Plummer, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plummer, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Plummer had a population of 1,071 as of July 1, 2016. Plummer ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plummer is located at latitude 47.3297 and longitude -116.885 in Benewah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plummer (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benewah County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,743 feet.

The City of Plummer (GNIS ID: 2411445) 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 Plummer is located within Plummer Division of Benewah County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plummer: Hnt'achqn.

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


Total Population 1,071
Population in Households 1,070
Population in Familes 880
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 854
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 388
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $144,262
Average Home Value $186,525


Median Household Income $37,643
Average Household Income $46,798
Per Capita Income $18,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.54%
Households 0.59% 0.61%
Families 0.66% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

Plummer, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plummer 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 # 88 62nd
Population Density1 # 120 48th
Diversity Index2 # 40 82nd
Median Household Income # 167 27th
Per Capita Income # 173 24th

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