Star, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 1,795. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,767 (+54.2% change)
Males: 884 (49.2%), Females: 911 (50.8%)

Ada County

Zip code: 83669

Median resident age: 28.4 years
Median household income: $42,337 (year 2000)
Median house value: $112,100 (year 2000)

Races in Star:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Two or more races (4.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (20.1%), English (15.5%), United States (11.4%), Irish (10.7%), Norwegian (3.1%), French (3.0%).

Elevation: 2467 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Star

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Star city

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,234 (+220.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Star:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; NAMPA, ID)
  • WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; CALDWELL, ID)
  • WALTER KNOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; EMMETT, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Star:

  • BOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD (about 22 miles; BOISE, ID; ID: BOI)
  • FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL (about 154 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: SUN)
  • JOSLIN FIELD – MAGIC VALLEY RGNL (about 163 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; ID: TWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Star:

  • NAMPA MUNI (about 9 miles; NAMPA, ID; ID: S67)
  • EMMETT MUNI (about 11 miles; EMMETT, ID; ID: S78)
  • CALDWELL INDUSTRIAL (about 11 miles; CALDWELL, ID; ID: EUL)
Amtrak station near Star:

  • 10 miles: NAMPA (1424 2ND ST. S.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Star:

  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; BOISE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 12,033)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 158 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 161 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; FT enrollment: 3,433)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 189 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 208 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 217 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 231 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
Public primary/middle schools in Star:

  • STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 700 NORTH STAR ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORTH STAR CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 5713 N HILL HAVEN PLACE; Grades: KG – 08)