Marsing, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marsing, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Marsing had a population of 1,154 as of July 1, 2016. Marsing 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 Marsing is located at latitude 43.5464 and longitude -116.8104 in Owyhee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marsing (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Owyhee County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,300 feet.

The City of Marsing (GNIS ID: 2411042) 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 Marsing is located within Marsing Division of Owyhee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marsing 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 Marsing: Butte, Claytonia, Erb.

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


Total Population 1,154
Population in Households 1,154
Population in Familes 1,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,610
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 394
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $126,429
Average Home Value $184,222


Median Household Income $27,666
Average Household Income $37,163
Per Capita Income $12,530
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.19%
Households -0.71% -0.26%
Families -0.54% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Marsing, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marsing 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 # 84 63rd
Population Density1 # 61 74th
Diversity Index2 # 6 97th
Median Household Income # 224 2nd
Per Capita Income # 224 2nd

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