Orofino, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Orofino, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Orofino had a population of 3,182 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Orofino is located at latitude 46.4872 and longitude -116.2582 in Clearwater County. The formal boundaries for the City of Orofino (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Clearwater County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The City of Orofino (GNIS ID: 2411336) 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 Orofino is located within Nez Perce Division of Clearwater County.

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


Total Population 3,182
Population in Households 2,619
Population in Familes 2,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 563
Population Density1 1,332
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,174
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 728
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 783 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 391 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $155,344
Average Home Value $193,606


Median Household Income $41,701
Average Household Income $52,893
Per Capita Income $22,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% -0.14%
Households 0.16% -0.09%
Families 0.74% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Orofino, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orofino 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 # 45 81st
Population Density1 # 77 67th
Diversity Index2 # 110 51st
Median Household Income # 124 46th
Per Capita Income # 91 61st

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