Weiser, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 5,343. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,420 (+1.4% change)
Males: 2,543 (47.6%), Females: 2,800 (52.4%)

Washington County

Zip code: 83672

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $26,880 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,400 (year 2000)

Races in Weiser:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.0%)
  • Hispanic (22.9%)
  • Other race (13.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.2%), English (12.2%), Irish (11.1%), United States (4.9%), Scottish (3.7%), Swedish (2.9%).

Elevation: 2130 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Weiser

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weiser city

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

11.4% Foreign born (10.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +679 (+14.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Weiser:

  • WEISER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (645 EAST 5TH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Weiser:

  • HOLY ROSARY MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; ONTARIO, OR)
  • WALTER KNOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; EMMETT, ID)
  • WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 46 miles; CALDWELL, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Weiser:

  • BOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD (about 71 miles; BOISE, ID; ID: BOI)
  • LEWISTON-NEZ PERCE COUNTY (about 146 miles; LEWISTON, ID; ID: LWS)
  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 156 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; ID: ALW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Weiser:

  • WEISER MUNI (about 4 miles; WEISER, ID; ID: S87)
  • PAYETTE MUNI (about 13 miles; PAYETTE, ID; ID: S75)
  • ONTARIO MUNI (about 17 miles; ONTARIO, OR; ID: ONO)
Amtrak station near Weiser:

  • 16 miles: ONTARIO (510 N. OREGON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weiser:

  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; BOISE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 12,033)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 147 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 157 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 179 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 184 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 203 miles; PASCO, WA; FT enrollment: 3,529)

Schools

Public high school in Weiser:

  • WEISER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 492; Location: 690 WEST INDIANHEAD ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Weiser:

  • PIONEER PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 624 PIONEER ROAD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • WEISER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 320 EAST GALLOWAY AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PARK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 758 EAST PARK STREET; Grades: 04 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Weiser:

  • WEISER PUBLIC (Operating income: $102,941; Location: 628 E 1ST ST; 26,103 books; 146 audio materials; 200 video materials; 30 serial subscriptions)