Wallace, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 960. Estimated population in July 2005: 907 (-5.5% change)
Males: 478 (49.8%), Females: 482 (50.2%)

Shoshone County

Zip code: 83873

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $22,065 (year 2000)
Median house value: $59,300 (year 2000)

Races in Wallace:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.5%)
  • American Indian (3.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (24.5%), Irish (16.6%), United States (11.8%), English (10.0%), Norwegian (6.9%), Italian (4.9%).

Elevation: 2744 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wallace

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallace city

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

2.9% Foreign born (1.4% North America, 0.9% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -187 (-16.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wallace:

  • SHOSHONE MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; KELLOGG, ID)
  • BENEWAH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 47 miles; SAINT MARIES, ID)
  • KOOTENAI MEDICAL CENTER (about 61 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wallace:

  • COEUR D’ALENE AIR TERM (about 65 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; ID: COE)
  • PULLMAN/MOSCOW REGIONAL (about 96 miles; PULLMAN/MOSCOW,ID, WA; ID: PUW)
  • LEWISTON-NEZ PERCE COUNTY (about 107 miles; LEWISTON, ID; ID: LWS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wallace:

  • SHOSHONE COUNTY (about 19 miles; KELLOGG, ID; ID: S83)
  • MAGEE (about 34 miles; COEUR D ALENE, ID; ID: S77)
  • THOMPSON FALLS (about 45 miles; THOMPSON FALLS, MT; ID: THM)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallace:

  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 61 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 69 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 100 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 105 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 110 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; CHENEY, WA; FT enrollment: 7,852)

Schools

Public high school in Wallace:

  • WALLACE JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 401 RIVER STREET; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Wallace:

  • SILVER HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 401 RIVER STREET; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Wallace:

  • WALLACE PUBLIC (Operating income: $27,312; Location: 415 RIVER ST; 12,804 books; 184 audio materials; 465 video materials; 47 serial subscriptions)