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Onaway, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Onaway had a population of 193 as of July 1, 2016. Onaway ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Onaway is located at latitude 46.9282 and longitude -116.8895 in Latah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Onaway (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Latah County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,621 feet.

The City of Onaway (GNIS ID: 2411322) 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 Onaway is located within Potlatch Division of Latah County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Onaway 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 Onaway: Bulltown.

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


Total Population 193
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 156
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,266
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $180,000


Median Household Income $40,257
Average Household Income $48,053
Per Capita Income $20,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.72%
Households 0.37% 0.68%
Families -1.31% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Onaway, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Onaway 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 # 184 19th
Population Density1 # 83 64th
Diversity Index2 # 216 5th
Median Household Income # 141 38th
Per Capita Income # 128 44th

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