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People

Total Population 434
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 27.2%
Employed Population 16+ 182
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 51.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,955
% Above Poverty Level 72.4%
% Below Poverty Level 27.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $545
Median House Value $120,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 23.5%
Irish 15.7%

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

Mackay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 84 miles W of Idaho Falls, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 458 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 83251
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.914
Longitude -113.612

Mackay 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 MACKAY LOST RIVER RS
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 30 F
Apr Temp 28 to 56 F
Jul Temp 47 to 84 F
Oct Temp 29 to 60 F
Annual Precip 9.7 inches
Station CHILLY BARTON FLAT
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 30 F
Apr Temp 26 to 54 F
Jul Temp 45 to 81 F
Oct Temp 26 to 58 F
Annual Precip 8.1 inches
Station CRATERS OF THE MOON
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 29 to 55 F
Jul Temp 52 to 85 F
Oct Temp 31 to 60 F
Annual Precip 15.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Chilly (83251)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arco 955 $36,354
Moore 150 $57,917

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

Mackay Public Libraries

Library
Mackay District
320 CAPITOL AVE
Mackay, Idaho
(208) 588-3333

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Mackay High Schools

MACKAY JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
400 EAST SPRUCE STREET
208-588-2262
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 116 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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