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Bonners Ferry is a city in Boundary County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Edwin L. Bonner, who operated a ferry here

The latitude of Bonners Ferry is 48.691N. The longitude is -116.315W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,896 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,647.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$24,509
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bonners Ferry demographic reports
Bonners Ferry is on the Kootenai River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Boundary County Fair - Aug. 14-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bonners Ferry web sites and events links in the sections below.
Wildlife: Moose, deer, elk and other species can be seen at Kootenai Wildlife Refuge

Historic sites and museums: Boundary County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Bonners Ferry residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bonners Ferry ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bonners Ferry was $13,343, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Bonners Ferry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bonners Ferry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $668.


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Libraries in Bonners Ferry include Boundary County District ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KIBX.

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Boundary County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bonners Ferry political report.

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The average commute time for Bonners Ferry workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Bonners Ferry include Best Western Kootenai River Inn.

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