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Payette is a city in Payette County, in the Ontario metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the Payette River, which was named for Fran?ois Payette, explorer and trader
The latitude of Payette is 44.078N. The longitude is -116.932W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,149 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,298.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Payette demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Payette 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 83661 ZIP code.
18% of Payette residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Payette ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Payette was $13,826, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Payette residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Payette, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.
Libraries in Payette include Payette Public ... View libraries
Payette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Payette political report.
The average commute time for Payette workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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