Bear Lake County ID Information


Bear Lake County Subdivisions

Bear Lake County ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 5,983
Population in Households 5,952
Population in Familes 5,164
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 2,283
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,656
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,816 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 467 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,749 (43.4%)
Median Home Value $152,344
Average Home Value $197,137


Median Household Income $44,319
Average Household Income $52,869
Per Capita Income $20,200
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.23%
Households 0.02% 0.26%
Families -0.06% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.


Bear Lake County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bear Lake County to the other 44 counties and county equivalents in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 36 20th
Population Density1 # 28 39th
Diversity Index2 # 40 11th
Median Household Income # 15 68th
Per Capita Income # 29 36th

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