Plummer, Idaho

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Plummer, Idaho

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Plummer Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Plummer, Idaho

Comparing Plummer 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 4 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 2 3

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Plummer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SE of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 255 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Benewah
Standard Zip Codes 83851
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.335
Longitude -116.887

Plummer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 61 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 45 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
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Plummer Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 990 100%
Male 487 49.2%
Female 503 50.8%
Under 18 330 33.3%
18+ 660 66.7%
65+ 102 10.3%
Median Age 29.1
Average Family Size 3.33
White 553 55.9%
African-American 7 0.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 389 39.3%
Other 8 0.8%
Mixed Race 31 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 2.9%

Estimated Plummer Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 985
Growth -5
Growth % -0.5%

Plummer 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) 47.2%
German 15.9%
US/American 10.6%
Irish 7.2%
European 4.6%
Norwegian 3.2%
English 2.4%
Dutch 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
British 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Plummer 990 $31,806
Coeur d''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''Alene 34,514 $39,491
Harrison 267 $38,500
St. Maries 2,652 $37,474
Tensed 126 $25,536
Worley 223 $32,813

Plummer Public Libraries

Plummer Public / Benewah District
800 D ST
Plummer, Idaho
(208) 686-1812

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Plummer High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 149 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

Plummer Colleges

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