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Demographics

People

Total Population835
Male Share of the Population54%
Female Share of the Population46%
Senior Citizens19.8%
Employed Population 16+350
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married54.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14%
Median Earnings25+$33,676
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,688

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,054
% Above Poverty Level78.7%
% Below Poverty Level21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.1%
Median Gross Rent$638
Median House Value$118,100

Ancestry

German23.2%
Irish20.7%
English12.8%
Norwegian11.1%
Swedish8.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.7%
Russian3.4%
Finnish3%
Scottish1.4%
French Except Basque1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Canadian1%
Italian0.8%
Polish0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Basque0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Dutch0.5%
Czech0.4%
Arab0.2%
Syrian0.2%
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Potlatch Almanac

CategoryValue
County Latah County
Standard Zip Codes83855
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.96
Approximate Longitude-116.91

Potlatch Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPOTLATCH 3 NNE
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 36 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp45 to 80 F
Oct Temp31 to 60 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationPULLMAN 2 NW
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp24 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp50 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip21 inches
StationCOLFAX
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 62 F
Annual Precip20 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Deary393$49,286
Moscow24,855$61,499
Onaway172$71,250
Tensed134$27,917
Troy888$61,786

Potlatch Public Schools

Potlatch Elementary School
510 Elm Street
ZIP: 83855
(208) 875-1331
Primary
Total Enrollment 255
Potlatch Jr-sr High School
Highway 6
ZIP: 83855
(208) 875-1231
High
Total Enrollment 221
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