The City of Shoshone had a population of 1,646 as of July 1, 2016. Shoshone ranks in the upper 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 Shoshone is located at latitude 42.9364 and longitude -114.4049 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shoshone (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,963 feet.
The City of Shoshone (GNIS ID: 2411894) 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 Shoshone is located within Shoshone Division of Lincoln County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shoshone 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 Shoshone: Bottoms, Naples.
|Population in Households||1,634|
|Population in Familes||1,395|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||725 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||398 (54.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||196 (27.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||130 (17.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,474|
|Average Home Value||$169,750|
|Median Household Income||$42,021|
|Average Household Income||$52,497|
|Per Capita Income||$17,322|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.05%|
|Per Capita Income||1.22%|
The table below compares Shoshone 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.
|Total Population||# 72||69th|
|Population Density1||# 71||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 17||93rd|
|Median Household Income||# 121||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 192||16th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.