Potlatch, Idaho

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Potlatch, Idaho

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High Points

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

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College Educated Adults
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Top 17% Potlatch College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Potlatch, Idaho

Comparing Potlatch 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 8 4
Male Share of the Population 7 4
Senior Citizens 5 7
Age of the Population 4 7
Female Share of the Population 4 7
Racial Diversity 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 3
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 9
People Above Poverty 4 4
Median Family Income 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
People Living Alone 6 8
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Potlatch Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles SE of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 259 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Latah
Standard Zip Codes 83855
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.921
Longitude -116.897

Potlatch Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.1 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
Station PULLMAN 2 NW
Distance 18 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
Station COLFAX
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 20 inches
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Potlatch Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 791 100%
Male 387 48.9%
Female 404 51.1%
Under 18 237 30%
18+ 554 70%
65+ 118 14.9%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 2.96
White 764 96.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.9%
Other 10 1.3%
Mixed Race 8 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.4%

Estimated Potlatch Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 735
Growth -56
Growth % -7.1%

Potlatch 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
German 24.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
English 10.4%
Irish 9.2%
European 7.8%
US/American 6.8%
Norwegian 6.3%
Swedish 3.4%
Welsh 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Scottish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2%
Italian 2%
Danish 1.4%
Scandinavian 1%
Hungarian 0.9%
Finnish 0.7%
Canadian 0.7%
British 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Bulgarian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Potlatch 791 $35,385
Deary 552 $40,750
Moscow 21,291 $46,331
Onaway 230 $44,464
Tensed 126 $25,536
Troy 798 $42,031
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Potlatch High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 278 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

Potlatch Colleges

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