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Shoshone County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2019: 13,117 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 13,771 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,175
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,842
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,286
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,588 (it was 1,620 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 2634 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Shoshone County: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (20.1%), Educational, health and social services (17.3%), Retail trade (17.1%), Construction (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Shoshone County, ID (2019)
    • 11,90991.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4783.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3632.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2451.9%Two or more races
    • 460.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 90.07%Asian alone
    • 30.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

47.9 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years
Males: 6,568  (50.1%)
Females: 6,549  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
Shoshone County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,067 ($28,535 in 1999)
This county:

$43,067
Idaho:

$60,999

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $546 (lower quartile is $414, upper quartile is $774)
This county:

$546
State:

$776


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $153,745 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Shoshone:

$153,745
Idaho:

$255,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,705 - $225,653

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $199,590
Here:

$199,590
State:

$327,480

Townhouses or other attached units: $157,802
Here:

$157,802
State:

$252,152

In 2-unit structures: $150,331
Here:

$150,331
State:

$299,214

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $197,885
Here:

$197,885
State:

$220,655

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $440,534
Here:

$440,534
State:

$363,253

Mobile homes: $62,289
Here:

$62,289
State:

$84,996

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $99,887
Here:

$99,887
State:

$70,326

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,057
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $348

Institutionalized population: 160

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 71
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 42
  • Burglaries: 50
  • Thefts: 106
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $47,900
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $260,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $235,100
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2019: 29 buildings, average cost: $185,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Shoshone, ID residents
Average permit cost in Shoshone, ID
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,240 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,088 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Shoshone, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shoshone, ID in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Shoshone, ID in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.5%
Shoshone County:

16.5%
Idaho:

11.2%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.8% for Black residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.3% for American Indian residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.9 years old
(Males: 46.1 years old, Females: 49.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.2 years old, Black residents: 40.4 years old, American Indian residents: 51.5 years old, Asian residents: 62.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.0 years old, Other race residents: 44.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shoshone County is $417 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $662 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kellogg, Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Smelterville, Murray, Avery-Clarkia, Wardner.

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

2018 air pollution in Shoshone County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Island County, Washington , Mason County, Washington , Whatcom County, Washington .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.7%
Idaho:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 285
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 148 (51.7% naturalized citizens)

Shoshone County:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 502010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 371990 to 1999
  • 311980 to 1989
  • 251970 to 1979
  • 152Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.5%

Shoshone County marital status for males Shoshone County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,586
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 115
  • 3 or 4: 282
  • 5 to 9: 134
  • 10 to 19: 105
  • 20 to 49: 237
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 870
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 56

Housing units in Shoshone County with a mortgage: 1,963 (11 second mortgage, 98 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,117

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

64.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shoshone County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,46315
Catholic7043
Other6875
Mainline Protestant3755
None9,536-
Shoshone 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: 7
Shoshone County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Shoshone County:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

10.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shoshone County:

8.5%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Shoshone County:

29.3%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Shoshone County:

Average size of farms: 94 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $1,929
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $31.16
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $8,696
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.61%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,571
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 62 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.06

Earthquake activity:

Shoshone County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 928% 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 325.3 miles away from Shoshone 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 255.1 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 302.9 miles away from the county center, causing $80,000,000 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 209.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 307.8 miles away from Shoshone 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 314.2 miles away from the county center
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 Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 31, 2011 to April 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1987: May 20, 2011, FEMA Id: 1987, Natural disaster type: Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Idaho Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2008 to June 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1781: July 31, 2008, FEMA Id: 1781, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Shoshone County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Shoshone

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,952 (77.9%)
  • Carpooled: 350 (6.9%)
  • Bus: 19 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 57 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 363 (7.2%)
  • Worked at home: 310 (6.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (36%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Jamaica (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Taiwan (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Denmark (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shoshone County


  • German (17%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • European (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 132 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
60 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,554.

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Idaho average:

8.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.54% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($13,539 average AGI)
3.71% relocated from other states ($27,251 average AGI)
Shoshone County:

3.71%
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 Kootenai County, ID  1.77% ($36,948 average AGI)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Idaho average:

7.05%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.79% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($22,831 average AGI)
2.11% relocated to other states ($12,898 average AGI)
Shoshone County:

2.11%
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 Kootenai County, ID  2.75% ($36,311 average AGI)
to Spokane County, WA  0.53% ($42,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Births per 1000 population in Shoshone County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Shoshone County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Shoshone County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shoshone County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Shoshone County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shoshone County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shoshone County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shoshone County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Shoshone County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,111 (2,415 aged, 696 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 179 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (293)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (273)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (207)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (74)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (41)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (12)
  • Emphysema, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,984
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 195
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,569

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 935
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,452
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 65
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,117
  • Male householders: 2,734 (956 living alone), Female householders: 2,948 (679 living alone)
  • 2,847 spouses (2,818 opposite-sex spouses), 365 unmarried partners, (362 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,841 children (2,568 natural, 60 adopted, 211 stepchildren), 383 grandchildren, 144 brothers or sisters, 59 parents, 0 foster children, 187 other relatives, 350 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 303

Size of family households: 2,187 2-persons, 614 3-persons, 385 4-persons, 216 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 66 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,719 1-person, 296 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 31 4-persons.

1,468 married couples with children.
696 single-parent households (221 men, 475 women).

95.5% of residents of Shoshone speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (31% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (19% speak English very well, 81% speak English well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (36% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $104,511,000 ($8,148 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,211,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $49,015,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,171,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,000
Federal grants: $18,413,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,739,000 ($7,189,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,169,000 ($89,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $24,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,562,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,526,000

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

Births: 699
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 857
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +28
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -468
Here -36 per 1000 residents
State +43 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Shoshone County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.41 millions of gallons per day (42% from ground, 58% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • 1012014 or later
  • 312010 to 2013
  • 3832000 to 2009
  • 5951990 to 1999
  • 3721980 to 1989
  • 1,1771970 to 1979
  • 7461960 to 1969
  • 8481950 to 1959
  • 7381940 to 1949
  • 2,2781939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shoshone County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • 31 room
  • 782 rooms
  • 1683 rooms
  • 6354 rooms
  • 8345 rooms
  • 8586 rooms
  • 6087 rooms
  • 4338 rooms
  • 4499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • 601 room
  • 912 rooms
  • 2193 rooms
  • 3684 rooms
  • 3735 rooms
  • 2346 rooms
  • 1537 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 509+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shoshone County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1871 bedroom
  • 1,1522 bedrooms
  • 1,7733 bedrooms
  • 7564 bedrooms
  • 1385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shoshone County, Idaho
  • 68no bedroom
  • 3431 bedroom
  • 6742 bedrooms
  • 3783 bedrooms
  • 1374 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Shoshone County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Shoshone County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shoshone County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 109no vehicle
  • 8541 vehicle
  • 1,7672 vehicles
  • 7973 vehicles
  • 3244 vehicles
  • 1935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Shoshone County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shoshone County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 257no vehicle
  • 6211 vehicle
  • 5402 vehicles
  • 1573 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles

81.7% of Shoshone County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Idaho.

Shoshone County:

81.7%
State average:

82.8%

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

  • This state: 5,967
  • Other state: 6,960
  • Northeast: 339
  • Midwest: 1,217
  • South: 840
  • West: 4,544
Year householders moved into unit in Shoshone County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shoshone County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 17.7%Wood
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 42.6%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 45
Here:

4.9%
Idaho:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

3.7%
Idaho:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

19.8%
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

Shoshone County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $892,000
    Other: $508,000
    Hospital Public: $58,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,085,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,810,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,014,000
    Financial Administration: $728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $698,000
    Corrections - Other: $672,000
    Regular Highways: $570,000
    Central Staff Services: $558,000
    General Public Buildings: $404,000
    Health - Other: $383,000
    Local Fire Protection: $274,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
    General - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $429,000
    General Local Government Support: $229,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $536,000
    Other: $293,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $204,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Sale of Property: $51,000
    Rents: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,943,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,440,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,299,000
    Other: $205,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,347,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $139,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,498,000

Shoshone County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $892,000
    Other: $508,000
    Hospital Public: $58,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,085,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,810,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,014,000
    Financial Administration: $728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $698,000
    Corrections - Other: $672,000
    Regular Highways: $570,000
    Central Staff Services: $558,000
    General Public Buildings: $404,000
    Health - Other: $383,000
    Local Fire Protection: $274,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
    General - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $429,000
    General Local Government Support: $229,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $536,000
    Other: $293,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $204,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Sale of Property: $51,000
    Rents: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,943,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,440,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,299,000
    Other: $205,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,347,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $139,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,498,000

Shoshone County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $892,000
    Other: $508,000
    Hospital Public: $58,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,085,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,810,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,014,000
    Financial Administration: $728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $698,000
    Corrections - Other: $672,000
    Regular Highways: $570,000
    Central Staff Services: $558,000
    General Public Buildings: $404,000
    Health - Other: $383,000
    Local Fire Protection: $274,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
    General - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $429,000
    General Local Government Support: $229,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $536,000
    Other: $293,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $204,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Sale of Property: $51,000
    Rents: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,943,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,440,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,299,000
    Other: $205,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,347,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $139,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,498,000

Shoshone County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $892,000
    Other: $508,000
    Hospital Public: $58,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,085,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,810,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,014,000
    Financial Administration: $728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $698,000
    Corrections - Other: $672,000
    Regular Highways: $570,000
    Central Staff Services: $558,000
    General Public Buildings: $404,000
    Health - Other: $383,000
    Local Fire Protection: $274,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
    General - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $429,000
    General Local Government Support: $229,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $536,000
    Other: $293,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $204,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Sale of Property: $51,000
    Rents: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,943,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,440,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,299,000
    Other: $205,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,347,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $139,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,498,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 425
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 399
  • Number of recipients under 18: 37
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 324
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 64
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 144
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 188
Most common first names in Shoshone County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13574.9 years
William12073.0 years
Mary8479.7 years
James7970.5 years
Robert6968.1 years
Charles6870.9 years
George6472.8 years
Frank4476.6 years
Margaret4376.9 years
Helen4278.5 years
Most common last names in Shoshone County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6573.5 years
Smith4477.1 years
Wilson3173.4 years
Nelson2874.4 years
Williams2476.4 years
Clark2473.7 years
Anderson2374.1 years
Miller2272.4 years
White2071.1 years
Davis1972.0 years
Businesses in Shoshone County, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1True Value2
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
FedEx3UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Shoshone County on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"