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Caldwell, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Caldwell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Canyon County at latitude 43.6459 and longitude -116.6593. Canyon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,375 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Caldwell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Caldwell, Idaho.

The P1 Census Class Code for Caldwell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Caldwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Caldwell: Hamburg Siding.

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


Total Population 48,911
Population in Households 47,404
Population in Familes 39,994
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,507
Population Density1 2,217
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 15,664
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 11,266
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 17,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,969 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,695 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,444 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $105,102
Average Home Value $118,618


Median Household Income $37,380
Average Household Income $46,103
Per Capita Income $15,358
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.33% 1.58%
Households 1.19% 1.5%
Families 1.05% 1.45%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Caldwell, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caldwell 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 # 6 98th
Population Density1 # 30 87th
Diversity Index2 # 18 93rd
Median Household Income # 171 25th
Per Capita Income # 216 5th

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