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Wendell is a city in Gooding County.

The community was named for Wendell Kuhn, son of W.H. Kuhn, who financed an irrigation project

The latitude of Wendell is 42.775N. The longitude is -114.703W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,432 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,335.


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Median household income
Local
$29,390
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wendell demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Magic Valley Dairy Days - June 12-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wendell web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Niagara Springs State Park
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Wendell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gooding 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 83355 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Wendell residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wendell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wendell was $14,169, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Wendell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Wendell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.


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Libraries in Wendell include Sherburn Smith Memorial ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Wendell workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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