Weippe, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Weippe, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Weippe is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clearwater County at latitude 46.3808 and longitude -115.9389. Clearwater County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,015 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Weippe 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 Weippe (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 394
Population in Households 394
Population in Familes 303
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 945
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $109,091
Average Home Value $148,321


Median Household Income $28,177
Average Household Income $40,232
Per Capita Income $18,356
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.62% -1.95%
Households -2.47% -1.62%
Families -2.22% -1.69%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   3.45%
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.


Weippe, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weippe 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 # 151 34th
Population Density1 # 112 51st
Diversity Index2 # 223 2nd
Median Household Income # 225 1st
Per Capita Income # 173 24th

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