Kootenai, Idaho

Sunrise in Kootenai, Idaho
A winter sunrise scene in Kootenai, Idaho

Kootenai is an eastern suburb of Sandpoint, located on the north shore of Lake Pend Oreille. The main road through town, Idaho Route 200, is also known as the Pend Oreille Scenic Byway.

Fast Facts about Kootenai, Idaho
Kootenai, Bonner County, ID 83840
Founded: 1881
Elevation: 2,116'
Latitude: 48.3106°N
Longitude: 116.5158°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 88.7%
Hispanic: 7.7%
Native American: 3.2%
Two or More Races: 0.4%
High School or Higher: 82.4%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 10.2%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 1.6%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 521
Males: 259
Females: 262
Median Resident Age: 34.9 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $42,600
Estimated Median Home Value: $196,700
Population Density: 1,165 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Kootenai: 88.1
Major Industries:
Educational Services, Health Care, Construction, Wood Products, Finance & Insurance Services, Mail Order Services, Repair & Maintenance, Transportation Services, Food Stores
Unemployed (March 2011): 16.1%
Photo of sunrise over Kootenai courtesy of Leopold Brubaker.
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