Demographics

People

Total Population872
Male Share of the Population54.2%
Female Share of the Population45.8%
Senior Citizens26.4%
Employed Population 16+232
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married57.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,327
% Above Poverty Level81.2%
% Below Poverty Level18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home14.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.3%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$100,600

Ancestry

English23.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14%
Irish11.5%
Norwegian8.8%
French Except Basque4.9%
Dutch4.2%
Scottish3.2%
Italian2.9%
German2.4%
Swiss1.7%
Polish1.5%
Danishn0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
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Council Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyAdams 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
Cambridge220$70,750
Cascade664$53,750
Donnelly58$0
McCall3,226$54,959
Midvale199$40,357
New Meadows501$49,375

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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