2000)
Elmore:

$134,184
Idaho:

$159,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,800 - $189,890
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,129
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $284

Institutionalized population: 165

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 98
  • Auto thefts: 23

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 53
  • Thefts: 114
  • Auto thefts: 22
Elmore County, ID map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 166 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2008: 95 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2013: 56 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2014: 45 buildings, average cost: $206,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,136 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $945 (0.9%)

Elmore County household income distribution in 2009 Elmore County home values distribution Elmore County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 64.2% for other race residents, 31.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
Elmore County:

17.0%
Idaho:

15.6%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for American Indian residents, 60.2% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 30 years old
(Males: 30 years old, Females: 30 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 34 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Elmore County is $413 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $543 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $689 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mountain Home, Mountain Home AFB, Glenns Ferry, Atlanta.

Elmore 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: Hancock County, Maine , Franklin County, Vermont , Orange County, Vermont , Dane County, Wisconsin , Klamath County, Oregon , Clayton County, Iowa , Franklin County, Iowa .

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: 1,494
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,247 (33% naturalized citizens)

Elmore County:

7.7%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 511
  • 1990 to 1994: 476
  • 1985 to 1989: 295
  • 1980 to 1984: 261
  • 1975 to 1979: 199
  • 1970 to 1974: 175
  • 1970 to 1974: 71
  • 1965 to 1969: 259

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.2%

Elmore County marital status for males Elmore County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,113
  • One, attached: 1,163
  • Two: 279
  • 3 or 4: 482
  • 5 to 9: 387
  • 10 to 19: 142
  • 20 or more: 55
  • Mobile homes: 1,873
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 33

Housing units in Elmore County with a mortgage: 3,016 (457 second mortgage, 195 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 729

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

73.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Elmore County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4613
Other3,1969
Evangelical Protestant2,76821
Mainline Protestant1,0298
None15,584-
Elmore 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: 4
Elmore County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Elmore County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Elmore County:

7.7%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Elmore County:

32.1%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Elmore County:

Average size of farms: 951 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $804,545
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $845,112
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.44%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 93.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $124,954
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 39.25
Corn for grain: 1879 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7222 harvested acres
Vegetables: 995 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 60 acres

Earthquake activity:

Elmore County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 350% 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 108.5 miles away from Elmore 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 208.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 262.7 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 301.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 346.8 miles away from Elmore County center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 289.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • IdahoSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 1996 to January 3, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1154): January 4, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1154, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Elmore County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (57%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Spain (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)

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

  • German (17%)
  • English (12%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Norwegian (3%)

Elmore County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,469 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,860 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 16 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 138 (1%)
  • Walked: 467 (4%)
  • Other means: 136 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 322 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 3,196 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 673 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 69 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in nursing homes

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

  • 466 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,903.

10.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.80%
Idaho average:

7.20%


0.99% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,035 average AGI)
Elmore County:

0.99%
Idaho average:

0.06%

2.49% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($6,454 average AGI)
7.32% relocated from other states ($23,211 average AGI)
Elmore County:

7.32%
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  1.07% ($29,670 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  0.37% ($29,543)
from Owyhee County, ID  0.20% ($30,263)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.18% ($20,765)
from Wayne County, NC  0.17% ($72,375)
from Harrison County, MS  0.17% ($34,313)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.15% ($40,000)


15.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.25%
Idaho average:

7.21%


2.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,851 average AGI)
Elmore County:

2.03%
Idaho average:

0.08%

3.91% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($7,957 average AGI)
9.31% relocated to other states ($24,246 average AGI)
Elmore County:

9.31%
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  2.61% ($31,428 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  0.35% ($27,412)
to Clark County, NV  0.27% ($40,148)
to Wayne County, NC  0.24% ($50,750)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.16% ($16,438)
to Owyhee County, ID  0.15% ($27,467)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.15% ($39,067)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.4

Births per 1000 population in Elmore County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Elmore County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Elmore County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Elmore County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Elmore County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,822 (2,398 aged, 424 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,281 (15%)

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 Elmore County, Idaho in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (196)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (190)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (147)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (125)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (119)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (87)
  • Unspecified dementia (65)
  • Congestive heart failure (51)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (41)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (34)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2766.810
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 249.320
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25323.78

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1948.730
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 565.760
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.98

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11.92
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55.88

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.98

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.3. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,406
  • In family households: 22,652 (5,418 male householders, 1,717 female householders)
    5,740 spouses, 8,225 children (7,441 natural, 199 adopted, 585 stepchildren), 415 grandchildren, 143 brothers or sisters, 137 parents, 223 other relatives, 491 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,754 (1,709 male householders (1,287 living alone)), 1,296 female householders (1,122 living alone)), 749 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 632 (165 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,060 2-persons, 1,624 3-persons, 1,322 4-persons, 688 5-persons, 279 6-persons, 162 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,409 1-person, 489 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

6,373 married couples with children.
1,276 single-parent households (359 men, 917 women).

86.8% of residents of Elmore County speak English at home.
10.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $399,965,000 ($13850 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $313,156,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $75,499,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,380,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,144,000
Federal grants: $18,972,000
Federal procurement contracts: $91,663,000 ($90,664,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $198,306,000 ($194,093,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,302,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $45,958,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,014,000

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

Births: 2,813
Here:

98 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 747
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +446
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,958
Here -103 per 1000 residents
State +43 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Elmore County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.03 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 146
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,962
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,050
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,454
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,396
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,318
  • 1950 to 1959: 995
  • 1940 to 1949: 340
  • 1939 or earlier: 499
Rooms in houses/apartments in Elmore County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 69
  • 3 rooms: 338
  • 4 rooms: 578
  • 5 rooms: 1,157
  • 6 rooms: 1,246
  • 7 rooms: 809
  • 8 rooms: 504
  • 9+ rooms: 498
  • 1 room: 84
  • 2 rooms: 305
  • 3 rooms: 472
  • 4 rooms: 792
  • 5 rooms: 1,227
  • 6 rooms: 618
  • 7 rooms: 249
  • 8 rooms: 64
  • 9+ rooms: 63
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Elmore County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 276
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,083
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,703
  • 4 bedrooms: 874
  • 5+ bedrooms: 263
  • no bedroom: 112
  • 1 bedroom: 524
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,384
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,485
  • 4 bedrooms: 308
  • 5+ bedrooms: 61
Cars and other vehicles available in Elmore County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 107
  • 1 vehicle: 1,133
  • 2 vehicles: 2,370
  • 3 vehicles: 1,097
  • 4 vehicles: 369
  • 5+ vehicles: 142
  • no vehicle: 254
  • 1 vehicle: 1,468
  • 2 vehicles: 1,761
  • 3 vehicles: 279
  • 4 vehicles: 104
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

35% of Elmore County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 19% lived in Idaho.

Elmore County:

34.6%
State average:

50.5%

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

  • This state: 7287
  • Northeast: 2076
  • Midwest: 4512
  • South: 4725
  • West: 7048

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $74,600


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 Elmore County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (55.6%)
  • Electricity (28.1%)
  • Wood (7.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (48.9%)
  • Electricity (43.9%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 157
Here:

4.5%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

3.2%
Idaho:

5.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 191
Here:

14.7%
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)

Elmore County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,273,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $892,000
    Central Staff Services: $806,000
    Financial Administration: $648,000
    Corrections - Other: $634,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $549,000
    Solid Waste Management: $358,000
    General - Other: $348,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Health Services - Other: $137,000
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000
    Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $101,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $222,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,537,000

Elmore County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $359,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,094,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $601,000
    Interest Earnings: $287,000
    Property Sale Other: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $643,000
    All Other: $484,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,534,000
    NEC: $288,000

Elmore County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,483,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 326
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 306
  • Number of recipients under 18: 79
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 205
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 42
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 94
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 164
Elmore County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Elmore County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Elmore County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6972.1 years
James6371.4 years
Robert5972.9 years
William5673.8 years
Mary5475.3 years
George5373.5 years
Charles4975.5 years
Helen3075.3 years
Margaret2778.7 years
Thomas2769.6 years
Most common last names in Elmore County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3772.5 years
Johnson3378.0 years
Jones2076.0 years
Miller2070.0 years
Hall1774.7 years
Mcgrath1668.1 years
Brown1674.6 years
Clark1678.7 years
Martin1574.7 years
Anderson1378.2 years
Businesses in Elmore County, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Albertsons1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
ColorTyme1Sears1
Curves1Sleep Inn1
FedEx5Sprint Nextel1
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul4
H&R Block2UPS5
Hilton1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

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