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Overview

Introduction to Hailey, Idaho

Hailey, Idaho is located 95 miles E of Boise, Idaho (center to center) and 434 miles E of Portland, Oregon. It is in Blaine County.

Hailey History

The city of Hailey is named in honor of John Hailey, who was a two - time Congressional delegate from the Idaho Territory. The city is in Blaine County. In 1895, this county was established by the Idaho Legislature, by merging Logan and Alturas Counties. Blaine County was named in honor of James G. Blaine, the U.S. Congressman and the 1884 Republican presidential nominee.

Hailey and nearby Attractions

  • Blaine County - Historical Museum
  • Earnest Hemmingway Memorial
  • Ketchum/ Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum
  • Ore Wagon Museum
  • Basque Museum and Cultural Center

Things To Do In Hailey

Tourists in Hailey can visit the Blaine County - Historical Museum, which is a major attraction because of its historical significance. The Sun Valley is also worth visiting. Tourists can also visit the Basque Museum and Cultural Center and the Earnest Hemmingway Memorial during your free hours. The annual festivals hosted by Hailey include the Springfest, Northern Rockies Folk Festival, Hailey Days of the Old West, Summer Fools Festival, and Blaine County Fair.

Hailey Transportation

Friedman Memorial Airport is the nearest airport.

Hailey Higher Education

The College of Southern Idaho, Boise State University, Idaho State University, and Ricks College offer higher educational facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,058
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens8.8%
Employed Population 16+4,299
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married58.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,495
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,182
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,998

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,558
% Above Poverty Level87.3%
% Below Poverty Level12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone27.3%
Median Gross Rent$897
Median House Value$266,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.1%
German14.2%
Irish6.1%
English6%
French Except Basque2.4%
Italian2.3%
Polish1.7%
Swedish1.3%
Danishn1.2%
Norwegian1.2%
Portuguese0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Finnish0.7%
US/American0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Czech0.6%
Arab0.6%
Austrian0.3%
Russian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Hailey Almanac

CategoryValue
County Blaine County
Standard Zip Codes83333
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Boise
Approximate Latitude43.57
Approximate Longitude-114.21

Hailey Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationKETCHUM RANGER STN
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp4 to 32 F
Apr Temp24 to 54 F
Jul Temp43 to 81 F
Oct Temp25 to 59 F
Annual Precip18.9 inches
StationPICABO
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp7 to 31 F
Apr Temp27 to 57 F
Jul Temp46 to 85 F
Oct Temp28 to 61 F
Annual Precip12.9 inches
StationGROUSE
Distance37.9 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 27 F
Apr Temp24 to 50 F
Jul Temp41 to 79 F
Oct Temp22 to 57 F
Annual Precip13.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellevue2,352$49,917
Carey561$63,125
Ketchum2,719$73,163
Sun Valley1,398$75,268

Hailey Public Libraries

Hailey Public
7 W CROY ST
Hailey, Idaho
(208) 788-2036

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Hailey Public Schools

Alturas Elementary School
1111 Woodside Elementary Lane
ZIP: 83333
(208) 578-5090
Primary
Total Enrollment 420
Hailey Elementary School
520 S 1st Ave
ZIP: 83333
(208) 788-3091
Primary
Total Enrollment 487
Silver Creek High School
1060 Fox Acres Rd.
ZIP: 83333
(208) 578-5060
High
Total Enrollment 37
Syringa Mountain Charter School
4021 Glenbrook Drive
ZIP: 83333
(208) 720-6327
Primary
Total Enrollment 129
Wood River High School
1250 Fox Acres Rd
ZIP: 83333
(208) 578-5020
High
Total Enrollment 804
Wood River Middle School
900 2nd Ave N
ZIP: 83333
(208) 578-5030
Middle
Total Enrollment 721

Hailey Private Schools

The Sage School
1451 Aviation Dr
ZIP: 83333
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 40
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