Smelterville, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 651. Estimated population in July 2005: 618 (-5.1% change)
Males: 332 (51.0%), Females: 319 (49.0%)

Shoshone County

Zip code: 83868

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $21,908 (year 2000)
Median house value: $49,700 (year 2000)

Races in Smelterville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (24.1%), United States (11.5%), Irish (10.0%), English (8.9%), Italian (3.5%), Dutch (3.4%).

Elevation: 2230 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Smelterville

  • High school or higher: 65.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smelterville city

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 25.8%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +186 (+40.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Smelterville:

  • SHOSHONE MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; KELLOGG, ID)
  • BENEWAH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; SAINT MARIES, ID)
  • KOOTENAI MEDICAL CENTER (about 43 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Smelterville:

  • COEUR D’ALENE AIR TERM (about 47 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; ID: COE)
  • PULLMAN/MOSCOW REGIONAL (about 85 miles; PULLMAN/MOSCOW,ID, WA; ID: PUW)
  • SPOKANE INTL (about 94 miles; SPOKANE, WA; ID: GEG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Smelterville:

  • SHOSHONE COUNTY (about 1 miles; KELLOGG, ID; ID: S83)
  • MAGEE (about 21 miles; COEUR D ALENE, ID; ID: S77)
  • ST MARIES MUNI (about 31 miles; ST MARIES, ID; ID: S72)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smelterville:

  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 43 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 60 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 92 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 97 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; CHENEY, WA; FT enrollment: 7,852)