Caldwell, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Caldwell, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Caldwell is the 6th largest city in Idaho with a population of 52,052 as of July 1, 2016. Caldwell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Caldwell is located at latitude 43.6459 and longitude -116.6593 in Canyon County. 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. Canyon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,375 feet.

The City of Caldwell (GNIS ID: 2409956) 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 Caldwell is located within Caldwell Division of Canyon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Caldwell 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 Caldwell: Hamburg Siding.

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


Total Population 52,052
Population in Households 50,499
Population in Familes 42,575
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,553
Population Density1 2,350
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 16,546
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 11,889
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 18,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,450 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,096 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,605 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $114,614
Average Home Value $133,998


Median Household Income $38,914
Average Household Income $49,732
Per Capita Income $16,674
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.89% 1.98%
Households 1.68% 1.86%
Families 1.57% 1.81%
Median Household Income   1.2%
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.

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, 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 # 6 98th
Population Density1 # 22 91st
Diversity Index2 # 18 93rd
Median Household Income # 155 32nd
Per Capita Income # 201 12th

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