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Overview

Introduction to Hayden, Idaho

Hayden, Idaho, in Kootenai county, is located 30 miles E of Spokane, Washington (center to center) and 258 miles E of Seattle, Washington.

Hayden History

Hayden city was originally named as Hayden village, and was incorporated as Hayden City in 1955. Hayden Lake was the location for a neo-Nazi compound, which was the white supremacist group of the genocidal Aryan Nations. The area included 20 acres of land. Hayden City is often confused with this location.

Hayden and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of North Idaho
  • Old Mission State Park
  • Farragut State Park
  • Silverwood Theme Park
  • Mount Spokane State Park

Things To Do In Hayden

If you are interested in the area's history and enjoy visiting museums, the Museum of North Idaho is an ideal place for visitors to spend the leisure hours. The Old Mission State Park and the Farragut State Park are also worth taking a look around as well. Tourists can also plan a trip to the Silverwood Theme Park and the Mount Spokane State Park. In addition, Hayden hosts a number of recreational events and programs all through the year.

Hayden Transportation

Air transportation is available from Coeur D'Alene Air Terminal.

Hayden Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are offered by North Idaho College, Gonzaga University, Spokane Community College, and Spokane Falls Community College.

People

Total Population 13,749
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 19.2%
Employed Population 16+ 6,499
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.4%
Median Earnings25+ $30,752
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,701
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,802

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,096
% Above Poverty Level 94.1%
% Below Poverty Level 5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $891
Median House Value $188,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 12%

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

Hayden 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 83835
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.766
Longitude -116.785

Hayden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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 5.8 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 NEWPORT
Distance 31.4 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
Station SANDPOINT EXP STATION
Distance 38.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 50 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hayden, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Garwood (83835)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dalton Gardens 2,331 $85,313
Hauser 694 $44,000
Hayden Lake 680 $91,875
Post Falls 29,320 $57,114
Rathdrum 7,174 $43,379

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

Hayden Public Libraries

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Kootenai-shoshone District
8385 N GOVERNMENT WY
Hayden, Idaho
(208) 772-5612

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