The City of Challis had a population of 1,079 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Challis is located at latitude 44.5052 and longitude -114.2272 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Challis (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,253 feet.
The City of Challis (GNIS ID: 2409432) 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 Challis is located within Challis Division of Custer County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Challis 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 Challis: Garden City.
|Population in Households||1,077|
|Population in Familes||852|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||623 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||376 (60.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||124 (19.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||123 (19.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$157,143|
|Average Home Value||$175,265|
|Median Household Income||$39,654|
|Average Household Income||$52,951|
|Per Capita Income||$23,352|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.39%|
|Per Capita Income||2.21%|
The table below compares Challis 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.
|Total Population||# 87||62nd|
|Population Density1||# 153||33rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 133||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 146||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 69||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.