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Demographics Analysis

The people of Challis City, Idaho give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Challis City, Idaho)

Male:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 9 years : 22

10 to 14 years : 30

15 to 17 years : 23

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 0

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 64

25 to 29 years : 42

30 to 34 years : 24

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 37

45 to 49 years : 57

50 to 54 years : 55

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 26

65 and 66 years : 26

67 to 69 years : 2

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 13

80 to 84 years : 21

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 71

5 to 9 years : 35

10 to 14 years : 20

15 to 17 years : 22

18 and 19 years : 39

20 years : 0

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 57

25 to 29 years : 13

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 29

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 40

50 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 33

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 13

80 to 84 years : 25

85 years and over : 11


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Challis City, Idaho)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 460

Multiple ancestry : 587

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 60


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Challis City, Idaho)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,070

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 2

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Challis City, Idaho)

Total:

Under 5 years : 92

5 to 17 years : 152

18 to 24 years : 182

25 to 34 years : 100

35 to 44 years : 135

45 to 54 years : 169

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 55

75 years and over : 83

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 82

5 to 17 years : 81

18 to 24 years : 105

25 to 34 years : 31

35 to 44 years : 66

45 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 45

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 19

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 67

18 to 24 years : 77

25 to 34 years : 62

35 to 44 years : 45

45 to 54 years : 120

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 42

75 years and over : 62

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 2

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 24

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Challis City, Idaho)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 202

Female : 315

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 325

Female : 228

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 2

Foreign born:

Male : 30

Female : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Challis City, Idaho)

Born in state of residence : 510

Born in other state in the United States : 522

Native: born outside the United States : 2

Foreign born : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Challis City, Idaho)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 57

Now married, except separated : 263

Divorced : 41

Separated : 0

Widowed : 18

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 149

Now married, except separated : 232

Divorced : 63

Separated : 0

Widowed : 52

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 2

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 31

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Challis City, Idaho)

Speak only English : 970

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 39

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Challis City, Idaho

  • English: 154   (17.2%)
  • German: 148   (16.5%)
  • Irish: 139   (15.5%)
  • United States Or American: 71   (7.9%)
  • Other Groups: 69   (7.7%)
  • Italian: 39   (4.4%)
  • Norwegian: 38   (4.2%)
  • Danish: 33   (3.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 26   (2.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 26   (2.9%)
  • Welsh: 19   (2.1%)
  • Swedish: 19   (2.1%)
  • French Canadian: 13   (1.5%)
  • Finnish: 13   (1.5%)
  • Dutch: 13   (1.5%)
  • Polish: 13   (1.5%)
  • Romanian: 11   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 11   (1.2%)
  • Czech: 10   (1.1%)
  • Slavic: 4   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 4   (0.4%)
  • European: 4   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Basque: 3   (0.3%)
  • Slovene: 3   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 2   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Challis City, Idaho is 1,107



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Challis City, Idaho: 557
Female Population in Challis City, Idaho: 550


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Challis City, Idaho: 39.8
Median Female Resident Age in Challis City, Idaho: 30.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Idaho is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Challis City, Idaho


White


Both sexes

42.6

Male

40.3

Female

44.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

16.5

Male

16.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.8

Male

56.5

Female

39.5

Asian


Both sexes

5.8

Male

5.8

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

33.5

Male

31.0

Female

44.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

42.0

Male

39.5

Female

44.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

29.0

Male

28.5

Female

31.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.3

Male

40.9

Female

45.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Challis City, Idaho


  • White: 1,053
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 10
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 22
  • Two or More Races: 22



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Challis City, Idaho citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Challis City, Idaho

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (5.9%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (0.98%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (2.95%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (3.93%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (4.92%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 106   (34.75%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 18   (5.9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 42   (13.77%)
  • Associate Degree: 11   (3.61%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 61   (20%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (2.95%)
  • Professional School Degree: 1   (0.33%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.63%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 9   (2.83%)
  • 9th Grade: 12   (3.77%)
  • 10th Grade: 17   (5.35%)
  • 11th Grade: 16   (5.03%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (2.2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 118   (37.11%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 34   (10.69%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 51   (16.04%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (2.83%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 34   (10.69%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (1.57%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.63%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Challis City, Idaho

  • Challis Joint District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 304, Challis, ID 83226, Phone: (208) 879-4231, Students: 448 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Challis City, Idaho

  • Challis Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 304, Challis, ID 83226, Phone: (208) 879-2439, Students: 175 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Challis City, Idaho

  • Challis Jr-sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 304, Challis, ID 83226, Phone: (208) 879-2255, Students: 224 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Challis City, Idaho

  • Challis Public


    531 Main St, Challis, ID 83226

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Challis City, Idaho


  • North Custer Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 776, Challis, ID 83226

  • The Yankee Fork Gold Dredge Association Inc


    Po Box 1321, Challis, ID 83226

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Challis City, Idaho affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Challis City, Idaho.

Area Features of Challis City, Idaho


Airport


(1) Challis Airport   (2) Flying Joseph Ranch Airport  

Basin


(1) Bear Wallow   (2) Bradshaw Basin   (3) Corral Basin   (4) Crane Basin   (5) Horse Basin   (6) Sheep Pen Basin   (7) Spring Basin   (8) Spud Basin   (9) The Paint Pot   (10) Wino Basin  

Building


(1) Bureau Of Land Management Challis Field Office   (2) Challis Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Custer County Sheriff S Office  

Civil


(1) Challis Division   (2) City Of Challis  

Dam


(1) Bar D Dam  

Flat


(1) Antelope Flat   (2) Bradbury Flat   (3) Little Antelope Flat  

Gap


(1) Doublespring Pass   (2) Horseheaven Pass  

Lake


(1) Herd Lake   (2) Quake Lake   (3) Red Lake  

Locale


(1) Carlson Ranch Historical   (2) Challis District Ranger Station   (3) Custer County Fairgrounds Historical   (4) Doublespring Ranch   (5) Earthquake Visitors Information Center   (6) Jarvis Ranch Historical   (7) Land Of The Yankee Fork Historic Area Interpretive Center   (8) Lone Pine Ranch Historical   (9) Penal Gulch Access Area   (10) Swauger Ranch Historical  

Park


(1) Land Of The Yankee Fork State Park National Forest Historic Area  

Pillar


(1) Garrett Rock   (2) Rock Of Ages  

Populated Place


(1) Challis   (2) Dickey   (3) Garden City Historical   (4) Goldburg  

Range


(1) Donkey Hills   (2) Pahsimeroi Mountains   (3) White Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Carlson Lake   (2) Grouse Creek Lake  

School


(1) Challis Elementary School   (2) Challis Junior-senior High School   (3) Goldburg School Historical  

Spring


(1) Baby Creek Spring   (2) Bear Wallow Spring   (3) Birch Springs   (4) Bradshaw Spring   (5) Challis Hot Springs   (6) Dean Spring   (7) Doublespring   (8) Douglas Spring   (9) Dry Creek Spring Number 1   (10) Freighter Spring   (11) Gooseberry Spring   (12) Gossi Spring   (13) Horse Basin Spring Number 1   (14) Horse Basin Spring Number 2   (15) Horse Spring   (16) Iron Spring   (17) Jenson Cabin Spring   (18) Johnston Spring   (19) Lone Pine Spring   (20) Long Creek Spring   (21) Middle Spring   (22) Mud Spring   (23) Mule Spring   (24) Opal Spring   (25) Pecks Canyon Spring   (26) Philips Spring   (27) Poison Spring   (28) Poison Springs   (29) Rattlesnake Spring   (30) Rock Spring   (31) Rosebrior Spring   (32) Scratching Post Spring   (33) Short Creek Spring Number 1   (34) Short Creek Spring Number 2   (35) Short Creek Spring Number 3   (36) Sorrel Spring   (37) Spar Mountain Spring   (38) Squaw Creek Spring   (39) Summit Spring   (40) Tub Spring   (41) Warm Spring   (42) West Spring  

Stream


(1) Baby Creek   (2) Bear Creek   (3) Birch Creek   (4) Broken Wagon Creek   (5) Buck Creek   (6) Burnt Creek   (7) Camp Creek   (8) Cedar Creek   (9) Challis Creek   (10) Corral Basin Creek   (11) Donkey Creek   (12) Doublespring Creek   (13) East Fork Pahsimeroi River   (14) Elbow Creek   (15) Elkhorn Creek   (16) Garden Creek   (17) Gooseberry Creek   (18) Hannah Slough   (19) Hole-in-rock Creek   (20) Horse Basin Creek   (21) Lime Creek   (22) Lone Pine Creek   (23) Long Creek   (24) Mahogany Creek   (25) Mcgowan Creek   (26) Mill Creek   (27) Mosqueto Creek   (28) Mosquito Creek   (29) North Fork Sage Creek   (30) Rock Creek   (31) Sage Creek   (32) Sheep Creek   (33) Short Creek   (34) Squaw Creek   (35) Warm Spring Creek   (36) West Fork Pahsimeroi River   (37) Willow Creek  

Summit


(1) Anderson Peak   (2) Borah Peak   (3) Dickey Peak   (4) Grouse Creek Mountain   (5) Lone Pine Peak   (6) Mahogany Hill   (7) Meadow Peak   (8) Red Hill   (9) Spring Hill   (10) Squawtit   (11) Table Mountain   (12) Taylor Mountain   (13) Willow Creek Summit  

Swamp


(1) Thousand Springs  

Valley


(1) Arentson Gulch   (2) Bradbury Gulch   (3) Cayuse Canyon   (4) Christian Gulch   (5) Dead Cat Canyon   (6) Devil Canyon   (7) Dry Canyon   (8) Dry Gulch   (9) Grand View Canyon   (10) Leaton Gulch   (11) Mud Spring Canyon   (12) Mulkey Gulch   (13) Penwell Gulch   (14) Rock Spring Canyon   (15) Round Valley  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Challis City, Idaho

83226 (pop. 2,328)


Cities Nearby Challis City, Idaho

Challis City, ID  (pop. 1,107) 0.0 Miles
Challis Ccd, ID  (pop. 2,643) 11.4 Miles
Clayton City, ID  (pop. 5) 18.9 Miles
Patterson Ccd, ID  (pop. 787) 24.7 Miles
Stanley Ccd, ID  (pop. 307) 33.4 Miles
Stanley City, ID  (pop. 47) 40.3 Miles
Leadore Ccd, ID  (pop. 520) 44.0 Miles
Leadore City, ID  (pop. 62) 44.4 Miles
Mackay Ccd, ID  (pop. 1,179) 44.4 Miles
Salmon City, ID  (pop. 3,130) 49.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Challis City, Idaho

208



Elevation in Challis City, Idaho is 5,213.0 ft. (1,589.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Challis City, Idaho

Lat: 44.504260 N        Long: -114.228279 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Challis City, Idaho need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Idaho

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.87 4.25 2.62 4.65 0.00 3.80
  Total Electric Industry 4.87 4.25 2.62 4.65 0.00 3.80
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.88 4.24 2.62 4.83 0.00 3.84
  Total Electric Industry 4.88 4.24 2.62 4.83 0.00 3.84
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.93 4.30 2.72 4.43 0.00 3.87
  Total Electric Industry 4.93 4.30 2.72 4.43 0.00 3.87
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.99 4.42 2.81 4.99 0.00 4.00
  Total Electric Industry 4.99 4.42 2.81 4.99 0.00 4.00
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.09 4.37 2.82 4.64 0.00 4.00
  Total Electric Industry 5.09 4.37 2.82 4.64 0.00 4.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.33 4.48 2.81 5.13 0.00 4.09
  Total Electric Industry 5.33 4.48 2.81 5.13 0.00 4.09
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.28 4.26 2.68 4.79 0.00 3.96
  Total Electric Industry 5.28 4.26 2.68 4.79 0.00 3.96
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.15 4.17 2.60 4.68 0.00 3.87
  Total Electric Industry 5.15 4.17 2.60 4.68 0.00 3.87
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.28 4.34 2.77 4.59 0.00 4.02
  Total Electric Industry 5.28 4.34 2.77 4.59 0.00 4.02
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 1.55 0.00 0.00 1.55
  Full-Service Providers 5.26 4.20 2.74 4.47 0.00 3.98
  Total Electric Industry 5.26 4.20 2.63 4.47 0.00 3.89
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.39 4.24 3.11 4.13 0.00 4.17
  Total Electric Industry 5.39 4.24 3.11 4.13 0.00 4.17
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.01 5.13 3.71 4.66 0.00 4.92
  Total Electric Industry 6.01 5.13 3.71 4.66 0.00 4.92
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 5.71 4.34 5.18 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 5.71 4.34 5.18 0.00 5.58
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 6.24 5.56 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.24 5.56 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.22
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.01
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.10 5.37 3.84 0.00 0.00 4.98
  Total Electric Industry 6.10 5.37 3.82 0.00 0.00 4.97
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 5.42 3.91 0.00 0.00 5.12
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 5.42 3.91 0.00 0.00 5.12
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 6.21 5.16 3.61 0.00 0.00 4.92
  Total Electric Industry 6.21 5.16 3.61 0.00 0.00 4.92

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Challis City, Idaho

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 28   (7.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 13   (3.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 19   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 24   (6.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 19   (5.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 43   (11.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 77   (20.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 47   (12.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 21   (5.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 25   (6.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 9   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 23   (6.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 13   (3.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Challis City, Idaho)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 298

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 77

In 3-person carpool : 35

In 4-person carpool : 34

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 12

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 13

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 6

Walked : 92

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 21


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Challis City, Idaho)

Less than 5 minutes : 159

5 to 9 minutes : 139

10 to 14 minutes : 25

15 to 19 minutes : 65

20 to 24 minutes : 14

25 to 29 minutes : 17

30 to 34 minutes : 7

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 32

45 to 59 minutes : 48

60 to 89 minutes : 61

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Challis City, Idaho)

With Social Security income : 155

No Social Security income : 390


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Challis City, Idaho)

With retirement income : 100

No retirement income : 445


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Challis City, Idaho)

Less than $10,000 : 45

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 49

$30,000 to $34,999 : 24

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 27

$60,000 to $74,999 : 26

$75,000 to $99,999 : 43

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Challis City, Idaho)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $36,016


(updated 2009)



FM Radio Stations Near Challis City, Idaho

  • NEW (94.5 FM; Challis, ID; Owner: Skywest Media L.l.c.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Challis City, Idaho

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 43  (20.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 18  (8.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 28  (13.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (2.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 83  (39.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 68  (38.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 49  (28.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 47  (26.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 100 Farms In Challis City, Idaho


(updated 2008)



Banks In Challis City, Idaho

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Challis City, Idaho

  • Challis Airport


    (about 1.1 miles in Challis, Idaho; Airport Code: QCG)

  • Challis Airport


    (about 1.4 miles in Challis, Idaho; Airport Code: CHL)

  • Bernard Usfs


    (about 41.2 miles in North Fork, Idaho; Airport Code: VWP)

  • Lemhi County


    (about 45.7 miles in Salmon, Idaho; Airport Code: SMN)

  • Indian Creek Usfs


    (about 46.7 miles in Mccall, Idaho; Airport Code: QBT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Challis City, Idaho

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

60.53%

Carpooled

24.74%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.32%

Walked

8.16%

Other Means

2.11%

Worked At Home

3.16%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Challis City, Idaho, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Challis City, Idaho)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 249

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 13

Female householder, no husband present : 65

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 176

Householder not living alone : 42


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Challis City, Idaho)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 13

All other households : 532


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Challis City, Idaho)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 210

Renter-occupied housing units : 39

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 39

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 128

Renter-occupied housing units : 90


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Challis City, Idaho)

Less than $10,000 : 99

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 66

$30,000 to $34,999 : 27

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $44,999 : 19

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 38

$60,000 to $74,999 : 36

$75,000 to $99,999 : 49

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 18

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Challis City, Idaho)

Total : 646


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Challis City, Idaho)

Occupied : 545

Vacant : 101


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Challis City, Idaho)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Challis City, Idaho)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 46

Built 1980 to 1989 : 235

Built 1970 to 1979 : 95

Built 1960 to 1969 : 51

Built 1950 to 1959 : 56

Built 1940 to 1949 : 52

Built 1939 or earlier : 111


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Challis City, Idaho)

Utility gas : 0

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 119

Electricity : 263

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 8

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 151

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Challis City, Idaho)

Less than $10,000 : 39

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $49,999 : 5

$50,000 to $59,999 : 14

$60,000 to $69,999 : 15

$70,000 to $79,999 : 37

$80,000 to $89,999 : 46

$90,000 to $99,999 : 15

$100,000 to $124,999 : 76

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $174,999 : 38

$175,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 to $249,999 : 20

$250,000 to $299,999 : 10

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 16

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Challis City, Idaho)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 18

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 208

Housing units without a mortgage : 164


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Challis City, Idaho)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $157,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $101,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $8,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $92,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $79,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $66,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $106,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Challis City, Idaho: 55.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Idaho: 69.6%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Challis City, Idaho

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Challis City, Idaho

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 5 5 $343,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $343,000
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $5,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $5,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $369,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $369,500
2004        
  Single Family 4 4 $380,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $380,000
2005        
  Single Family 6 6 $426,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $426,000
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $211,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $211,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Challis City, ID): $29,904
Median Household Income In 2000 (Idaho): $37,572


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Challis City): $70,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Idaho): $102,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Challis City): $392
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Idaho): $515


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Challis City, Idaho

Utility Gas: 0.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 23.8%
Electricity: 47.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 22.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Challis City, Idaho are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Challis City, Idaho

Hearthside Home Health Agency Inc


     Address: 1403 Leadore Avenue, Salmon, Idaho 83467
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/27/1992

Lost Rivers District Hospital Home Care


     Address: 551 Highland Drive, Arco, Idaho 83213
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/5/1998

Barrett Mem Hosp Home Care Svc


     Address: 90 H 91 S, Dillon, Montana 59725
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/26/1985

St Alphonsus Home Health, An Amedisys Partner


     Address: 427 North Curtis Road, Boise, Idaho 83706
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1978

First Choice Home Care


     Address: 9474 W Fairview Avenue, Boise, Idaho 83704
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/10/2004

Hospitals Close To Challis City, Idaho

St Lukes Wood River Medical Center


     Address: 100 Hospital Drive, Ketchum, Idaho 83340
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Barrett Memorial Hospital - Cah


     Address: 90 Hwy 91 S, Dillon, Montana 59725
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Lukes Regional Medical Center


     Address: 190 East Bannock Street, Boise, Idaho 83712
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Alphonsus Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1055 North Curtis Road, Boise, Idaho 83706
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Treasure Valley Hospital


     Address: 8800 West Emerald Street, Boise, Idaho 83704
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Challis City, Idaho

Discovery Care Ctr Of Salmon


     Address: 600 Shanafelt Street, Salmon, Idaho 83467
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Lost Rivers Living Ctr


     Address: Po Box 145, Arco, Idaho 83213
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 17
     Percent Occupied: 68%

Blaine Manor


     Address: Po Box 927, Hailey, Idaho 83333
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 23
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Parkview Acres Care & Rehab Center


     Address: 200 N Oregon St, Dillon, Montana 59725
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Shoshone Rehab & Living Center


     Address: Po Box 830, Shoshone, Idaho 83352
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 34
     Percent Occupied: 87%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Challis City, Idaho

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 274 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Challis City, Idaho

    Retired Workers: 350
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 45
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Custer County, Idaho Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 23.71%
  • Bush & Cheney 74.72%
  • Other 1.56%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Challis City, Idaho citizens.

Relocation to Custer County, ID

10.91 % of Custer County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $44,177

Idaho Average 9.61 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Custer County, ID (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Ada County , ID 0.86 % ($35,615 AGI )
  • Bannock County , ID 0.67 % ($30,000 AGI )
  • Twin Falls County , ID 0.67 % ($18,400 AGI )

Relocation away from Custer County, ID

10.07 % of Custer County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,013

Idaho Average 8.30 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Custer County, ID (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Ada County , ID 0.87 % ($37,769 AGI )
  • Bannock County , ID 0.67 % ($22,800 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Idaho

Low Bracket: $1,237 (1.60%)
High Bracket: $24,736 (7.80%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Idaho

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Challis City, Idaho is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Challis City, Idaho

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Challis City, Idaho directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Challis City, Idaho

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 2 1 n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 230 112 n/a 0 0 0
Robbery n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0
Assault n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 1 4 1 n/a 2 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 115 460 112 n/a 183 0 0
Burglary n/a n/a 2 3 n/a n/a 5 1 2 n/a 0 5 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 225 347 n/a n/a 576 115 223 n/a 0 463 0
Larceny Theft n/a n/a 11 12 n/a n/a 8 20 2 n/a 9 5 6
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 1,237 1,389 n/a n/a 922 2,301 223 n/a 823 463 554
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a 1 0 n/a n/a 0 0 1 n/a 0 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 112 0 n/a n/a 0 0 112 n/a 0 93 0
Arson n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 93 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 2 0 n/a 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a 4 4 n/a n/a 3 5 1 n/a 2 3 2
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a 2 2 n/a n/a 2 3 0 n/a 1 2 0


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Idaho

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,606 2,801 2,866 3,072 3,200 3,451 3,655 3,654 3,872 4,056


(updated 2014)



Jails in Challis City, Idaho


  • Custer County Jail


    9th And Main, Challis, ID 83226
    Confined: 4


(updated 2006)



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