Wendell, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wendell, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Wendell had a population of 2,962 as of July 1, 2016. Wendell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Wendell is located at latitude 42.7747 and longitude -114.703 in Gooding County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wendell (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gooding County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,432 feet.

The City of Wendell (GNIS ID: 2412213) 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 Wendell is located within Wendell Division of Gooding County.

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


Total Population 2,962
Population in Households 2,950
Population in Familes 2,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 2,165
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 1,033
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 751
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 634 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 399 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $121,392
Average Home Value $140,142


Median Household Income $36,238
Average Household Income $47,636
Per Capita Income $16,197
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.65%
Households 0.88% 0.57%
Families 1.25% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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, 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 # 49 79th
Population Density1 # 35 85th
Diversity Index2 # 12 95th
Median Household Income # 184 19th
Per Capita Income # 208 9th

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