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People

Total Population 3,052
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 21.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,179
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,814
% Above Poverty Level 74.8%
% Below Poverty Level 25.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 46.5%
Median Gross Rent $483
Median House Value $121,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
US/American 0%
English 16.2%
Irish 11.9%

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

Salmon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 117 miles S of Missoula, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 427 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Lemhi
Standard Zip Codes 83467
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.175
Longitude -113.895

Salmon 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 SALMON KSRA
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 60 F
Jul Temp 51 to 87 F
Oct Temp 30 to 60 F
Annual Precip 10.1 inches
Station COBALT
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 31 F
Apr Temp 25 to 57 F
Jul Temp 42 to 84 F
Oct Temp 25 to 60 F
Annual Precip 16.8 inches
Station SHOUP
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 51 to 90 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 14.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Baker (83467)

Elk Bend (83467)

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

Salmon Public Libraries

Library
Lemhi County District
204 MAIN ST
Salmon, Idaho
(208) 756-2311

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Salmon High Schools

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SALMON HIGH SCHOOL
401 CHALLIS STREET
208-756-2415
Serves 318 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

SALMON ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
BEAN LANE
208-756-6277
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 24 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

SALMON JUVENILE DETENTION CTR
206 COURTHOUSE DRIVE
208-756-4201
A Non-traditional School
Serves 3 students.

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