Spirit Lake, Idaho

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Comparative Profile of Spirit Lake, Idaho

Comparing Spirit Lake 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 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Female Share of the Population 5 8
Age of the Population 4 7
Racial Diversity 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 6
Portion of People Married 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
People Above Poverty 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
Median Family Income 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 7
Low Violent Crime 4 3

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Spirit Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NE of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 255 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Kootenai
Standard Zip Codes 83869
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.966
Longitude -116.867

Spirit Lake 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 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 35 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 49 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 61 F
Jul Temp 48 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 30 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 46 to 81 F
Oct Temp 30 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
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Spirit Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,376 100%
Male 669 48.6%
Female 707 51.4%
Under 18 412 29.9%
18+ 964 70.1%
65+ 139 10.1%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,315 95.6%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.7%
Other 20 1.5%
Mixed Race 27 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 2.4%

Estimated Spirit Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,500
Growth 124
Growth % 9%

Spirit Lake 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 20.9%
US/American 15.5%
Irish 12.5%
English 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
Norwegian 4.1%
Scottish 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3%
Italian 2.3%
Portuguese 2.2%
Swedish 1.8%
French Canadian 1.5%
Austrian 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Welsh 1.1%
Polish 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Armenian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
British 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Spirit Lake 1,376 $32,337
Athol 676 $31,875
Hauser 668 $32,344
Hayden 9,159 $40,875
Hayden Lake 494 $67,143
Priest River 1,754 $32,198
Rathdrum 4,816 $42,652
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Spirit Lake High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 732 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

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