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Lemhi County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2019: 8,163 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lemhi County: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.1%), Retail trade (15.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Lemhi County, ID (2019)
    • 7,58093.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2853.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2433.0%Two or more races
    • 200.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 70.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.04%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

52.8 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years
Males: 4,158  (50.9%)
Females: 4,005  (49.1%)
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Average household size:
Lemhi County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,999 ($30,185 in 1999)
This county:

$42,999
Idaho:

$60,999

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $568 (lower quartile is $401, upper quartile is $729)
This county:

$568
State:

$776


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $212,767 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Lemhi:

$212,767
Idaho:

$255,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $138,679 - $355,632

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $279,331
Here:

$279,331
State:

$327,480

Townhouses or other attached units: $203,164
Here:

$203,164
State:

$252,152

Mobile homes: $135,531
Here:

$135,531
State:

$84,996

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,177
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $299

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:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $10,000
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 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
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2017: 30 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2018: 32 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2019: 49 buildings, average cost: $130,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lemhi, ID residents
Average permit cost in Lemhi, ID
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,207 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $833 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Lemhi, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lemhi, ID in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lemhi, ID in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.3%
Lemhi County:

10.3%
Idaho:

11.2%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 52.8 years old
(Males: 53.5 years old, Females: 52.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.7 years old, Black residents: 56.4 years old, American Indian residents: 35.1 years old, Asian residents: 68.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.0 years old, Other race residents: 47.8 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

2018 air pollution in Lemhi County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Idaho:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 66
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 176 (45.0% naturalized citizens)

Lemhi County:

2.2%
Whole state:

5.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 172010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 41Before 1970

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: 3,887
  • One, attached: 56
  • Two: 169
  • 3 or 4: 86
  • 5 to 9: 69
  • 10 to 19: 15
  • 20 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 759

Housing units in Lemhi County with a mortgage: 1,486 (38 second mortgage, 71 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,480

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lemhi County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1127% 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 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from the county center
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 Lemhi 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 the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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 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 (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lemhi

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,218 (72.0%)
  • Carpooled: 364 (11.8%)
  • Bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 33 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 155 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 311 (10.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Zimbabwe (29%)
  • Canada (19%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (16%)
  • Chile (8%)
  • Spain (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lemhi County


  • American (20%)
  • English (13%)
  • German (12%)
  • British (4%)
  • Scandinavian (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Irish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $46,884.

6.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Idaho average:

8.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.27% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($25,321 average AGI)
4.27% relocated from other states ($41,772 average AGI)
Lemhi County:

4.27%
Idaho average:

4.74%

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


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Idaho average:

7.05%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.53% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($14,500 average AGI)
3.08% relocated to other states ($30,146 average AGI)
Lemhi County:

3.08%
Idaho average:

3.66%

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

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 2019: 12.4

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 population in Lemhi County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lemhi County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lemhi County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lemhi County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lemhi County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lemhi County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (77)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

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: 8,163
  • Male householders: 1,993 (827 living alone), Female householders: 1,737 (558 living alone)
  • 1,838 spouses (1,838 opposite-sex spouses), 176 unmarried partners, (176 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,767 children (1,674 natural, 43 adopted, 48 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 85 brothers or sisters, 54 parents, 0 foster children, 130 other relatives, 97 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 202

Size of family households: 1,329 2-persons, 300 3-persons, 201 4-persons, 91 5-persons, 130 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,455 1-person, 97 2-persons, 4 3-persons.

1,102 married couples with children.
279 single-parent households (65 men, 214 women).

98.4% of residents of Lemhi speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 52% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 42% speak English 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:

6.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • 642014 or later
  • 2512010 to 2013
  • 6882000 to 2009
  • 6841990 to 1999
  • 5391980 to 1989
  • 1,1821970 to 1979
  • 3481960 to 1969
  • 3291950 to 1959
  • 2541940 to 1949
  • 5671939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lemhi County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • 161 room
  • 552 rooms
  • 843 rooms
  • 5124 rooms
  • 5325 rooms
  • 6226 rooms
  • 4887 rooms
  • 2278 rooms
  • 4269+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • 131 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 793 rooms
  • 2484 rooms
  • 1575 rooms
  • 1436 rooms
  • 247 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lemhi County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1521 bedroom
  • 9622 bedrooms
  • 1,0993 bedrooms
  • 4594 bedrooms
  • 2195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • 13no bedroom
  • 1201 bedroom
  • 3752 bedrooms
  • 2333 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lemhi County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lemhi County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lemhi County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 71no vehicle
  • 4911 vehicle
  • 9562 vehicles
  • 7803 vehicles
  • 4604 vehicles
  • 2385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lemhi County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lemhi County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 93no vehicle
  • 2561 vehicle
  • 3752 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

81.9% of Lemhi County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Idaho.

Lemhi County:

81.9%
State average:

82.8%

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

  • This state: 3,342
  • Other state: 4,613
  • Northeast: 239
  • Midwest: 808
  • South: 392
  • West: 3,157
Year householders moved into unit in Lemhi County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lemhi County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 30.6%Wood
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.1%Wood
  • 44.9%Electricity
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 74
Here:

12.0%
Idaho:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

4.5%
Idaho:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

17.8%
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

Lemhi County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,495,000
    Other: $535,000
    Solid Waste Management: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $323,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,279,000
    Regular Highways: $1,548,000
    General - Other: $996,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $823,000
    Correctional Institutions: $804,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $442,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $284,000
    Corrections - Other: $184,000
    Health - Other: $172,000
    General Public Buildings: $160,000
    Central Staff Services: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,545,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,135,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $410,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $972,000
    General Revenue - Other: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $382,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $836,000
    General - Other: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Regular Highways: $57,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,497,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,247,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $563,000
    Other: $274,000
    Public Welfare: $101,000
    Education: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    Other License: $78,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $273,000

Lemhi County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,495,000
    Other: $535,000
    Solid Waste Management: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $323,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,279,000
    Regular Highways: $1,548,000
    General - Other: $996,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $823,000
    Correctional Institutions: $804,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $442,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $284,000
    Corrections - Other: $184,000
    Health - Other: $172,000
    General Public Buildings: $160,000
    Central Staff Services: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,545,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,135,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $410,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $972,000
    General Revenue - Other: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $382,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $836,000
    General - Other: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Regular Highways: $57,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,497,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,247,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $563,000
    Other: $274,000
    Public Welfare: $101,000
    Education: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    Other License: $78,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $273,000

Lemhi County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,495,000
    Other: $535,000
    Solid Waste Management: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $323,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,279,000
    Regular Highways: $1,548,000
    General - Other: $996,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $823,000
    Correctional Institutions: $804,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $442,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $284,000
    Corrections - Other: $184,000
    Health - Other: $172,000
    General Public Buildings: $160,000
    Central Staff Services: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,545,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,135,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $410,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $972,000
    General Revenue - Other: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $382,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $836,000
    General - Other: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Regular Highways: $57,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,497,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,247,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $563,000
    Other: $274,000
    Public Welfare: $101,000
    Education: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    Other License: $78,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $273,000

Lemhi County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,495,000
    Other: $535,000
    Solid Waste Management: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $323,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,279,000
    Regular Highways: $1,548,000
    General - Other: $996,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $823,000
    Correctional Institutions: $804,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $442,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $284,000
    Corrections - Other: $184,000
    Health - Other: $172,000
    General Public Buildings: $160,000
    Central Staff Services: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,545,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,135,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $410,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $972,000
    General Revenue - Other: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $382,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $836,000
    General - Other: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Regular Highways: $57,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,497,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,247,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $563,000
    Other: $274,000
    Public Welfare: $101,000
    Education: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    Other License: $78,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $273,000

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
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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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"