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Lemhi County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2016: 7,968 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 7,806 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,356
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,294
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,491
Renter-occupied apartments: 926 (it was 784 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 4564 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lemhi County: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.9%), Educational, health and social services (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 22%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 71%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Lemhi County, Idaho:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  53.2 years
Idaho median age:  36.1 years
Males: 4,044  (50.8%)
Females: 3,924  (49.2%)
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Lemhi County,ID real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lemhi County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,623 ($30,185 in 1999)

This county:

$36,623
Idaho:

$51,807

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $424 (lower quartile is $254, upper quartile is $603)
This county:

$424
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $201,132 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Lemhi:

$201,132
Idaho:

$189,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $121,451 - $307,701

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $224,723
Here:

$224,723
State:

$239,614

Townhouses or other attached units: $162,814
Here:

$162,814
State:

$181,612

Mobile homes: $105,010
Here:

$105,010
State:

$67,846
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,002
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $306

Institutionalized population: 75

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: 7
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 10
  • Auto thefts: 1
Lemhi County, ID map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $163,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $905 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $860 (0.4%)

Lemhi County household income distribution in 2009 Lemhi County home values distribution Lemhi County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.9%
Lemhi County:

15.9%
Idaho:

14.4%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 53.2 years old
(Males: 52.2 years old, Females: 53.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.3 years old, Black residents: 1.9 years old, American Indian residents: 59.8 years old, Asian residents: 66.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.2 years old, Other race residents: 37.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lemhi County is $417 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $532 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $752 a month.

Cities in this county include: Salmon, Patterson, Leadore, Forney.

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

2012 air pollution in Lemhi County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 21.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Adams County , Keweenaw County, Michigan , Pine County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 66
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 140 (58.5% naturalized citizens)

Lemhi County:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 77
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 5
  • 1970 to 1979: 21
  • Before 1970: 41
Note: State values scaled to Lemhi County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.8%

Lemhi County marital status for males Lemhi County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,555
  • One, attached: 83
  • Two: 182
  • 3 or 4: 141
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 33
  • 20 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 696

Housing units in Lemhi County with a mortgage: 1,357 (16 second mortgage, 121 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,331

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lemhi County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,6095
Evangelical Protestant1,39812
Catholic3942
Mainline Protestant2374
None4,298-
Lemhi 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: 6
Lemhi County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

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

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

13.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lemhi County:

7.8%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Lemhi County:

26.1%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.6%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Lemhi County:

Average size of farms: 573 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $55,914
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $32.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,557
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.48%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.32%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,888
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.80
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.74%
Land in orchards: 23 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lemhi County-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 105% 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 155.7 miles away from Lemhi 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 60.3 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 361.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from the 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 45.1 miles away from Lemhi County center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 57.4 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 Wildfires, Incident Period: July 27, 2000 to September 26, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1341: September 01, 2000, FEMA Id: 1341, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Idaho ICE JAMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 17, 1984 to April 20, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-697: February 16, 1984, FEMA Id: 697, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Lemhi County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

  • Canada (27%)
  • Mexico (21%)
  • Japan (17%)
  • Ghana (10%)
  • Burma (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Poland (4%)

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

  • American (27%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

Lemhi County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,286 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 169 (5.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 38 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 184 (6.3%)
  • Worked at home: 217 (7.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,716.

7.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Idaho average:

7.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.78% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($13,724 average AGI)
4.67% relocated from other states ($30,194 average AGI)
Lemhi County:

4.67%
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  0.34% ($38,600 average AGI)
from Bannock County, ID  0.34% ($27,700)
from Custer County, ID  0.34% ($37,700)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Idaho average:

7.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.43% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($9,836 average AGI)
3.92% relocated to other states ($21,623 average AGI)
Lemhi County:

3.92%
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  0.49% ($19,357 average AGI)
to Bannock County, ID  0.35% ($22,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Lemhi County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Lemhi County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lemhi County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lemhi County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lemhi County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,818 (1,530 aged, 288 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 142 (8%)

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 Lemhi County, Idaho in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (121)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (93)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (80)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (52)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (49)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (40)
  • Congestive heart failure (38)
  • Unspecified renal failure (32)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (29)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,913
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 230
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,212

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 974
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 910
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,968
  • In family households: 6,065 (1,241 male householders, 956 female householders)
    1,925 spouses, 1,528 children (1,396 natural, 33 adopted, 100 stepchildren), 117 grandchildren, 33 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 91 other relatives, 125 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,700 (771 male householders (743 living alone)), 833 female householders (755 living alone)), 100 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 214

Size of family households: 1,586 2-persons, 248 3-persons, 187 4-persons, 145 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,498 1-person, 105 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

1,025 married couples with children.
232 single-parent households (80 men, 152 women).

98.1% of residents of Lemhi speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $63,753,000 ($8,153 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,190,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,829,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,241,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $74,000
Federal grants: $8,671,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,187,000 ($849,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,752,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $340,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,335,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,147,000

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

Births: 371
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 490
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +211
Here:

+27 per 1000 residents
State:

+43 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lemhi County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.91 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 186
  • 2000 to 2009: 665
  • 1990 to 1999: 897
  • 1980 to 1989: 438
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,025
  • 1960 to 1969: 289
  • 1950 to 1959: 367
  • 1940 to 1949: 172
  • 1939 or earlier: 705
Note: State values scaled to Lemhi population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lemhi County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lemhi County population
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 93
  • 4 rooms: 376
  • 5 rooms: 598
  • 6 rooms: 655
  • 7 rooms: 234
  • 8 rooms: 435
  • 9+ rooms: 203
  • 1 room: 56
  • 2 rooms: 39
  • 3 rooms: 105
  • 4 rooms: 448
  • 5 rooms: 225
  • 6 rooms: 83
  • 7 rooms: 63
  • 8 rooms: 68
  • 9+ rooms: 44
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lemhi County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lemhi County population
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 101
  • 2 bedrooms: 857
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,241
  • 4 bedrooms: 342
  • 5+ bedrooms: 92
  • no bedroom: 55
  • 1 bedroom: 231
  • 2 bedrooms: 512
  • 3 bedrooms: 236
  • 4 bedrooms: 42
  • 5+ bedrooms: 46
Cars and other vehicles available in Lemhi County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lemhi County population
  • no vehicle: 57
  • 1 vehicle: 566
  • 2 vehicles: 1,037
  • 3 vehicles: 657
  • 4 vehicles: 270
  • 5+ vehicles: 76
  • no vehicle: 150
  • 1 vehicle: 645
  • 2 vehicles: 264
  • 3 vehicles: 64
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

83% of Lemhi County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 22% lived in Idaho.

Lemhi County:

82.6%
State average:

82.3%

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

  • This state: 3,028
  • Other state: 4,767
  • Northeast: 390
  • Midwest: 998
  • South: 468
  • West: 2,905

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lemhi County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.2%)
  • Wood (35.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.7%)
  • Utility gas (4.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Electricity (47.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.9%)
  • Wood (19.4%)
  • Utility gas (4.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 111
Here:

20.7%
Idaho:

8.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 54
Here:

14.6%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

41.5%
Idaho:

22.6%

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)

Lemhi County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $5,579,000
    Regular Highways: $910,000
    Corrections - Other: $573,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Central Staff Services: $295,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $281,000
    Solid Waste Management: $232,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $144,000
    Health Services - Other: $136,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $66,000
    General Public Buildings: $65,000
    Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $29,000
    Fire Protection: $5,000
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $87,000
    Financial Administration: $37,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,768,000

Lemhi County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,579,000
    Solid Waste Management: $345,000
    All Other: $240,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $480,000
    Highways: $326,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $218,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
    Property Sale Other: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $968,000
    All Other: $405,000
    General Support: $374,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,244,000
    NEC: $80,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $61,000

Lemhi County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $385,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $340,000

Lemhi County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,600,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 164
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 149
  • Number of recipients under 18: 17
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 118
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 69
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 77
Lemhi County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lemhi County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Lemhi County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5975.7 years
Robert4571.0 years
William4476.7 years
Charles4175.9 years
James3570.4 years
Mary2883.5 years
George2679.5 years
Margaret2680.2 years
Frank2583.4 years
Richard2274.1 years
Most common last names in Lemhi County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3880.0 years
Miller2373.6 years
Brown1682.1 years
Johnson1676.9 years
Jones1179.0 years
Nelson973.6 years
Snook988.1 years
Aldous973.6 years
Allen879.6 years
Stricklan870.7 years
Businesses in Lemhi County, ID
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS4
Ford1

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