McCall

McCall

Whether you want to hit the ski slopes, go on a family-friendly bike tour, or listen to live music, there are endless things to do in McCall.

Welcome to McCall

Nestled in Idaho’s picturesque mountains, McCall is a vibrant resort town approximately 100 miles north of Boise. As the largest city in rural Valley County, McCall encompasses 10 square miles and has a population of about 3,100 residents which can more than triple during the summer months and holidays. Named after its founder, Tom McCall, the city is situated on the southern shore of beautiful Payette Lake and is bordered by towering, pine-covered mountains. Originally founded as a logging town, McCall is a destination for outdoor recreation and adventure enthusiasts. With boasting lake views, wildlife, and dozens of trails, McCall does not disappoint. Whether you want to hit the ski slopes, go on a family-friendly bike tour, or listen to live music, there are endless things to do in McCall. Nothing is quite like a lake and sunshine! Take a trip to Payette Lake for jet skiing, paddle boarding, and swimming. Spanning 5,330 acres, Payette is specially designated for boating.
 
Adventure awaits in Ponderosa State Park just north of McCall’s central area! Scenic views and wildlife welcome visitors who can enjoy hiking, camping, cycling, skiing, and picnicking. Shopping is the best medicine! McCall’s downtown area comprises many shops, dining, and boutiques. It is also home to a legacy park where you can walk along the beautiful waterfront. McCall is no stranger to events! The McCall Winter Carnival is the largest annual event in Idaho. As the town’s most anticipated festival, it attracts more than 60,000 visitors from across the globe every year to view magnificent snow sculptures. For more information, Visit McCall, City of McCall, and Event Calendar.

Overview for McCall, ID

5,736 people live in McCall, where the median age is 42.1 and the average individual income is $34,347.39. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,736

Total Population

42.1 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$34,347.39

Average individual Income

Around McCall, ID

There's plenty to do around McCall, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

32
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
6
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Frenchie’s On 3rd, Squatch Sweets, and Stax Sandwiches.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.76 miles 141 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 0.73 miles 29 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.71 miles 101 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 0.61 miles 19 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.72 miles 120 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.86 miles 62 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for McCall, ID

McCall has 1,933 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in McCall do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,736 people call McCall home. The population density is 75.67 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,736

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.1

Median Age

50.42 / 49.58%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,933

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$34,347.39

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in McCall, ID

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The following schools are within or nearby McCall. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
McCall-Donnelly High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Payette Lakes Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Heartland High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Barbara R Morgan Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
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