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Blanchard, Idaho - Basic Facts

Blanchard is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Blanchard Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bonner County at latitude 48.0168 and longitude -116.9838. Bonner County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,287 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Blanchard Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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Blanchard, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 291
Population in Households 289
Population in Familes 236
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 196
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (21.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 ( 5.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 352 (72.9%)
Median Home Value $179,348
Average Home Value $200,000


Median Household Income $36,794
Average Household Income $47,409
Per Capita Income $20,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.59% 1.47%
Households 2.9% 1.63%
Families 1.32% 1.68%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.


Blanchard, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanchard to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 165 28th
Population Density1 # 192 16th
Diversity Index2 # 192 16th
Median Household Income # 175 23rd
Per Capita Income # 113 51st

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