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Star, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Star had a population of 8,028 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Star is located at latitude 43.7043 and longitude -116.5019 in Ada County. The formal boundaries for the City of Star (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Ada County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,470 feet.

The City of Star (GNIS ID: 2411972) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Star is located within Eagle Division of Ada County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Star population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Star, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,028
Population in Households 8,023
Population in Familes 7,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,270
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 2,684
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 2,172
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,970 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 714 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $248,898
Average Home Value $366,819


Median Household Income $68,411
Average Household Income $85,007
Per Capita Income $28,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 5.27% 5.45%
Households 5.35% 5.66%
Families 5.43% 5.54%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Star, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Star to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 90th
Population Density1 # 81 65th
Diversity Index2 # 111 52nd
Median Household Income # 5 98th
Per Capita Income # 31 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.