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Athol, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Athol is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kootenai County at latitude 47.9446 and longitude -116.7079. Kootenai County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,392 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Athol, but most people and references simply refer to it as Athol, Idaho.

The P1 Census Class Code for Athol indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Athol (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 771
Population in Households 771
Population in Familes 646
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 983
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 232
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $218,182
Average Home Value $240,649


Median Household Income $53,583
Average Household Income $63,626
Per Capita Income $24,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.58% 2.14%
Households 2.71% 2.24%
Families 6.72% 2.23%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.


Athol, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Athol 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 # 108 53rd
Population Density1 # 109 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 210 8th
Median Household Income # 27 89th
Per Capita Income # 50 78th

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