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Riggins is a city in Idaho County.

The community was named for Richard L. Riggins, businessman and postmaster.

The latitude of Riggins is 45.422N. The longitude is -116.314W.

It is in the Mountain Standard/Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,821 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 404.


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Median household income
Local
$20,972
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Riggins demographic reports
Riggins is at the confluence of the Salmon and Little Salmon rivers.
Local festivals include:
  • Bigwater Blowout - June 2, 2007
  • September Fest - Sept. 1, 2007
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Riggins demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Idaho 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 83549 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Riggins residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Riggins ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riggins was $17,330, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Riggins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Riggins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $284.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $593.


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Libraries in Riggins include Salmon River Public ... View libraries

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Idaho County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riggins political report.

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The average commute time for Riggins workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Riggins include Best Western Salmon Rapids.

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Riggins, ID

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