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Coeur d'Alene is a city in Kootenai County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Indian tribe.

The latitude of Coeur d'Alene is 47.677N. The longitude is -116.779W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,188 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 37,262.


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Median household income
Local
$33,001
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Coeur d'Alene demographic reports
Coeur d'Alene is on Coeur d'Alene Lake.
The federal government established a military post here in 1879.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 203. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 5.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Patty Duke, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • North Idaho Fair - Aug. 22-26, 2007
  • Downtown Street Fair - Aug. 3-5, 2007
  • BalloonFest - Sept. 1-3, 2007
  • Art from the Heart - Oct. 13-17, 2007
  • Wooden Boat Festival - Aug. 18-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Coeur d'Alene web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Coeur d?Alene Parkway
Wildlife: In November, migrant populations of bald eagles arrive at the east end of Lake Coeur d' Alene at Wolf Lodge Bay for the spawning salmon

Coeur d'Alene attractions: Silverwood Theme Park
Historic sites and museums: Museum of North Idaho
Colleges and universities: North Idaho College
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 63
Pronunciations: core-duh-LANE

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Coeur d'Alene demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kootenai County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83815 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Coeur d'Alene residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coeur d'Alene ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coeur d'Alene was $17,454, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Coeur d'Alene residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Coeur d'Alene include Sherman Park Addition ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Coeur d'Alene, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $487.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $883.


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Libraries in Coeur d'Alene include Coeur D'Alene Public ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Coeur d'Alene include Coeur d'Alene Press

TV stations in Coeur d'Alene include KCDT.

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Kootenai County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coeur d'Alene political report.

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The average commute time for Coeur d'Alene workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Coeur d'Alene between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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