Benewah County

Benewah County, Idaho

701 College Ave
Saint Maries, ID 83861
Phone: (208) 245-2234
Fax: (208) 245-9152

On the western border of ID, southeast of Spokane, WA; organized Jan 23, 1915 from Kootenai County. Name Origin: For Benewah, a chief of the Coeur d'Alene Indian tribe

Area (sq mi):: 783.98 (land 776.07; water 7.91) Population per square mile: 11.90
Population 2005: 9,218 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 15.50% Population 2000: 9,171 (White 87.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 11.10%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,285; median household $31,517; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,213-$21,987
Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Students can see and talk to each other and the professor, whether they are sitting at the Shoshone Medical Center, Clark Fork Junior Senior High School or the Benewah County Community Hospital.
Benewah County Republican Party Chairman John Ferds told the paper he personally handed out the guides at Lighthouse Baptist Church in St.
SANTA, Idaho -- Last night Benewah County Idaho delivered jurisdictional authority to Santa, ID on the ruling of whether it can rename its town to SecretSanta.