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Rathdrum Real Estate Community Guide


Rathdrum, Idaho is located in Kootenai County 30 minutes northwest of Coeur d’Alene. This fast growing city has a population of 8,672 (2020 census), nearly doubling from 4,816 people in the 2000 census. Named after Rathdrum, Ireland, this town’s climate in Rathdrum provides four distinct seasons. Temperatures average at 21 degrees in January, and high temperatures average at 86 degrees in July.  

Rathdrum Real Estate

Real Estate and Housing in Rathdrum has a great selection of family homes. There are planned developments in Rathdrum as well as vibrant 55+ communities. Also, if you plan on needing a bit more space for raising a few horses, there are both existing homes with acreages and vacant and available in 5-acre parcels and more.  

Home in Rathdrum, Idaho


Recreation abounds in Rathdrum with its many parks and fields. Here you will find many activities including: boating, hiking, riding, fishing, golf, skiing, and snowmobiling. There are 13 lakes within less than an hour’s drive. The closest being Twin Lakes only 4 miles north of the city. 

With many opportunities for dining and shopping, an evening out is fun and easy in Rathdrum, with tons of parking available at local stores and restaurants. Rathdrum has a vibrant local economy whose residents are eager to give you top notch service. 


Schools in the Rathdrum (Lakeland School District) area are top rated in the state of Idaho. The district has two high schools, two middle schools and six elementary schools.       

The majority of the students are bussed to school, with an activity bus to deliver the children home after participating in afterschool activities. Rathdrum is home to KTEC and Parker Technical Center (NIC).