New Meadows, Idaho

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New Meadows, Idaho

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New Meadows strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Idaho):

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 7% New Meadows Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% New Meadows Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of New Meadows, Idaho

Comparing New Meadows to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Idaho (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Age of the Population 4 7
Racial Diversity 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 7 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
Median Family Income 2 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Affordability of Rents 4 3
People Living Alone 3 3

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New Meadows Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles N of Boise, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 313 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 83654
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.971
Longitude -116.283

New Meadows Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 27 to 55 F
Jul Temp 42 to 83 F
Oct Temp 25 to 60 F
Annual Precip 24.5 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 91 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 24.3 inches
Station WARREN
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 34 F
Apr Temp 19 to 50 F
Jul Temp 35 to 76 F
Oct Temp 23 to 56 F
Annual Precip 25.4 inches
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New Meadows Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 533 100%
Male 271 50.8%
Female 262 49.2%
Under 18 155 29.1%
18+ 378 70.9%
65+ 53 9.9%
Median Age 36.2
Average Family Size 3.08
White 518 97.2%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.3%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.8%

Estimated New Meadows Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 492
Growth -41
Growth % -7.7%

New Meadows Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 23%
German 22.5%
US/American 22%
English 5.5%
Irish 5.5%
European 3.3%
Dutch 3.3%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
French Canadian 2.3%
Norwegian 2.3%
Scandinavian 1.8%
Swedish 1.5%
Polish 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Meadows (83654)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Meadows 533 $31,042
Council 816 $30,000
Donnelly 138 $31,500
McCall 2,084 $46,420

New Meadows Public Libraries

Meadows Valley District
New Meadows, Idaho
(208) 347-3147

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New Meadows High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 99 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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