Gooding County ID Information


Gooding County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,909
Population in Households 15,857
Population in Familes 13,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 5,646
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 3,975
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,598 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,048 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 640 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $136,703
Average Home Value $180,468


Median Household Income $37,138
Average Household Income $49,575
Per Capita Income $17,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.3%
Households 0.33% 0.22%
Families 0.19% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.


Gooding County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gooding County to the other 44 counties and county equivalents 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 # 21 55th
Population Density1 # 18 61st
Diversity Index2 # 7 86th
Median Household Income # 37 18th
Per Capita Income # 41 9th

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