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Wendell, Idaho - Basic Facts

Wendell is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Wendell.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gooding County at latitude 42.7757 and longitude -114.7042. Gooding County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,432 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Wendell (see map) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,988
Population in Households 2,976
Population in Familes 2,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 2,190
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 1,047
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 764
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 651 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $118,543
Average Home Value $143,405


Median Household Income $36,514
Average Household Income $49,924
Per Capita Income $17,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.7% 1.09%
Households 1.62% 1.1%
Families 2.25% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.


Wendell, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wendell 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 # 50 78th
Population Density1 # 31 87th
Diversity Index2 # 12 95th
Median Household Income # 180 21st
Per Capita Income # 201 12th

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