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Overview

Introduction to Coeur D'Alene, Idaho

Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, in Kootenai county, is located 30 miles E of Spokane, Washington (center to center) and 258 miles E of Seattle, Washington. There are approximately 34,514 residents in the city.

Coeur D'Alene History

The city of Coeur D'Alene was originally inhabited by an Indian tribe called Coeur d'Alene. In fact, the tribe was named by the French Canadian fur traders in reference to their tough trading practices. Coeur d'Alene is a French word which means heart of the awl. This also implies shrewd or sharp - hearted. There were a lot of miners’ disputes in the Coeur d'Alene city. The name of the city was directly taken from a fort called Fort Coeur d'Alene and was constructed by General William Tecumseh Sherman.

Coeur D'Alene and nearby Attractions

 

  • Northview Plaza
  • Coeur D'Alene Mall
  • Memorial Field
  • Sanders Beach
  • Silver Lake Mall

 

Things To Do In Coeur D'Alene

When visitors are in Coeur D'Alene, they have access to many shopping centers such as the Silver Lake Mall, Coeur D'Alene Mall, and Midtown Shopping Center. The Northview Plaza is also a good place to hang out. Sanders Beach also offers a good time to tourists. There are various parks including the Mae McEuen Playfield and the Memorial Field. These parks come with various recreational facilities. There are a number of fairs and festivals hosted by the city such as the North Idaho Fair, BalloonFest, Downtown Street Fair, Art from the Heart, and Wooden Boat Festival every year.

Coeur D'Alene Transportation

Coeur D'Alene Air Terminal offers air transportation facility.

Coeur D'Alene Higher Education

North Idaho College is in the city of Coeur D'Alene. Other higher education institutes that the city's residents can attend include Spokane Community College, Ganzaga University, Spokane Falls Community College, and Eastern Washington University.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Coeur Dalene Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles E of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 258 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Kootenai
Standard Zip Codes 83814, 83815
P.O. Box Zip Codes 83816
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.69
Longitude -116.78

Coeur Dalene Climate

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Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COEUR D'ALENE
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Station KELLOGG
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 36 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station NEWPORT
Distance 36.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 61 F
Jul Temp 48 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dalton Gardens 2,331 $85,313
Hayden 13,749 $66,096
Hayden Lake 680 $91,875
Post Falls 29,320 $57,114
Rathdrum 7,174 $43,379
Spirit Lake 2,193 $43,021

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Coeur Dalene Public Libraries

Library
Coeur D'alene Public
201 E HARRISON AVE
Coeur Dalene, Idaho
(208) 769-2315

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Coeur Dalene Hospitals

KOOTENAI MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
2003 LINCOLN WAY
(208) 666-2000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Coeur Dalene High Schools

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COEUR D'ALENE HIGH SCHOOL
NORTH 5530 4TH STREET
208-667-4507
Serves 1,403 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.9

LAKE CITY HIGH SCHOOL
6101 RAMSEY ROAD
208-769-0769
Serves 1,360 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.3

COEUR D'ALENE CHARTER ACADEMY
711 WEST KATHLEEN AVENUE
208-676-1667
A Charter School.
Serves 364 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

PROJ CDA-ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHL
725 HAZEL AVENUE
208-000-0000
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 184 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

CDA JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER
5500 GOVERNMENT WAY
208-664-3024
A Non-traditional School
Serves 43 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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