Smelterville, Idaho

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Smelterville, Idaho

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Smelterville 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 7% Smelterville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Smelterville, Idaho

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Housing Recently Built 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 5
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Smelterville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 287 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Shoshone
Standard Zip Codes 83868
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.542
Longitude -116.18

Smelterville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 36 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Distance 24.5 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 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
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Smelterville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 651 100%
Male 332 51%
Female 319 49%
Under 18 138 21.2%
18+ 513 78.8%
65+ 121 18.6%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 2.75
White 630 96.8%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.5%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.5%

Estimated Smelterville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 618
Growth -33
Growth % -5.1%

Smelterville 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 25.9%
US/American 16%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
English 7.1%
Irish 6.6%
Norwegian 3.6%
Dutch 3.4%
Italian 3%
Scottish 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
French Canadian 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Welsh 1.9%
Swedish 1.9%
Polish 1.7%
Finnish 1.5%
Czech 0.6%
Serbian 0.6%
Canadian 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Smelterville 651 $30,341
Kellogg 2,395 $32,260
Mullan 840 $36,917
Osburn 1,545 $34,605
Pinehurst 1,661 $34,185
Wallace 960 $33,472
Wardner 215 $31,563
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