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Boundary County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2019: 12,322 (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: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Boundary County: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.7%), Retail trade (11.2%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Boundary County, ID (2019)
    • 11,08390.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6285.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1731.4%Two or more races
    • 1521.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1100.9%Asian alone
    • 680.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 630.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years
Males: 6,175  (50.1%)
Females: 6,147  (49.9%)
Average household size:
Boundary County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,481 ($31,250 in 1999)
This county:

$47,481
Idaho:

$60,999

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $506 (lower quartile is $381, upper quartile is $691)
This county:

$506
State:

$776


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $246,425 (it was $101,200 in 2000)
Boundary:

$246,425
Idaho:

$255,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $165,111 - $368,933
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,242
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $315

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:

  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2005: 138 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2006: 204 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 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
  • 2015: 51 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2016: 51 buildings, average cost: $239,100
  • 2017: 63 buildings, average cost: $239,700
  • 2018: 68 buildings, average cost: $239,900
  • 2019: 71 buildings, average cost: $235,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Boundary, ID residents
Average permit cost in Boundary, ID
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,397 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,175 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Boundary, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Boundary, ID in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Boundary, ID in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.4%
Boundary County:

16.4%
Idaho:

11.2%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.1% for Black residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.5% for American Indian residents, 6.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 45.7% for other race residents, 6.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.1 years old
(Males: 43.8 years old, Females: 44.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.8 years old, Black residents: 3.5 years old, American Indian residents: 43.6 years old, Asian residents: 21.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.6 years old, Other race residents: 14.7 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 November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Idaho:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 151
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 509 (44.1% naturalized citizens)

Boundary County:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1572010 or later
  • 712000 to 2009
  • 711990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 621970 to 1979
  • 117Before 1970

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: 4,479
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 145
  • 5 to 9: 168
  • 10 to 19: 104
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 77
  • Mobile homes: 554
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Boundary County with a mortgage: 1,966 (26 second mortgage, 132 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,838

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Boundary County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Idaho state average. It is 731% 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, 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 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 314.6 miles away from Boundary County center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 293.0 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4534, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Idaho Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: March 6, 2017 - March 28, 2017, FEMA Id: 4313, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Boundary

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,661 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 296 (6.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 57 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 188 (4.1%)
  • Worked at home: 397 (8.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (44%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • Norway (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Boundary County


  • American (21%)
  • German (14%)
  • European (12%)
  • English (8%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scandinavian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $48,251.

8.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.64%
Idaho average:

8.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.32% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($8,936 average AGI)
6.32% relocated from other states ($35,872 average AGI)
Boundary County:

6.32%
Idaho average:

4.74%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bonner County, ID  1.04% ($23,767 average AGI)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.80% ($40,818)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Idaho average:

7.05%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.64% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($22,301 average AGI)
2.29% relocated to other states ($19,041 average AGI)
Boundary County:

2.29%
Idaho average:

3.66%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bonner County, ID  1.23% ($32,041 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.83% ($38,727)

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 2019: 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 population in Boundary County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Boundary County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Boundary County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Boundary County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Boundary County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Boundary County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Boundary County, Idaho in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (78)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (22)
  • Congestive heart failure (10)

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: 12,322
  • Male householders: 2,755 (741 living alone), Female householders: 2,096 (697 living alone)
  • 2,587 spouses (2,587 opposite-sex spouses), 285 unmarried partners, (285 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,295 children (2,967 natural, 264 adopted, 80 stepchildren), 145 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 146 parents, 3 foster children, 427 other relatives, 440 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 114

Size of family households: 1,604 2-persons, 332 3-persons, 368 4-persons, 244 5-persons, 146 6-persons, 212 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,520 1-person, 238 2-persons, 81 5-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

1,979 married couples with children.
477 single-parent households (204 men, 273 women).

96.4% of residents of Boundary speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% 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:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Boundary County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Boundary County, Idaho
  • 1782014 or later
  • 1502010 to 2013
  • 1,0462000 to 2009
  • 1,1721990 to 1999
  • 7221980 to 1989
  • 9221970 to 1979
  • 2871960 to 1969
  • 2101950 to 1959
  • 2401940 to 1949
  • 6321939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Boundary County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Boundary County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Boundary County, Idaho
  • 1011 room
  • 1122 rooms
  • 563 rooms
  • 4804 rooms
  • 6525 rooms
  • 7736 rooms
  • 5417 rooms
  • 2728 rooms
  • 8359+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boundary County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boundary County, Idaho
  • 641 room
  • 1502 rooms
  • 2573 rooms
  • 1554 rooms
  • 1435 rooms
  • 1216 rooms
  • 767 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 1099+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Boundary County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Boundary County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Boundary County, Idaho
  • 137no bedroom
  • 991 bedroom
  • 6602 bedrooms
  • 1,9103 bedrooms
  • 7114 bedrooms
  • 2785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boundary County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boundary County, Idaho
  • 69no bedroom
  • 2491 bedroom
  • 4042 bedrooms
  • 2243 bedrooms
  • 994 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Boundary County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Boundary County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boundary County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 105no vehicle
  • 6231 vehicle
  • 1,3732 vehicles
  • 1,0993 vehicles
  • 3824 vehicles
  • 2455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Boundary County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boundary County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 124no vehicle
  • 3911 vehicle
  • 3872 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles

88.2% of Boundary County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Idaho.

Boundary County:

88.2%
State average:

82.8%

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

  • This state: 3,902
  • Other state: 7,693
  • Northeast: 486
  • Midwest: 1,273
  • South: 766
  • West: 5,143
Year householders moved into unit in Boundary County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Boundary County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.9%Utility gas
  • 31.2%Wood
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 23.9%Wood
  • 15.4%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 514
Here:

37.8%
Idaho:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 116
Here:

16.4%
Idaho:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

38.1%
Idaho:

26.3%

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

Boundary County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $877,000
    Other: $763,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,657,000
    Police Protection: $4,024,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,749,000
    Regular Highways: $2,388,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,854,000
    General - Other: $1,040,000
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $476,000
    Health - Other: $344,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $983,000
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $817,000
    Hospitals: $336,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,762,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,489,000
    General Local Government Support: $871,000
    Health and Hospitals: $807,000
    Other: $162,000
    Public Welfare: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,297,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $455,000

Boundary County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $877,000
    Other: $763,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,657,000
    Police Protection: $4,024,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,749,000
    Regular Highways: $2,388,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,854,000
    General - Other: $1,040,000
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $476,000
    Health - Other: $344,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $983,000
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $817,000
    Hospitals: $336,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,762,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,489,000
    General Local Government Support: $871,000
    Health and Hospitals: $807,000
    Other: $162,000
    Public Welfare: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,297,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $455,000

Boundary County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $877,000
    Other: $763,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,657,000
    Police Protection: $4,024,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,749,000
    Regular Highways: $2,388,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,854,000
    General - Other: $1,040,000
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $476,000
    Health - Other: $344,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $983,000
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $817,000
    Hospitals: $336,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,762,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,489,000
    General Local Government Support: $871,000
    Health and Hospitals: $807,000
    Other: $162,000
    Public Welfare: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,297,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $455,000

Boundary County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $877,000
    Other: $763,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,657,000
    Police Protection: $4,024,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,749,000
    Regular Highways: $2,388,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,854,000
    General - Other: $1,040,000
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $476,000
    Health - Other: $344,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $983,000
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $817,000
    Hospitals: $336,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,762,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,489,000
    General Local Government Support: $871,000
    Health and Hospitals: $807,000
    Other: $162,000
    Public Welfare: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,297,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $455,000

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
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

Boundary County on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"