Butte City, Idaho

Butte City, Idaho
The Lost River Mountains from Butte City, Idaho

Butte City is located east of Arco on US Highways 20/26, almost against the boundary of the Idaho National Laboratory reservation. Butte City is more of a farming community than an actual town: there isn't anything you could mistake for a "business district."

Fast Facts about Butte City, Idaho
Butte City, Butte County, ID 83213
Elevation: 5,315'
Latitude: 43.6082°N
Longitude: 113.2454°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 89.3%
Two or More Races: 5.4%
Other: 5.3%
High School or Higher: 87.0%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 4.3%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 4.3%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 72
Males: 36
Females: 36
Median Resident Age: 40.5 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $31,700
Estimated Median Home Value: $24,700
Population Density: 359 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Butte City: 84.3
Major Industries:
Agriculture, Government, Professional Services
Unemployed (March 2011): 8.4%
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