Bliss, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bliss, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Bliss had a population of 337 as of July 1, 2016. Bliss ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Bliss is located at latitude 42.9243 and longitude -114.9475 in Gooding County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bliss (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gooding County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,271 feet.

The City of Bliss (GNIS ID: 2409864) 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 Bliss is located within Bliss Division of Gooding County.

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


Total Population 337
Population in Households 337
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 453
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $152,500
Average Home Value $294,718


Median Household Income $50,439
Average Household Income $64,946
Per Capita Income $23,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.7%
Households 0.8% 0.64%
Families 2.88% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

Bliss, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bliss 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 # 157 31st
Population Density1 # 166 27th
Diversity Index2 # 24 90th
Median Household Income # 56 76th
Per Capita Income # 70 70th

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