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Demographics

People

Total Population922
Male Share of the Population54.8%
Female Share of the Population45.2%
Senior Citizens24.6%
Employed Population 16+287
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married56.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,682
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,714
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,321

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,179
% Above Poverty Level76.3%
% Below Poverty Level23.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home8%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.6%
Median Gross Rent$527
Median House Value$93,200

Ancestry

English16.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
Irish14.6%
Norwegian7.3%
French Except Basque7.3%
Italian6.4%
Scottish5.1%
Basque4.2%
Swiss2.5%
German2.2%
Swedish1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Polish0.9%
Serbian0.8%
Croatian0.8%
Danishn0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Portuguese0.1%
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Council Almanac

CategoryValue
County Adams County
Standard Zip Codes83612
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Boise
Approximate Latitude44.89
Approximate Longitude-116.54

Council Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCOUNCIL
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp35 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 91 F
Oct Temp35 to 66 F
Annual Precip24.3 inches
StationNEW MEADOWS RANGER STN
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp8 to 30 F
Apr Temp27 to 55 F
Jul Temp42 to 83 F
Oct Temp25 to 60 F
Annual Precip24.5 inches
StationRICHLAND
Distance35.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp33 to 65 F
Jul Temp52 to 91 F
Oct Temp32 to 68 F
Annual Precip12.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cambridge237$66,458
Cascade723$50,625
Donnelly135$0
McCall3,034$54,924
Midvale193$33,750
New Meadows484$42,292

Council Public Libraries

Council Valley District
104 CALIFORNIA AVE
Council, Idaho
(208) 253-6004

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Council Public Schools

Council Elementary School
202 Highway 95
ZIP: 83612
(208) 253-4223
Primary
Total Enrollment 140
Council Jr-sr High School
101 E Bleeker Ave
ZIP: 83612
(208) 253-4217
High
Total Enrollment 90
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