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Wallace, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Wallace had a population of 776 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wallace is located at latitude 47.4732 and longitude -115.9218 in Shoshone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wallace (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shoshone County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,730 feet.

The City of Wallace (GNIS ID: 2412169) 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 Wallace is located within Osburn-Wallace Division of Shoshone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wallace 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 Wallace: Cedar Swamp, Placer Center.

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


Total Population 776
Population in Households 721
Population in Familes 509
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 923
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 366
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (34.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $136,111
Average Home Value $147,368


Median Household Income $32,801
Average Household Income $46,523
Per Capita Income $23,091
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.26%
Households 0.09% -0.11%
Families 0.25% -0.21%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

Wallace, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wallace 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 # 107 53rd
Population Density1 # 114 50th
Diversity Index2 # 163 28th
Median Household Income # 208 9th
Per Capita Income # 73 68th

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