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People

Total Population 1,286
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 9.6%
Employed Population 16+ 436
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 39.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.3%
Median Earnings25+ $26,815
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,181

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,250
% Above Poverty Level 80.3%
% Below Poverty Level 19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.2%
Median Gross Rent $651
Median House Value $105,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 84.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.2%
Irish 4.8%

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

Lapwai Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles S of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 273 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Nez Perce
Standard Zip Codes 83540
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.405
Longitude -116.803

Lapwai 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 LEWISTON AP
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 12.7 inches
Station DWORSHAK FISH HATCHERY
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 56 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station PULLMAN 2 NW
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 50 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 21 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Spalding (83540)

Sweetwater (83540)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Culdesac 330 $40,250
Genesee 910 $70,682
Juliaetta 635 $66,429
Kendrick 456 $59,688
Lewiston 32,284 $59,154
Winchester 304 $40,938

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

Lapwai Public Libraries

Library
Prairie-river District
103 N MAIN ST
Lapwai, Idaho
(208) 843-7254

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Lapwai High Schools

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LAPWAI JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
404 SOUTH MAIN
208-843-2241
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 258 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

LAPWAI ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
AGENCY LOOP
208-843-2241
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.

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