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ZIP Code 83226

Primary City:Challis, ID (View All Cities)
County: Custer County
Timezone: America/Boise (8:30am)
Area code: 208 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.5, -114.0
ZIP (~48 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 83226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 83226. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 83226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 83226, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Challis, ID

Stats and Demographics for the 83226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 83226 is located in central Idaho and covers an extremely large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 83226 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 83226 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,504
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,434
Median Home Value $154,100
Land Area 2,232.83 sq mi
Water Area 3.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,121
Median Household Income $37,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male716688785565758964931251381139436422118
Female61527068384760668188105122987349392828
Total1321181581469311213515514518123026021116785814946

Gender

 Male 1,331 53%
 Female 1,173 47%
Gender

Race

 White 2,392 95.5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.7%
 Asian 10 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 46 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 33 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9631181862401378727
Renter1655435047211111
Total251181612362871589838

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 624 56%
 Single Guardian 102 9%
 Singles 340 30%
 Singles With Roommate 55 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 836 75%
 Households with Kids 285 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male922121414118161719211914151421207169
Female101416121012812101214191781320159116
Total1936282624231628273135383123274135162715

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 83226 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 83226 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 83226 real estate data, the median home value of $154,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 83226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 83226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 83226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,495 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 9 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 451 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 416 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 254 18%
 Households Vacant 313 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 10.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Sale Only 22 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 211 67.4%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 12.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 11%
 1 Bedroom 55 39%
 2 Bedroom 56 40%
 3+ Bedroom 15 11%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $37,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 83226 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 83226 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 83226 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 83226 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 750 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 464 23%
 No Earnings 790 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 750 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 464 23%
 No Earnings 790 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 709 71%
 Public transportation 16 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 111 11%
 Worked at Home 163 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 175 17.3%
 High School Graduate 562 55.4%
 Associate's degree 40 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 165 16.3%
 Master's degree 68 6.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 398 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 85 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 83226

ZIP Code 83226 is in the Challis Joint School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 83226.

Challis Elementary School
950 Bluff Ave
Challis, ID 83226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Challis Joint School District
Challis Jr-Sr High School
1110 Bluff Ave
Challis, ID 83226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Challis Joint School District

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