Council, Idaho

The Peoples Theater in Council, Idaho
The Peoples Theater in Council

Council is located in that part of Idaho where timber and wood products are/were the big money makers. The town got its name from many years of inter-tribal councils held here between many different Native American nations. Council Valley is renowned for the quality of its backcountry experience with hundreds of square miles of fishing and hunting opportunities available.

Fast Facts about Council, Idaho
Council, Adams County, ID 83612
Elevation: 2,927'
Latitude: 44.7301°N
Longitude: 116.4362°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 90.7%
Other: 2.0%
Native American: 1.7%
Two or More Races: 5.6%
High School or Higher: 70.1%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 7.5%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 678
Males: 344
Females: 334
Median Resident Age: 43.2 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $32,050
Estimated Median Home Value: $113,200
Population Density: 932 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Council: 85.0
Major Industries:
Forestry & Wood Products, Construction, Health Care, Professional Services, Lodging & Food Services, Government, Educational Services, Repair & Maintenanace
Unemployed (March 2011): 19.9%
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