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Rupert, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Rupert is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Minidoka County at latitude 42.619 and longitude -113.6739. Minidoka County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,157 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Rupert 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 Rupert (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 5,547
Population in Households 5,497
Population in Familes 4,664
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density1 2,661
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 2,041
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,439
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,377 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 664 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $70,313
Average Home Value $78,177


Median Household Income $38,352
Average Household Income $47,199
Per Capita Income $17,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% 0.22%
Households 0.17% 0.29%
Families 0.7% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Rupert, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rupert 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 # 30 87th
Population Density1 # 12 95th
Diversity Index2 # 13 95th
Median Household Income # 158 31st
Per Capita Income # 197 14th

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