Post Falls, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Post Falls, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Post Falls is the 10th largest city in Idaho with a population of 31,013 as of July 1, 2016. Post Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Post Falls is located at latitude 47.7202 and longitude -116.9388 in Kootenai County. The formal boundaries for the City of Post Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Kootenai County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,182 feet.

The City of Post Falls (GNIS ID: 2411475) 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 Post Falls is located within Post Falls-Rathdrum Division of Kootenai County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Post Falls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Post Falls: Marshall, Q'emiln.

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Post Falls, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,013
Population in Households 30,934
Population in Familes 25,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 2,162
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 11,414
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 8,154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,723 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,691 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,012 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $182,151
Average Home Value $221,455


Median Household Income $49,060
Average Household Income $61,447
Per Capita Income $22,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.9% 1.75%
Households 1.71% 1.63%
Families 1.57% 1.56%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Post Falls, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Post Falls 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 # 10 96th
Population Density1 # 36 85th
Diversity Index2 # 127 45th
Median Household Income # 66 71st
Per Capita Income # 80 65th

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