Mud Lake, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mud Lake, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Mud Lake had a population of 319 as of July 1, 2016. Mud Lake 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 Mud Lake is located at latitude 43.8427 and longitude -112.4795 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mud Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,790 feet.

The City of Mud Lake (GNIS ID: 2411190) 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 Mud Lake is located within Mud Lake-Hamer Division of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 319
Population in Households 319
Population in Familes 294
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,236
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 3.89
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $98,611
Average Home Value $131,818


Median Household Income $42,683
Average Household Income $51,805
Per Capita Income $14,496
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 1.1%
Households 1.22% 0.96%
Families 0.0% 1.17%
Median Household Income   3.78%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Mud Lake, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mud Lake 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 # 160 30th
Population Density1 # 32 86th
Diversity Index2 # 14 94th
Median Household Income # 116 49th
Per Capita Income # 219 4th

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