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Idaho Falls, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Idaho Falls is the 4th largest city in Idaho with a population of 59,282 as of July 1, 2016. Idaho Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Idaho Falls is located at latitude 43.4875 and longitude -112.0357 in Bonneville County. The formal boundaries for the City of Idaho Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Bonneville County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,705 feet.

The City of Idaho Falls (GNIS ID: 2410091) 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 Idaho Falls is located within Idaho Falls Division of Bonneville County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Idaho Falls 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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Idaho Falls, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 59,282
Population in Households 58,274
Population in Familes 48,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,008
Population Density1 2,642
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 21,874
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 14,879
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,781 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,093 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,049 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $145,434
Average Home Value $175,531


Median Household Income $46,547
Average Household Income $67,076
Per Capita Income $25,146
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.8%
Households 0.49% 0.7%
Families 0.39% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Idaho Falls, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Idaho Falls 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 # 4 99th
Population Density1 # 15 94th
Diversity Index2 # 75 67th
Median Household Income # 79 66th
Per Capita Income # 49 79th

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