American Falls, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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American Falls, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of American Falls had a population of 4,527 as of July 1, 2016. American Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 American Falls is located at latitude 42.7826 and longitude -112.8542 in Power County. The formal boundaries for the City of American Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Power County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,406 feet.

The City of American Falls (GNIS ID: 2409696) 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 American Falls is located within American Falls Division of Power County.

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

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


Total Population 4,527
Population in Households 4,488
Population in Familes 3,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 2,685
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 1,486
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 1,109
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,026 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 460 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $120,965
Average Home Value $115,366


Median Household Income $38,391
Average Household Income $50,378
Per Capita Income $16,561
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% -0.05%
Households 0.13% -0.12%
Families 0.07% -0.16%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

American Falls, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares American 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 # 34 85th
Population Density1 # 13 95th
Diversity Index2 # 5 98th
Median Household Income # 159 30th
Per Capita Income # 205 10th

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