Spirit Lake is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 2,040 people and just one neighborhood, Spirit Lake is the 62nd largest community in Idaho.
Real Estate Prices
Spirit Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Idaho, although Spirit Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spirit Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spirit Lake is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Spirit Lake who work in sales jobs (16.56%), office and administrative support (11.96%) and personal care services (8.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Spirit Lake has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Spirit Lake has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Spirit Lake than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Spirit Lake may be for you.
One downside of living in Spirit Lake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.61 minutes every day commuting to work.